CMLAW COVID-19 Information & Updates

Posted 2020-03-16 7:06pm


CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has transitioned to remote services as of March 17, 2020. Remote delivery of classes will continue through the end of this semester, including final exams. Information from C|M|LAW departments regarding operations is provided below.

Academic Support

Our Academic Support team is committed to providing top notch service to students during these weeks of distance learning.  We understand that transitioning to this type of learning may require some additional assistance and are more than willing  to meet with you virtually to help develop a personalized plan to help achieve your very best.  Instructions for accessing our various academic support programs can be found on our Academic Support web page and don't hesitate to contact us: Nick De Santis ;  and Michelle Bond

Student Services

Bar Preparation

Bar Preparation assistance remains available on a remote basis.   Mary Jane McGinty ( is available by phone, by email, and by Zoom.  Please email her to schedule a time.  OBEST is also continuing online.

Career and Academic Advising/Job Search

Career and academic advising is ongoing on a remote basis. Sarah Beznoska ( and Jaime Gay ( are available for phone appointments, by Zoom, and by email. We ask that you send an email to them to schedule a time and/or use the Request an Appointment link in CareerConnect. We are continuing to review documents submitted to CareerConnect in the order that they have been uploaded, and you will receive an email with any edits and comments.

Records/Academic Services

Academic records requests should be sent to the ticketing system at, where staff will continue to process these requests.

Student Organizations

Student organization activities and events on-campus have been suspended by the Center for Student Involvement. For assistance with student organization matters, including assistance in setting up a Zoom meeting (if necessary), please contact Assistant Dean Sarah Beznoska at


The Law Library has transitioned to remote services.

Virtual library access 

Alumni and Development

Events: All CSU C|M|LAW alumni and development related events are cancelled/postponed through the end of the semester.

Giving to CSU C|M|LAW: Campus mail is on a reduced delivery system. Please know that if you prefer to send donations in via USPS, there will be a delay in processing. We encourage all donors to give online at If you would prefer to make a gift via stock or bank/wire transfer, please contact Ashley Presutto at for details on how to do so.

Contacting the Alumni and Development Team: During this time, all non-essential personnel at CSU are working remotely. This has limited our access to our phone system. You may contact any faculty or staff member of C|M|LAW or the University by phone, but be aware there may be a delay in responding. For more timely requests, please email our alumni and development staff directly: Michelle Debelak, Assistant Dean for Advancement m.debelak55@csuohio.eduAmy L. Miller, Director of Alumni and Donor Relations and Ashley M. Presutto, Development Manager

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