Office of Student Services
The Office of Student Services addresses quality of life issues, provides academic and non-academic counseling, coordinates disability services, supports student organizations and serves as a source of information for our students.
The Office is administered by Assistant Dean Althea Sterling. She provides general advising and counseling, including:
- course selection
- long-range course planning
- early graduation
- adjusting to law school
- stress and anxiety
To make an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631.761.7050.
The office is responsible for key areas, including:
- Disability Resources. providing confidential support for students with physical, learning, or other disabilities. Services include the development of an individualized accommodation plan, including appropriate examination modifications, such as extra time. Medical or other professional documentation may be required. To find out more, review the Handbook for Students with Disabilities or contact via email or by phone at (631) 761-7050.
- Counseling / Advising. All law students experience stress to one degree or another. The Law Center has a few different resources available for student advising, counseling and mental health assistance. All conversations are confidential.
Althea Sterling,Assistant Dean, is available for informal, confidential counseling regarding stress management as the result of law school or non-law-school issues, bereavement, and crisis intervention. She can also assist with advisement in regards to course selection and other academic concerns. To make an appointment, email, call (631) 761-7050 or visit the Office of Student Services (Room 302).
Elizabeth Eckhardt, LCSW, PhD,is a professional counselor who visits the Law Center regularly while classes are in session and is available to meet with students and staff for personal counseling on a confidential basis, by appointment, free of charge. Appointments can be made directly through her office at (516) 616-3296 or email@example.com via the Office of Student Services. Robert Fogel, Campus Rabbi,is available to meet with students for informal counseling. His office hours are Monday or Thursday from 12:30 - 5:00 pm. For appointments, please call (631) 761-7440 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional resources, please visit the Student Support Services page.
Touro Law Center Campus
225 Eastview Drive/Room 302
Central Islip, NY 11722
|Monday through Thursday||8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.|
|Friday||9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.|
Althea Sterling, Assistant Dean for Student Services
Disabilities Accommodations Officer
Code of Conduct Administration (including Application Amendments)
Exam Administration & Oversight
Marie Koch, Director of Student Services & Scholarship Aid
Student Community Building (socials, 1L dinners, academic programming)
Scholarship & Summer Grant Administration
Exam Administration Assistance
Frances DeSimone, Administrative Assistant