Cardozo School of Law is a private institution, and the library is not open to the general public. Individuals outside of the YU Community must apply a minimum of 48 hours in advance for reading privileges with the reference librarians. Members of the local bar association may be granted reading privileges after payment of a user's fee. Please contact the Reference Desk (email@example.com) for more information and/or to make arrangements for a visit. The Reference Desk will be available to process these requests Monday to Thursday from 10am - 5pm and Friday from 10am - 12pm.
Non-Cardozo Law Students and Students Attending Other Universities
Students from area law schools and colleges may have on-site use of the library through various consortia. Access may be granted by the day, week, month, or semester. If you are a current student of good standing at another law school, contact your own academic or law library to see what arrangements may be made.
After speaking with your school’s librarian, students must make arrangements to secure a pass at least 48 hours in advance by contacting Cardozo’s Reference Desk. The Reference Desk will be available to process these requests Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm and Friday 10am-12pm.
However, access requests are not accepted and are not granted during reading and examination periods. These dates can be found by looking at the academic calendar.
Please contact the Reference Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
All visitors to the Cardozo School of Law must first check-in and present a school ID and an access letter at the Security Desk.
Students, Faculty, and Staff of Cooper Union
Students, Faculty, and Staff of Cooper Union are permitted access to the Law Library. Access is not permitted during reading and examination periods. Please check the Cardozo School of Law academic calendar for these dates.
Cooper Union affiliates must check-in and present a current school ID at the Security Desk.
Bar Exam Study
Bar study passes will not be available for summer 2023.