Law School Alumni

You’re always welcome back!

Contact us with your reference and research questions or visit us to use our extensive collection of research resources.

HeinOnline Alumni Access (Law Journal Library)

The Law Library provides U of MN Law School alums remote access to HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library of articles from over 2,700 law and law-related periodicals. The articles include hypertext links to the full-text of referenced cases on Fastcase. To gain access you will need an active U of MN Internet account (available to all degree-holding alumni). Contact the Law Library Reference Office (612-625-4309 law-ref@umn.edu) for informaton on U of MN Internet accounts and assistance in using the HeinOnline Law Journals Library.

Borrowing Privileges

Licensed Minnesota attorneys can apply for Law Library borrowing privileges by completing an PDF iconApplication for Special Borrowing Privilege. Submit your form and present your attorney license at the Circulation Desk or fax copies of both items to the Law Library at 612-625-3478. Borrowing privileges only apply to items in the Law Library’s general collection with a loan period of six weeks.

Other University of Minnesota Libraries extend borrowing privileges through the University Libraries’ Friends of the Libraries program. Members of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association may become a Friend of the Library for a discounted fee.

Questions? Contact the Access Services Librarian: lawcirc@umn.edu or call 612-625-4300.

Retrieval Service

The Law Library provides a retrieval service for all University of Minnesota Law School alumni. We will pull requested items from our collection and place them on our hold shelf at the Circulation Desk free of charge. This service is a retrieval service only; the items are not sent to you. 

Remote Access to Vault: a career intelligence resource

Vault’s coverage includes:

  • Topical industries & professions information
  • Reviews & ratings of employers & internship programs
  • Career advice articles & videos
  • Job & internship position listings and more!

Contact the Reference Office (612-625-4309 law-ref@umn.edu) for information on accessing the Vault database.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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