Student Affairs is dedicated to ensuring that our students have the best experience possible at Maine Law. We are genuinely interested in the well-being of all of our students. To help support you, we provide a range of programming on topics from academic success, faculty advising, wellness and financial literacy, to community building activities and food gatherings. We offer substantive collaborations with Maine Law student organizations, as well as with many of the University of Southern Maine offices, including Disability Services, Health and Counseling, Veterans’ Services, and Financial Aid.

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The Student Affairs Team is available when you have an academic or personal question, problem, or concern.
Associate Dean Sherry NiangSherry Abbott Niang
Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Associate Dean Niang is a 2004 graduate of Maine Law. She has served in her current role for over 13 years and has many deep connections to the Maine legal community. Prior to working at Maine Law, she clerked for the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and practiced law at a major Portland law firm.