What are the Law Library hours?

Law Library (14th floor):

  • Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Legal Research Help Desk:

Law Library (13th floor):

  • Mon - Fri: 6:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • Sat - Sun: 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Please remember that the Law Library hours may change during exam periods and holidays. The change in hours will be posted on the Law Library homepage and throughout the Law Library.

What are the IT Help Desk hours?

  • Mon., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tues., 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Weds., 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Thurs., 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat. - Sun., CLOSED

Can I renew checked-out items? If so, can I renew items online? How many times can I renew a single item?
Yes, you can renew any general collection item (this includes magazines, Academic Success items, audio/visual items, and display items) that you have checked out. You can renew the materials either at the desk, by phone or online. Please remember that to renew an item it cannot be overdue. Also, if there is a hold on the item, you may not renew it. A general collection item can be renewed two times. Academic Success items, Audio/Visual items, and display items can be renewed one time. Course reserves may not be renewed. Please see the loan chart for more specifics.

Can I renew items by phone?
Please contact the Circulation Desk at 602.682.6897 to see if your item is renewable. Please have your library barcode number available.

How many items can I check out at a time?
Students, faculty and staff can check out 50 items in the general collection at a time. There is also a limit of four Academic Success materials at a time. You can check out two audio/visual materials at a time. This includes the Sum & Substance, PMBR, and Gilbert series CDs. Finally, you can check out two course reserve materials at a time. Please see the loan chart for more information. Alumni may only check out five items total at a time.

Can I request an item to be placed on hold? If so, how would I do so?
Yes, you can request a general collection item to be placed on hold online or by a Library staff member at the Circulation Desk. You can also request instructions on how to place the hold online. Academic success, course reserve and audio/visual materials may not be placed on hold.

What do I do if I need a book that the Law Library doesn’t have?
If you need a book that the Library doesn’t have, you can fill out an Interlibrary Loan (ILL) form. These forms are available online or at the Circulation Desk. The form will be given to a member of the ILL staff and an email will be sent confirming that your request has been processed.

What items are non-circulating?
All the reference materials are non-circulating. Other non-circulating materials include reporters, digests, statutes, reference materials and loose-leafs.

Is there a book drop?
Yes, the book drop is located on the 13th floor, in the Quiet Area. No electronics or hourly items may be placed in the book drop. These items must be returned to the Circulation Desk by closing. Book drop pick-up times:

  • Mon. – Fri.: 9 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
  • Sat./Sun.: 10 a.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Overdue penalties apply.

Can flashcards be checked out?
Yes, flashcards can be checked out for three days with one renewal.

Is there a scanner that students can use in the Law Library?
Yes. Students may use any student printers on the 14th floor to scan materials to their email or to print out.

Is there a phone that a student can use in the Law Library?
In the case of an emergency, a student may ask to use the phone at the Research or Circulation desks. However, we currently do not have a pay phone or a student-use phone in the Law Library.

Is there a fax machine for students to use in the Law Library?
No. You can visit the nearest FedEx Office Print & Ship Center at 201 E Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85004. They can be reached by phone at 602.252.4055.

What printers do I print to?
There are various printers throughout campus. There are three printers on the 14th floor of the Library and one printer on the 13th floor Library Quiet Area.

Can I check out an item if I forget my Arizona Summit Law School ID?
No. You should have your Arizona Summit Law School ID on you at all times, and it is needed to check any materials out.

What do I do if I have lost my school ID?
If you have lost your school ID, you must contact the Facilities Manager to request a new one.

Can someone else use my ID to borrow books?
No, you can borrow books for someone else, but you must be the person to check the books out.

Can someone else borrow books for me?
If a classmate chooses to borrow materials on your behalf, he or she has to be present and have his or her school ID. Please remember that if any items are late or lost, the patron who has the materials on his or her record will incur all charges and penalties.

If I don’t return a book on time, are there late fees?
No. Please see the Overdue Materials section of the Borrowing Guidelines.

What is the fee for lost or damaged materials?
The fee for lost or damaged materials includes the retail cost of the item and a $50.00 billing and replacement fee.

Are food and drink allowed in the Law Library?
Yes, food and drink are allowed in the Law Library. Please refer to the Food and Drink Policy.

Can I have food delivered to the Law Library?
No. If a student wants food delivered to the school, we direct him or her to meet the delivery person in the lobby to retrieve their purchase.

What are the school/building hours?
Students have access to the building 24/7, except holidays.

Contact the Library

602.682.6897 or email

602.682.6898 or email

Hours of Operation:
Mon.- Thurs.: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri.: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sat. & Sun.: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

13th Floor Hours:
Mon - Fri.: 6:00 a.m. - Midnight;
Sat - Sun.: 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Midterms and Finals and Bar Prep Cycle (12/21/15-2/24/16):

• If you are in the building before closing, you may stay in the building to study
• Security will direct students remaining in the building after closing to the 13th floor
study areas
• If a student leaves the building, they will not have access back into the building until the
building opens for business hours

Legal Research Help Desk:
Tues.: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Weds.: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
All other times by appointment (email research@azsummitlaw.edu)