College of Law

Student Handbook - College Offices

Academic Affairs

The associate dean for academic affairs administers all academic aspects of the College Law and advises students on academic matters. The dean also addresses concerns about courses and instructors.

Geoffrey Rapp, associate dean for academic affairs
Mary Lynn Valdes-Dapena, clerical specialist

Office: 2000C
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Phone: 419.530.4107
Fax: 419.530.4526


Financial Aid

The Law Financial Aid Office administers all aspects of the financial aid process, including counseling, loan consolidation, budgeting and entrance and exit interviews.

Office: 1015F
Phone: 419.530.7929
Fax: 419.530.5091
lawfinaid@utoledo.edu
Office Hours: You may set up an appointment by phone or email. If the Law Financial Aid Office is not open and you need immediate assistance, contact the UToledo Office of Financial Aid in Rocket Hall, which is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 419.530.8700.


Professional Development

The mission of the Office of Professional Development (OPD) is to inform current students and alumni of employment and experience-based opportunities while offering guidance and support based on each person's individual needs. Topic areas covered through materials, counseling appointments or programs include but are not limited to: resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, networking skills, interview preparation, and non-traditional law career options.

In order to serve you better, we expect and need from each of you:

  • Attendance at programs that relate to your area of interest or your particular class.
  • Read, be aware of and follow ALL information contained in the Career Services Handbook.
  • Check-in with our office AT LEAST once a semester.
  • Set up an exit interview with the Office of Professional Development at the end of your final semester prior to graduation.
  • Report a permanent address and phone number where you can be reached following graduation (explanation for this is in the handbook).

Heather Karns, assistant dean for career services and alumni affairs
Laura Dettinger, director of the Office of Professional Development

Office: 1030
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Phone: 419.530.2851
Fax: 419.530.7922
Email:  opd@utoledo.edu


Registrar

The Law Registrar's Office is a multi-faceted office serving students from their first day of law school through graduation and beyond. We strive to aid students in the registration process and to disseminate information vital to the smooth flow of a student's law school career through state bar registration.

Dan Kall, registrar

Megan Rospert, assistant registrar

Office: 2000K
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Evening hours are posted on the Registrar's Office page.
Phone: 419.530.2935 
Fax: 419.530.4526


Student Affairs

The assistant dean for student affairs helps coordinate a variety of services and programs to enrich the overall experience of Toledo Law students and to support their academic, professional, and personal development. The dean's portfolio includes student organizations, character and fitness disclosures, and student well-being. The dean also serves as the advisor to the Student Bar Association.

Kelly Tomlinson, assistant dean for student affairs
Mary Lynn Valdes-Dapena, clerical specialist

Office: 2000E
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
Phone: 419.530.2937
Fax: 419.530.4526

Last Updated: 1/27/21