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Alumni Services

This guide describes services for CUA Law Alumni.

Temporary Operating Status

Please note that during the COVID-19 Pandemic the Law Library is physically closed to all patrons except current law students, faculty and staff.  Alumni can contact library staff at

Information for Recent Graduates

Law graduates retain full Law Library privileges through July 31:

  • CUA I.D. access to the law library
  • Ability to reserve student study rooms
  • Ability to check out books from the Stacks for 4 weeks (after July 31, the loan period is 2 weeks)
  • Ability to check out books from Bar Prep and Academic Skills collection (continues past July 31)

CUA Law Alumni Access Policy

CUA Law alumni are welcome to use the Law Library. Please sign the visitor register upon entering.

During restricted access (fall and spring exam periods), Catholic University Law alumni may use the Law Library, but they must consult with a reference librarian upon entering the library.

Borrowing Books

CUA Law alumni are welcome to borrow circulating books from the Law Library collection. Please note that the Law Library's collection contains primarily of research materials which do not circulate.  Single-volume books which are not updated in any way (by pocket part or by looseleaf pages) can be checked out.

Law alumni may check out books for 2 weeks with one renewal, for a total of 4 weeks.

Head of Access Services

Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library / 3600 John McCormack Road N.E., Washington, DC 20064 / 202-319-5155