Law School Operations for Student Services During COVID-19

last updated Nov. 20, 2020

  • Given online instruction for the academic year 2020-21, we encourage everyone to engage Student Services remotely. 
  • Staff members are available remotely Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. unless they are scheduled for in-person hours as listed below or otherwise noted.
  • In-person services are available on a very limited basis. It is highly recommended that you contact the office or person in advance to set up a virtual appointment via Teams or Zoom.

Dean's Office

  • Tita Kaus ( or 815-753-1027)
  • In-person hours Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Academic Affairs

  • Dean King ( is available for virtual appointments only.
    • Mondays: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m.
    • Tuesdays: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Wednesdays: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2:30-5:30 p.m.
    • Thursdays: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Fridays: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Virtual office hours: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. 
    • If needed, Dean King will also hold virtual office hours for issues that must be handled over the weekend on Saturdays and Sundays, 3 p.m.-4 p.m. 

Student Affairs

  • Lisa Hoebing ( or 815-753-9488)
    • In-person hours Monday through Friday 12 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Dean Coles ( is available for virtual appointments only


Strategic Communications, Alumni Engagement and Diversity Initiatives

Budget and Records

Career Opportunities and Professional Development

  • Becky Leneau ( or 815-753-0589)
    • In-person hours by appointment only
  • Greg Anderson ( or 815-753-9604)
    • In-person hours by appointment only

Faculty Office

Law Library

College of Law IT

  • General IT help (815-753-0860; classroom-related services:
  • Rahul Thatte ( or 815-753-1784)
    • In-person hours by appointment only