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Financial Wellness Day This Wednesday

The Access Lex Institute is sponsoring a day-long Financial Wellness Day at the law school this Wednesday, February 8th. A noon Lunch and Learn session covers topics such as credit scores and reports, building a credit profile, and Character and Fitness requirements for your jurisdiction. The 5pm Dinner and Dollars session explains the Five Habits of Financially Successful Lawyers.  From 2:00-4:30pm, students have the opportunity to take part in one on one financial coaching appointments.

See the event flyers posted throughout the law school for more details, and for the Calendly link to sign up for individual financial coaching.


Take a Break Tomorrow at WellFest

WellFest is an interactive, annual wellness event that is part of CSU’s commitment to health and wellness throughout the university. This year’s event takes place tomorrow, February 2, from 10:30am-1:30pm in the Student Center 3rd Floor Ballroom.

Some of the fun event features include:

  • Make-Your-Own Trail Mix Station
  • Mini Chair Messages
  • Fitness Challenges
  • Therapy Dogs
  • Free tote bags and samples!

Take a Fun Break to Celebrate with Rune & Thor

Rune and Thor, the CSU PD’s adorable therapy dogs, are no strangers to the law school. This paw-sitive pair have joined us for wellness events and for encouragement and support during finals. This Monday January 23, you can score a little more Rune and Thor cuddles at their 1-year-old birthday party! The event is taking place from 11:30-1:00 in the Student Center Atrium, with cupcakes available first come, first served. Sing happy birthday to the furry duo at 12:00.


For Our Graduates

Congratulations!!  We at the law library hope we have played a small part in your success.  After completing your studies at Cleveland-Marshall, there are many ways in which you can continue to benefit from the law library.

When the library is open, continue using its resources by applying for an alumni borrower’s card. The application can be found here. You still will have access to important databases such as HeinOnline, Westlaw and others from the public computers. Grads can also access our wireless network CSUGUEST.

While the library is closed, we are available virtually by email at, phone (216-687-6877), or chat.

Bar Exam Prep—CALI

We will do all we can to help you prepare for the bar exam. CALI lessons are available for up to six months after graduation to help you hone your legal knowledge.

Lexis Graduate Program

Graduates can continue using their law school Lexis ID for six months.  No registration required.

Westlaw Graduate Access

You have access to Westlaw for six months after graduation. Your “Grad Elite” access provides 60 hours of usage per month with these products to gain understanding and build confidence in your research skills. You cannot use it in situations where you are billing a client.


Go to; log in; use the drop-down menu by your name to go to Grad Elite Status.

Take a Fun & Festive Break

Have an hour or so to relax during finals week? Here are some suggestions for a fun and festive break in and about downtown –