Home‎ > ‎Campus News‎ > ‎

Grand Rapids Community News - Week 9, Hilary 2017


Thinking...Learning...Sharing...Creating on the 
Grand Rapids Campus and Kalamazoo Location

Week 9 - Monday, February 27, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017

February Events

Friday, February 24, 2017

  • Navigating the Judicial Clerkship Process  
        Noon to 1:00 p.m., Room 513.

  • Moot Court Competition Workshop  
        Noon to 1:00 p.m., Room 503.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

  • First-Year Mock Trial Competition  
        8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 529.

  • Melissa Mitchell Moot Court Competition  
        9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 503.

Monday, February 27, 2017

  • Christian Legal Society Meeting 
        Noon to 12:30 p.m., Room 513.

  • Mock Trial Board Bake Sale  
        Noon to 1:00 p.m., Lobby.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • Student Bar Association Summit Meeting (all campuses through DE)  
        Noon to 4:00 p.m., Room 513.

“Dear Dawn”

Check back for any messages.



We have four official notaries available at the Grand Rapids Campus:

   Hillary Hansen, hansenh@cooley.edu (on maternity leave)
   Jennifer Lennon, lennonj@cooley.edu
   Assistant Dean Tracey Brame, bramet@cooley.edu
   Aaron Cook, cooka@cooley.edu       

The Bernhard Center is located on the WMU Kalamazoo main campus.

Law School Insider blog


Sign up for the Outreach and Emergency System Notification!
Add your text, email, and/or phone messages to the WMU Cooley notification system. 
To learn how to set your personal preferences, watch this Instructional Video:  https://youtu.be/2Eg02ulPVpU 
This video will demonstrate how you can add additional contact information, as well as how to opt-in for campus-specific notifications. If you require assistance after viewing this video, please contact the Student Tech Helpdesk:  studenttechhelp@cooley.edu or at (517) 371-5140 x3300.

For scholarship applications, deadlines, submission requirements, and more, visit the portal home page and click on Financial Aid - Scholarships. 

Student Service Office Hours

Student Services:
The 2nd floor Student Services Office is open:
Monday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m
Wednesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(Contact hansenh@cooley.edu to schedule an appointment for hours after 5 p.m.)
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Weeks 2, 6, and 9

Registrar Reminders

The schedule for the summer term should be coming out by Thursday or Friday, March 2 or 3.  You will receive an email indicating your registration day and time.

The following are available on the portal under "My World": Address change - click "change my address," make changes, save; transcript - click on the link for your unofficial transcript; billing statement - real time posting.

Declaring a Concentration
Students are encouraged to declare a concentration prior to completing 45 credit hours.  See your email from Dean Church regarding new concentration options. 
  • Portal>Academics>Concentration
  • Choose a Concentration
  • Schedule Appointment with an adviser for that Concentration
  • Print form for meeting with faculty member
  • Submit the completed form to Enrollment & Student Services

Image result for the pillar wmu cooley law school

Click HERE to read some of

the articles in "The Pillar!"

Or simply enter this address on your browser:


Please check your Cooley email (through the portal) and the portal calendar regularly!       

Discover Local Events at:


ArtPrize will be from September 21 to October 9, 2016

You can now pay your library fines online!

Login to MyCoolCat: https://library.cooley.edu/patroninfo

Click the link:   $ in unpaid fines and bills

Click:  Pay Online



Subpages (1): Further Information