The Emory University Office of Spiritual and Religious Life (OSRL) is honored to assist the Emory community with responding to the passing of students, faculty, and staff members when appropriate. This page contains family funeral and campus memorial service information when OSRL is assisting a family, friends, and the university community with responding to the death of a member of our university community. Information about pastoral care, grief and loss support, and memorial services is also available on the OSRL website.



Emory University expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of Emory School of Law student Hari V. Iyer.

A community support meeting for Emory community members will be held on Tuesday, May 23 at noon in the School of Law Student Commons. 

A funeral for Hari will be held Wednesday, May 24, at 11 a.m. at A.S Turner Funeral Home (2773 N. Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033). There is a livestream option, as well, for those who are unable to attend.

A virtual support session will be held on Zoom for the Emory community Wednesday, May 24, at 5 p.m. Register here.

Students, faculty, and staff who would like to offer or receive support may contact the OSRL contact, Rabbi Jordan Braunig at


Memorial information will remain on this page for 90 days. To learn more about university response to student loss, please visit the Campus Life website.