Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 6:00pm

Fall Hours


Sally McCarthy

Assistant Dean for Curriculum Design

Sarah J. Loope Hulsey

Assistant Dean, Office of Academic Affairs

Emily Wack

Director, J.D. Programs

Dominique Brown

Associate Director, Office of Academic Affairs

Mark Loker

Program Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs

Kara E. Passmore

Assistant Director, Office of Academic Affairs

Anne Nelson

Office Manager, Office of Academic Affairs

Alison Romano

Front Desk Coordinator, Office of Academic Affairs


Academic Advising

To schedule an appointment with one of our academic advisors, please visit our online scheduling tool, Symplicity, orĀ call (202) 662-9041. Topics for advising (with primary advisors noted for special topics) include the following:

  • Course selection
  • Joint and concurrent degree programs (Emily Wack)
  • Permission to overload or underload in a semester
  • Permission to take courses on the Main Campus (Emily Wack)
  • Permission to take summer courses at another ABA-approved law school (Emily Wack)
  • Permission to transfer between divisions
  • Permission to withdraw from a course
  • Questions regarding adjunct JD professors (Sarah Hulsey)
  • Questions regarding full-time and visiting JD professors (Sally McCarthy)
  • Supervised Research project planning
  • Transfer student course selection (Emily Wack)
  • Visiting student course selection (Emily Wack)