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New Law Student Orientation

Important Information for 1L's, LLM's and Transfer Students

Wireless Access

Wireless access for your laptop is available in the Law Library. For complete information & sopport see IS&T Network Services

1. In your wireless networks, select “wustl-1.0/2.0". This is the network recommended for ease of use.

2. When connecting for the first time, you will be asked to supply your WUSTL key. 

3. For network alternatives, troubleshooting and further information see  IS&T Network Services.

Law School Computers & Lab

Computers are available for law students to use on the first and second floors of the library.  There are 12 workstations in the Teaching Lab (room 252 in the library) and a number of walk-up terminals throughout the 1st and 2nd floor of the library.  You will need your WUSTL key to log on. 

Research Databases

Law Library Database SubscriptionsAs a Washington University law student you have access to a huge number of databases in addition to the comprehensive legal research databases Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg Law. These include databases for researching legal periodicals, Congressional documents, Supreme Court Records & Briefs, historical records, and subject specific legal topics. See  Research Databases  ( for a complete list with descriptions and access information. 


Student Organization MultiMedia Requests

Student organizations may submit requests for AV/Multimedia services via the VEMS webpage.  For VEMS help, contact Event Services in Room 102.

Requests must be made a minimum of 48 hours (2 days) in advance.

Weekend requests must be made by the Wednesday preceding the event.

Individual Student Requests

Recording Requests

 All requests to Record a Class must be made directly to your Professor (or his/her Faculty Assistant), who must then contact the Multimedia Services department.  Faculty members will generally agree to record a class for excused absences.  Recordings may not be available until 48 hours after the class..  

Presentation Requests

Individual students needing presentation services for law school activities must contact the Multimedia Department.  Please send an email to and include ALL of the following:

  1. Your name
  2. Relevant course title or other event title.
  3. Name of faculty member teaching course or sponsoring event.
  4. Date and time of requested service.
  5. Location(s) for requested service.
  6. Type of service and equipment requested.
    • Will you be bringing your own laptop and is it a Windows PC or an Apple Mac?
    • Will your presentation be on a jump drive?
    • Will you require audio playback?
    • Will you require video playback?
    • Do you need an internet connections?
    • Will you be using any unusual software?
  7. Special needs

Printing & Scanning

The law school uses PaperCut Print Release Queue for student printing.  Each student begins the academic year with $60, which is equivalent to 1500 single-sided pages. If you run out of pages, you may purchase more using your Campus Card and WustlKey. To print from your laptop, you will need to follow the directions at Release stations are available on the 1st, 2nd and 4th floors of the library and in the computer lab.  There are NO COLOR printers in the law school.  All printers at Olin library are color.

Scanners are also available on the 2nd and 4th floors. For assistance and more information, please see Computer Services' Internet Printing page.

Lexis Printing
Lexis provides free printing to Washington University School of Law students.

The printer is located on the 2nd floor of the library outside the restrooms.  When printing materials from Lexis, the print jobs automatically go to these printers. Remember to pick up your print-outs in the library by the Lexis printer.

(Westlaw no longer offers free printing.)