Academic Resources

Amy Gaudion

Your academic success at Penn State's Dickinson Law is our top priority. It begins during orientation with your faculty advisor and continues throughout your three years at Dickinson Law with a wide range of resources including but not limited to peer tutoring, individualized writing assistance, and workshops on effective outlining and exam preparation.

Office of the Registrar

The Office of Registrar maintains student records, manages course registration, oversees student notification of grades, monitors graduation eligibility requirements, and assists with bar registration procedures.

Office of the Registrar
Dickinson Law
150 S. College Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
Fax: 717-241-3503

Pam Knowlton, Law School Registrar
Email: prk5@psu.edu
Phone: 717-240-5212

Kristin Thomas, Academic Affairs and Career Services Coordinator
Email: klt269@psu.edu
Phone: 717-240-5105

Office of Academic Affairs

Led by Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Amy C. Gaudion, the Office of Academic Affairs administers the academic program and policies. Questions regarding the Dickinson Law academic program or any academic policy should be addressed to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Dickinson Law
150 S. College Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Amy C. Gaudion, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Law
Email: acg14@psu.edu
Telephone: 717-240-5216

Pam Knowlton, Law School Registrar
Email: prk5@psu.edu
Phone: 717-240-5212

Kristin Thomas, Academic Affairs and Career Services Coordinator
Email: klt269@psu.edu
Phone: 717-240-5105

Academic Calendars

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar
Intent to Graduate — Activation Period Monday, August 12 through Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Orientation Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23, 2019
First Day of Classes Monday, August 26, 2019
Last Day to Drop Saturday, August 31, 2019
Last Day to Add Sunday, September 1, 2019
Pass/Fail Request Period Monday, August 26 through Monday, September 16, 2019
Labor Day Holiday — No Classes
(University closed)
Monday, September 2, 2019
Fall Break — No Classes Monday, October 14, 2019
Classes follow a Monday Schedule Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday — No Classes
(University closed November 28-29)
Wednesday, November 27 through Friday, November 29, 2019
Last Day of Classes Friday, December 6, 2019
Study Days Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, 2019
Final Exams Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 20, 2019
Grades Due Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar
Intent to Graduate — Activation Period January 2 through January 27, 2020
First Day of Classes January 13, 2020
Last Day to Drop January 18, 2020
Last Day to Add January 19, 2020
Pass/Fail Request Period January 13 through February 3, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday — No Classes
(University open)
January 20, 2020
Spring Break — No Classes
(University open)
March 9 through March 13, 2020
Last Day of Classes April 27, 2020
Study Days April 28 through April 29, 2020
Final Exams April 30 through May 14, 2020
Commencement May 15, 2020
Grades Due June 2, 2020