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Arthur J. Morris Law Library
General Information: 924-3384
Reference: 924-7465
1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors of Withers-Brown Hall
Entrance and Circulation Desk on 1st floor; Reference is located on the 2nd floor
Hours: Daily 8 a.m.-midnight. Hours vary during holidays, summers and exam weeks.

The Law Library collection dates back to the founding of the University, when Jefferson assembled classic interpretations of English law such as Glanville and Blackstone. Today the recently expanded and renovated Morris Law Library contains more than 860,000 volumes, including substantial collections of federal, state, and international documents, manuscripts, archives, and online research databases, such as Lexis and Westlaw. A User's Guide is available at the Reference and Circulation desks, and library tours are offered at the beginning of the fall semester. Students may check out general books for an academic year.

Bookstore: Courts & Commerce

Slaughter Hall, Room 188
Academic Year: Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Summer: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Law and Darden Business School texts, study aids, supplies, clothing and gifts, greeting cards, stamps, health and beauty aids, snacks. On-site overnight dry cleaning service. C&C is a branch of the University of Virginia Bookstore and so has access to its main inventory. Coordinates special book orders.

Copy Center
Slaughter Hall, Room 184

In addition to the self-service copier in the Copy Center foyer, Betty Snow and Agatha Hinton are happy to copy, reduce, bind, and staple your documents. Costs for services are posted in the copy center. Copies are 5 cents per side (25 cents for color) for students. There are also a number of coin-operated or copicard machines located in the Law Library and on the second floor of Slaughter Hall.

Scott Commons
Scott Commons

Sidley Café: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Greenberry's Coffee Bar: Mon-Thurs 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Stone Dining Room: Mon-Fri 12-2 p.m.
Reservations (434) 243-8921 (available before 10 a.m. on day of service)

The Law School added a full-service café and coffee bar with the 2002 opening of the Student-Faculty Center (also referred to as Scott Commons, which is actually the name of its glass-roofed central lounge).

University Parking & Transportation
UVA Parking and Transportation, Millmont St. (behind Barracks Road Shopping Center)
Map of available parking

Parking on Grounds is controlled by the University’s Department of Parking and Transportation (P&T). Permits are required to park in all University lots.  Parking for law students is available near the Law School in the D-3 lots, which are reserved for law students, and in other lots that are open to the entire University community. D-3 permits are allocated via a lottery system managed by the Student Bar Association (SBA) and the Law School’s Business Office.  Permits for other lots are available for purchase in the beginning of the school year at the Law School, and thereafter at P&T. Students with special needs (e.g., those who commute more than 50 miles or those who have small children) may qualify for special parking privileges and should contact the Law School’s Business Office for more information. More information about the different permits and parking options is available at the P&T website.

Students with a valid UVA ID and evidence of a valid motor vehicle registration also may purchase permits for University Hall parking. These permits are valid for any University "blue" lot. University parking regulations are enforced from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., Mon-Fri. At other times, all students may park in any of the above places as well as in the adjacent lots reserved for faculty and staff.

University of Virginia Bookstore
Off Emmet St. on the top floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; extended hours at the beginning of the semester

Wide selection of general interest hardcover books, paperbacks, best-sellers, reference books, textbooks, art and school supplies, clothing and souvenirs. Film processing, thesis binding, and out-of-print book searches also offered.

Student Financial Services
Student Accounts
Carruthers Hall (across Emmet St. from Barracks Road Shopping Center)

All questions regarding payment of tuition and fees should be directed to Student Financial Services.

University Transit Service (UTS)
Department of Parking and Transportation, Millmont St. (behind Barracks Road Shopping Center)

The University buses are free to all students, faculty and staff with current IDs. Bus service operates between the Law School and University Hall (the closest commuter parking lot), and all main points of the University, including the Copeley Housing area, Central Grounds and the Rugby Road area. Schedules are available on the buses and on the website.

Cavalier Computers
Main Store: Inside University Bookstore, above the Central Grounds Parking Garage, McCormick Rd.
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Additional Sales and Service Locations

Full line of Apple, Dell, IBM and Gateway desktops, plus Sony and Compaq notebooks. For information on Law School computer requirements, go to Computer Recommendations

Cavalier Computers Service
(check website for drop-off locations, fees, and other information)

University Libraries
General information: 924-3021

Fourteen libraries at the University house more than 4.5 million volumes and nearly 50,000 journals and newspapers from around the world.

McCormick Rd., one block off University Ave.
Circulation/Renewals: 924-3017
Information/Reference: 924-3021
Special Collections: 924-1776
Government Information Resources: 924-3516
Electronic Text Center: 924-3230

Darden School of Business


Fiske Kimball Fine Arts

Health Sciences

Music Library

Science and Engineering
Information/Reference: 924-3628

Astronomy 924-3921
Biology/Psychology: 982-5260
Chemistry: 924-3159
Mathematics/Astronomy: 924-7806/924-3921
Physics: 924-6589

Off McCormick Rd., behind Alderman, next to Newcomb Hall
Information/Reference: 924-3115

Has Digital Media Lab; extensive video and DVD collection housed here.

Student Legal Services
Newcomb Hall
4th Floor, Room 460
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sponsored by Student Council, Student Legal Services provides legal assistance to all University students in criminal, traffic, and most areas of civil law. The attorneys provide counsel and representation, including litigation when necessary. Work-study and volunteer Law School students and undergraduate interns perform research, intake, and other paralegal duties. Student Legal Services does not handle disputes between students or disputes with the University. Initial consultation free. By appointment.

University Police Department
Emergency: 9+911
Business: 924-7166
2304 Ivy Rd. (Rt. 250 West)

The University Police Department provides protective service to the University community and enforces criminal and traffic laws on all University property and adjacent street areas. Department personnel also offer safety seminars and a women's self-defense course and provide a student escort service (see below).

University Registrar's Office
Carruthers Hall

Issues official UVA transcripts ($4), certification of enrollment letters, loan deferments, insurance discounts, and letters of good standing. The Law School Student Records Office has forms to request all of these documents, delivered daily to Carruthers Hall. Students must notify this office within 48 hours if they change their local or permanent address. Students are encouraged to make address changes online, through SIS (the University's Student Information System) at www.virginia.edu/integratedsystem/sis/.

Safe Ride
Hours: After midnight

Operated by the University Of Virginia Police Department, Safe Ride provides transportation home for students, subject to the conditions on its website.

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Three student lounges are on the first floor of Withers-Brown Hall and may be reserved for special events. Contact David Holsapple, 924-4583, or reserve online from the Law School's intranet, LawWeb.


The Law School Library operates a lost and found service. Any article (with the exception of keys) found should be turned in to the main desk of the Library on the first floor of Withers-Brown, just inside the Library entrance. Keys should be turned in to David Holsapple, Withers-Brown, Room 320.


Law School classrooms and seminar rooms (except the moot courtrooms) may be used as study rooms during the following hours, subject to possible changes necessary for security reasons:

* All classrooms: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon-Fri, except class times.

* Rooms can be reserved for meetings or events through David Holsapple, 924-4583, or online on the Law School intranet website. Use the "Room Reservation Request Form" under "Administrative Services" on LawWeb.

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