Services and Offices

Services and Offices

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
General Information: 924-3384
Reference: 924-7465
1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors of Withers-Brown Hall
Entrance and Circulation Desk on 1st floor; Reference is located on the 2nd floor

The Law Library collection dates back to the founding of the University, when Jefferson assembled classic interpretations of English law such as Glanville and Blackstone.

Bookstore: Courts & Commerce
Slaughter Hall, Room 188
Academic Year: Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Summer: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Law textbooks, study aids, supplies, clothing and gifts, greeting cards, stamps, health and beauty aids, snacks and frozen dinners. On-site overnight dry cleaning service. C&C is a branch of the University of Virginia Bookstore and so has access to its main inventory. Coordinates special book orders.

Copy Center 

Slaughter Hall, Room 184

In addition to the self-service copier in the Copy Center foyer, Copy Center staff are happy to copy, reduce, bind and staple your documents. Costs for services are posted in the copy center. There are also a number of coin-operated or copicard machines located in the Law Library and on the second floor of Slaughter Hall.


Sidley Café: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Greenberry's Coffee Bar: Mon-Thurs 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 
Stone Dining RoomMon-Fri 12-2 p.m. 
Reservations (434) 243-8921 (available before 10 a.m. on day of service)

University Parking & Transportation
UVA Parking and Transportation, Millmont St. (behind Barracks Road Shopping Center)

Parking on Grounds is controlled by the University’s Department of Parking and Transportation (P&T). Permits are required to park in all University lots. More on Parking at the Law School

University of Virginia Bookstore
Off Emmet St. on the top floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; extended hours at the beginning of the semester

Wide selection of general interest hardcover books, paperbacks, best-sellers, reference books, textbooks, art and school supplies, clothing and souvenirs. Film processing, thesis binding, and out-of-print book searches also offered.

Student Financial Services 

Student Accounts
Carruthers Hall (across Emmet St. from Barracks Road Shopping Center)

All questions regarding payment of tuition and fees should be directed to Student Financial Services.

University Transit Service (UTS)
Department of Parking and Transportation, Millmont St. (behind Barracks Road Shopping Center)

The University buses are free to all students, faculty and staff with current IDs. Schedules are available on the buses and on the website.

Cavalier Computers 
Main Store: Inside University Bookstore, above the Central Grounds Parking Garage, McCormick Rd. 

For information on Law School computer requirements, go to Computer Recommendations

Cavalier Computers Service

(check website for drop-off locations, fees and other information)

University Libraries
General information: 924-3021

Fourteen libraries at the University house more than 4.5 million volumes and nearly 50,000 journals and newspapers from around the world.

Student Legal Services
Newcomb Hall
4th Floor, Room 460
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sponsored by Student Council, Student Legal Services provides legal assistance to all University students in criminal, traffic and most areas of civil law. The attorneys provide counsel and representation, including litigation when necessary. Work-study and volunteer Law School students and undergraduate interns perform research, intake and other paralegal duties. Student Legal Services does not handle disputes between students or disputes with the University. Initial consultation free. By appointment.

University Police Department
Emergency: 9+911
Business: 924-7166
2304 Ivy Rd. (Rt. 250 West)

The University Police Department provides protective service to the University community and enforces criminal and traffic laws on all University property and adjacent street areas. Department personnel also offer safety seminars and a women's self-defense course and provide a student escort service (see below).

University Registrar's Office
Carruthers Hall

Issues official UVA transcripts ($4), certification of enrollment letters, loan deferments, insurance discounts, and letters of good standing. The Law School Student Records Office has forms to request all of these documents, delivered daily to Carruthers Hall. Students must notify this office within 48 hours if they change their local or permanent address. Students are encouraged to make address changes online, through SIS (the University's Student Information System) at

Safe Ride
Hours: After midnight

Operated by the University Of Virginia Police Department, Safe Ride provides transportation home for students, subject to the conditions on its website.

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Key Administrative Offices

All administrative offices are open Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Students Affairs is listed first because of its importance to students. The rest of the offices are in alphabetical order.

Student Affairs 
Slaughter Hall, Room 109

The assistant dean for student affairs advises and supports students regarding personal and Law School concerns, disability matters and accommodations, leaves of absence, transfers and withdrawals. Please call the office for information and to schedule appointments.

Slaughter Hall, Room 121

Assistant Dean and Chief Admissions Officer Cordel Faulk oversees the Admissions office.

Building Services 
Withers-Brown, Room 320

David Holsapple handles Law School room reservations and coordinates keys for student lockers.

Business Office 
Withers-Brown, Room 326 (past mailroom, then right)

Students who work for the Law School will need to go to this office to fill out initial paperwork for employment. Troy Dunaway is senior assistant dean for business and finance.

Career Services
Slaughter Hall, Room 232

The Career Services Office is run by Kevin Donovan, senior assistant dean for career services.

Dean's Office 
Withers-Brown, Room 319

Financial Aid 
Slaughter Hall, Room 126A

The Financial Aid Office is run by Director of Financial Aid Jennifer Hulvey.

Graduate Studies 
Slaughter Hall, Room 135A

The Graduate Studies Office administers the LL.M., S.J.D., and Visiting Scholar programs under Paul B. Stephan, director of the Graduate Studies Program. Polly Lawson, assistant dean for graduate studies, advises and supports international graduate students with all aspects of Law School life.

Human Resources 
Withers-Brown, Room 304

The employment and resource office for employees of the Law School. Director Barbara Ruddy can be contacted at 924-3094 or

Law ITC 
Help Desk: 924-3731 or 
General questions:

The Law School's information technologies support faculty, students and staff activities. Gary Banks, chief technology officer, heads the department. For technical support, call 924-3731 or email

Mortimer Caplin Public Service Center
Slaughter Hall, Room 234

Under Assistant Dean for Public Service Annie Kim, the Public Service Center offers job placement assistance, develops and administers the Law School's voluntary pro bono program, coordinates summer internships and postgraduate fellowships, and provides intensive career counseling to students seeking careers in the public sector.

Student Records Office
Slaughter Hall, Room 107

The Student Records Office under Assistant Dean for Academic Services and Registrar Jason Dugas assists students with course enrollment, coordinates the final examination process, advises students regarding academic policies and procedures, maintains official student academic records, and offers the following services:

  • provides information and Web links to transcripts, University ID cards, the Student Accounts Office, veteran's affairs, address change form, enrollment verification and student status confirmation.
  • prepares Third Year Practice Certificates.
  • provides information and applications for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE).
  • posts information regarding course assignments, class cancellations, research assistant positions, academic calendars and other notices.
  • provides bar examination information by jurisdiction, completes bar certifications and moral character certifications.

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