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Law School Covid-19 Updates

Law School Covid-19 Updates

Please check back regularly for the latest updates on Covid-19's impact on the University of Dayton School of Law.

Frequently Asked Questions

Online classes will continue through the summer semester. 

The Law@Dayton weekly online class schedule will not change. The summer semester 2020 Get REAL Week will now be online.

Classes in the Government Contracting and Procurement Master's Program will continue online through the summer semester. Online LL.M. and PatentPlus certificate students will continue online classes as normal.

Ohio postponed its July bar exam until September and other jurisdictions have made similar decisions. The law school will provide bar prep assistance to students until they take their bar exam. Please contact Micheline Kidwell at if you have questions. 

Students will receive a credit or, in certain circumstances, a refund for unused portions of housing or meal plans. Please click here for details.

Anyone with card access can return to Keller Hall for UDSL-approved purposes or to retrieve belongings provided they keep their time in the building to a minimum and they maintain social distancing. If you have questions, contact Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Registrar Shannon Penn at

Students should direct questions to their instructors or advisors.

Effective at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, the Zimmerman Law Library is closed until further notice.

The School of Law discourages in-person study groups and encourages students to meet via an online platform like Zoom. Click here to set up your free Zoom account and to learn more about getting started.

Students graduating in May should mail their mailbox, locker and student organization keys to BJ Adams; University of Dayton School of Law; Keller Hall; 300 College Park; Dayton, OH 45469-2772. Please use a padded mailer to send the keys. Returning students can keep their keys.

If you have lost your keys, each key costs $15.00. Please send a check payable to the University of Dayton School of Law, addressed attention BJ Adams. Please do not give the student organization key to the new officer. If you do not have a padded mailer, please tape the keys on either an index card or a piece of paper. If you have any questions, please email BJ Adams.

Students can access their mailboxes or lockers anytime, or leave items until they return for in-person classes. 

Graduating students are reminded to retrieve their belongings before returning their keys.

We ask everyone to limit their time in the building and maintain social distancing.

If graduating students are unable to return to retrieve their items by the end of the semester, they can contact BJ Adams at or Dean Penn at

Career services staff are available to meet with students via Zoom, talk on the phone, or consult via email. Call 937-229-3215 or email for questions or to set up a Zoom appointment.

Please contact Dean Penn at