About the Computer Lab (CRC)

The Library Computer Resource Center (CRC), located on the second floor of the William M. Rains Library, includes approximately 70 desktop computers, several multiple-function printers, a scanner and additional peripheral devices available for student use. The CRC computers provide access to various application software (e.g., Microsoft Office products, etc.).

The CRC/Computer Lab Help Desk staff facilitate and support student access to technology services in the following areas:

  • Campus Identity Management (IdM) system
  • Campus wireless network access
  • Network based printing
  • Document copying and scanning
  • Application software including e-mail, Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Account maintenance including login support, password resets and print quota management
  • Resume preparation technologies
  • CALI (Computer Aided Legal Instruction) software
  • Lexis and Westlaw services

CRC staff will provide the following services for student-owned laptop computers on a first-come, first-served basis:

  • Configure laptops to access file sharing, printing and wireless network services
  • Install, test and troubleshoot Law School examination software
  • Install Law School anti-virus software
  • Detect and remove computer viruses, spyware and adware
  • Provide referrals for technology services not supported by the CRC and the Law School

The Help Desk staff is not able to repair student personal laptops/notebook computers or loan any software licensed for campus-only use.

For assistance, please contact the Computer Lab Help Desk at 213.736.1426 or by e-mail

Updated 01/07/2013