Library Policies and Services

General Policy and Guide »

Covers all law libraries and includes conduct, noise, laptop use, and food and drinks policies. Please consult your campus's library for specific access requirements and procedures. All policies are subject to change without notice.

Circulation and Overdue Policies »

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law Libraries circulate material to WMU-Cooley students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of any state bar association.  Please contact the Head of Public Services at your campus library with questions.

Services to Alumni »

Graduates of WMU-Cooley Law School are offered many of the library privileges they enjoyed as a student.

Members of the Bar »

We offer members of the bar three separate locations across the state of Michigan and one location in Florida, in which to conduct research.

Services to the General Public and Other Law School Students »

All visitors must register upon entering. Please contact the Access Control Desk at each location for specific access procedures.

Document Delivery »

Copies of library material are provided for a nominal fee to members of the bar.

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

If you cannot find material you need in the WMU-Cooley Law Libraries catalog or in the MeLCat catalog, ask a reference librarian who will help obtain what you need from other libraries.

Contact Us

Auburn Hills Campus [map]
(248) 751-7850
Reference - ext. 7702
Circulation - ext. 7701

Grand Rapids Campus [map]
(616) 301-6850
Reference - ext. 6822
Circulation - ext. 6923

Lansing Campus [map]
Brennan Law Library +
Center for Research and Study
(517) 371-5140
Reference - ext. 3111
Circulation - ext. 3100

Tampa Bay Campus [map]
(813) 419-5100
Reference - ext. 5121
Circulation - ext. 5120





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