Alumni & Visitor Services

The Syracuse University College of  Law Library offers a range of library services to College of Law alumni, members of area bar associations, the Syracuse University community and the general public.

Visitors wishing to access the Law Library for legal research purposes must arrive during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm.  (Please note that the Law Library is closed on University holidays and closes on most days at 5pm during the summer.)  They should identify themselves at the Dineen Hall Security Desk inside the Irving Avenue entrance where they will be issued a pass to the library.  Please contact the Law Library Reference Desk at (315) 443-9572 or reference@law.syr.edu for questions or additional information.

Syracuse University College of Law Library General Information

Getting to the Syracuse University College of Law Library

Courtesy Cards

All Syracuse University College of Law graduates and all members of Upstate New York County Bar Associations are eligible for Syracuse University College of Law Library courtesy cards. These cards, valid for 5 years, may be used to borrow Law Library circulating materials (loan periods vary).

To apply for a courtesy card, please complete our Courtesy Card Application Form.

Collections Available to College of Law Alumni and other Visitors

Visitors may consult the Law Library's extensive print, microform and audio-visual collections without charge. In addition, the Law Library's computer workstations offer alumni and other visitors access to a large selection of databases and full-text online collections, with printing and downloading capability.

Researchers may also access the Law Library's online catalog, which also includes the collections of the Syracuse University Libraries.

Document Delivery & Duplication Services

The Law Library offers reasonably priced print and electronic document delivery services to individuals and law firms.  If you prefer to make your own copies in the library, please inquire whether your law firm or organization maintains a copy card on account with us.

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