Dean of Students


Learn more about the Dean of Students Office from Elizabeth Ewert, Associate Dean of Students

Bldg. E, First Floor 
700 20th Street, N.W.
Telephone: 202.994.8320
Postal Address: 2000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20052


  • Monday-Thursday: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Friday: 9 am to 5 pm


  • Elizabeth Ewert, Associate Dean of Students 
  • Robin L. Juni, Assistant Dean of Students; Professorial Lecturer in Law
  • Andra Roy Chernack, Director and Senior Academic Advisor
  • Melissa S. deBeer, Director of Continuing Legal Education and Senior Academic Advisor
  • Dan Prestwich, Director of Student Academic Services
  • Megan Gabrielson, Executive Associate
  • Dr. Jessica Floyd Alexander, Program Administrator for Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Reid Walker, Administrative Assistant 

The Dean of Students office assists students with issues that arise during their enrollment at GW Law such as:

  • Academic Advising
  • Course selection advising
  • Registration assistance
  • Counseling/assistance on exam issues
  • Degree requirement completion assessments
  • Class recording request processing
  • University support services and programs referrals
  • Policy on Academic Integrity enforcement
  • Joint degree program counseling/approval
  • Co-Curricular Activity Support
  • Student publication (law journals) support
  • Student organization assistance and counseling
  • Assistance and advice for use of University services
  • Ensuring Student Success
  • Private consultations/assistance with emergencies
  • Orientation programs for all new students (full- and part-time J.D. students; transfer students; U.S. and international graduate students)
  • Annual Academic Awards program
  • Support for special needs/disabled students
  • Recognition of student contributions to the Law School community
  • Questions, comments, and suggestions