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Alumni and Members of the Bench and Bar, and Public Patrons

Public Patrons Access Hours

Monday to Friday  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Use is restricted to the law library on the main floor, for legal research purposes only. 

Upon arrival, present a valid photo ID to Campus Safety. You must sign the library visitor’s log.

*Hours and policies are subject to change without notice.

*Please see our Law Library Patron Code of Conduct and Building Access information.

Use of Library Resources

Public patrons are welcome to use the Law Library's print resources and public access computers. Access to certain electronic resources are restricted to only students, faculty / adjuncts, and staff.

Public patrons do not have borrowing privileges.

Use of Library Equipment

There is NO printing or copying available for visitors.

You can use the scan to email functionality on the copiers.

Guest Wireless Access

Connect to the "WUGuest" network.

When you open a browser window, you'll be prompted to complete the Guest Self Registration form.

You will need to provide the following:

  1. current, working email address
  2. cell phone number
  3. cell phone carrier (e.g. Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, etc.)

ITS will respond with login information. 

Librarian Assistance

The library does not provide research services to the public.

We CANNOT provide legal advice, specify which laws might apply to a situation, interpret the law, or conduct legal research for you. Please do not ask us to.

If you need someone to explain the law to you, advise you on a course of action, draft legal documents or fill out forms, you should consult an attorney.