Support Network


From the moment you begin as a student at Southwestern, you will have the people and resources available to help you succeed academically, while enhancing your overall law-school experience.

  • 40+ Student Organizations – opportunities to socialize, develop networking skills and connect with fellow students
  • Peer Mentors and Dean’s Fellows – student guides to help you navigate and succeed in your new environment
  • The Counseling Center – a welcoming place for academic counseling and curriculum-planning guidance
  • On-Campus Psychological Counselor – free and confidential brief counseling is provided on campus by a licensed psychotherapist 
  • HelpNet - a national Student Assistance hotline which can help students with counseling and community resources
  • Academic Success Programs – workshops, courses, programs and counseling to help you achieve your full academic potential
  • The Writing Center – writing experts provide individualized assistance and specialized workshops
  • Disability Services – get accommodations for exams, help downloading class work, or anything else you need to succeed by contacting the Dean of Student and Diversity Affairs Office
  • Mindfulness, Peak Performance and Wellness Programs help you properly process the stresses associated with completing law school
  • Student Health Insurance - Southwestern offers affordable coverage that is accessible to all students regardless of a previous condition and continues through the bar exam for graduating students.