About the Office

About the Office

Contact Information

(434) 924-3737
Fax (434) 924-4672
Room SL109
studentaffairs@law.virginia.edu

About the Office

The Office of Student Affairs offers individual counseling, administers policies regarding personal challenges students may encounter, works closely with student organizations and academic journal personnel, coordinates extracurricular activities, administers disability accommodations, and fosters interaction between students and faculty in a variety of settings. A wide range of support services is available to all law students as quality of life issues are addressed.

Some of the office's specific services include:

Staff

Sarah E. Davies

Sarah E. Davies

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Sarah Davies oversees referrals and resources for disability accommodations, and offers academic support counseling and advising. She is the primary contact for law student emergencies/illnesses and personal support, manages the medical leave of absence process for students, and is a resource for Law School policies and procedures. Additionally, she contributes to the planning and implementation of commencement, orientation and student leadership development programs. Bio | Contact

 

Megan Durkee
Megan Durkee

Director of Student Affairs

Megan Durkee offers academic support counseling and advising, is a contact for student emergencies/illnesses and other personal support, and is the primary contact for Peer Advisors and Community Fellows. She is a resource for Law School policies and procedures, and oversees and manages awards. She also contributes to the planning and implementation of commencement, orientation and student leadership development programs. Contact

 

Lisa A. Napier

Faculty Assistant

Lisa Napier is responsible for advising students on general questions and providing student support. She contributes to the planning and implementation of Student Affairs events, commencement and orientation. She is also a licensed EMS.  Contact

 

Savannah Ourednik 

Student Affairs Coordinator 

Savannah Ourednik is the primary contact for student organizations and academic journals. She assists with funding, reimbursements, event planning and leadership transitions. She is also responsible for Student Affairs events, wellness programming and student leadership development programs, and assists with commencement and orientation. Contact 

 

Kate Gibson

Kate Gibson

CAPS Psychologist

Dr. Kate Gibson, a psychologist with UVA’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), is located at the School of Law and focuses exclusively on the mental health needs of law students. Her office in SL135C is accessible through the waiting room at SL135D. Dr. Gibson has been at CAPS for nine years and is a licensed psychologist. Contact