College of Law

Law Coronavirus FAQ

Updated Oct. 1, 2020
Fall classes resumed on Aug. 17, 2020, in in-person, online, and hybrid formats. In alignment with The University of Toledo's proactive measures to safeguard health and safety, we reopened the law school with many services continuing to operate remotely. FAQ below will provide guidance during this time. Reference the law academic calendar for important dates. Visit the UToledo COVID-19 Response site for critical University updates.


Health & Safety

  • What health and safety measures have been undertaken in the law building?
  • Where do I find information about COVID-19 resources at UToledo?
  • What is the Student Safety Commitment?
  • Are masks required on campus?
  • What are the classroom procedures related to COVID?
  • Who at the law school should I contact if I have questions about COVID issues?
  • Are there hand sanitizers in the Law Center building?

Academic Services

  • What are the dates for fall classes and examinations?
  • What is the grading system for fall 2020?
  • What are the potential course delivery methods for fall 2020 and spring 2021?
  • I am in a CDC high-risk category for COVID, how do I request accommodations if I am scheduled for an in-person or hybrid class, and I would like to request to attend class remotely? What if I am scheduled for an online class that has an in-person examination?
  • Is there space in the Law Center for students to "attend" synchronous distance learning classes?
  • How will final exams and other assessments be handled?
  • Which classes count toward the 15-credit limit on Distance Learning courses in the college's Academic Rules?

Student Support

  • What do I do if I am ill?
  • What about the attendance policy?
  • Is COVID-19 testing available for students?
  • What counseling services are available to students?
  • What if I decide to travel? Do I need to self-quarantine?
  • I am having a financial emergency related to COVID-19 or another issue, who should I contact?
  • Who can help me with IT issues with my computer and online learning?
  • Will I still be able to meet with faculty and offices like Law Financial Aid, Office of Professional Development, and Law Registrar?
  • Will law events still take place during fall 2020?
  • What are my options for on-campus parking?
  • Will parking or other fees be refunded if fall 2020 classes move from in-person to remote instruction?
  • Who can assist with questions related to the bar exam or bar application?

Law Library

  • Can I access the LaValley Law Library?
  • Can I get research assistance remotely?
  • How can I access virtual resources?

Questions?
Kelly Tomlinson, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
419.530.2937
kelly.tomlinson@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 10/2/20