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Camille Heenan

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
714-628-2550
Dean Heenan is the law school's liaison between students, administration, and faculty. She counsels and guides students on a wide range of academic, personal, and professional matters and refers students to campus and community resources. She is also the primary contact for student organizations and helps plan student-focused special events. Students are encouraged to contact Dean Heenan with any questions or concerns they may have about their law school experience including:
Adjusting to Law School
Stress and Time Management
Mental Health Referrals
Navigating Law School Policies
Disability Accommodations Referrals
Leaves of Absence
Student Conduct

Student Wellness Resources

Campus Resources

Student Psychological Counseling Services

Provides short-term counseling and psychotherapy to students.

YOU at Chapman

Helps students manage stress, set goals, prioritize well-being, and connect with appropriate campus resources.

Chapman Food Pantry

This food pantry is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for those with approved access to the food pantry. Request access to the Orange Campus food pantry by filling out the Orange Campus Food Pantry Access Request form.

University Disability Services

University Disability Services receives and evaluates documentation provided by students to verify disabilities and consults with students about appropriate individualized accommodations based upon documentation.

Visit Chapman University’s Health and Wellness site for more information on Chapman’s health and wellness resources, tools, and events.

Community Resources

California Bar Lawyer Assistance Program

Law students and State Bar applicants are eligible for all the Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) services. You can access free presentations, a free assessment with service referrals, short-term counseling, and longer-term support groups.

The Other Bar

The Other Bar provides confidential support for those in the legal profession who are struggling with addiction to substances or behaviors, primarily through peer support meetings.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Orange County

NAMI Orange County is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of our community affected by mental illness. NAMI offers classes and support groups.

The WRIT

The Weekly Report of Important Things (The WRIT) is an email produced by the Office of Student Affairs to provide updates about what's happening at the law school. The WRIT features information about events, announcements, speakers, etc. It is emailed to faculty, students and staff every Monday during the academic school year.

Suggested WRIT submissions should be sent to thewrit@chapman.edu by 9 a.m. on Fridays during the academic year to ensure inclusion in the following Monday edition.