The Office of Student Affairs (“OSA”) is actually the short name for the Office of Student Affairs. The OSA is the primary advocate and administrative liaison for Howard University School of Law Students. Our goal is to enhance the quality of student life through support for academic, financial, and personal advising and counseling. In addition to working with individual students, the OSA provides support for student organizations at the School of Law.

The Office of Student Affairs assists students in finding healthy solutions for matters that arise while at the School of Law. Below is a list of some of the areas in which the OSA may provide assistance or guidance:

  • Accommodations for Disabilities
  • Counseling Referrals
  • Ethical Issues
  • Exam Accommodations
  • Family Emergencies
  • General Questions
  • General & Personal Counseling
  • International Student Issues
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Medical Leaves
  • Personal Problems
  • Student Organizations
  • Student Programming


Bookstore Information

Certification Request Form

Exam4 Information

Health Services

Housing Information

Inclement Weather

Law Library

Make Room Reservations

Notary Services

Parking Information

Pathways to Success Program

Petition to Receive Credit for Courses Taken at Other Law Schools

Refund Policy

Request for Total Withdrawal

Shuttle Bus Schedule

Student Bar Association (SBA)​

Howard University School of Law Student Handbook

Student Mass Email Policies