Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where is the Law School’s official lost and found office?
    Lost and Found is located at the circulation desk of the Law Library 650 723.2477.
  2. How can I get into the building after hours?
    To get into the building after hours (e.g.: to get to your locker, or to use the 24-hour portion of the library), you can swipe your Stanford ID on the scanner at the main door to the building. Your Stanford ID also gives you access to the Neukom Building from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
  3. How can I make long distance calls or faxes on campus?
    Domestic or international faxes or calls are free from any campus phone.  There are phones located in the basement of the hallway that links the classrooms to the admin building. The phones can be used to make calls. Students and student organizations can use the fax machine in the Law Library 2nd floor Teaming Room. The fax number is 650 723.8230.
  4. How can I reserve a room at the Law School and calendar an event?
    There is a strict policy for calendaring events and requesting rooms. Student groups must go through their designated calendar administrators to calendar their events and request rooms. Please read the process for scheduling events and room reservations.
  5. How can I reserve a room outside the Law School?
    Students who wish to reserve spaces outside the Law School should contact Megan Brown or Holly Parrish.
  6. Is there a nursing room at the Law School?
    Yes, the Law School has a nursing room located in the basement level of the classroom building. Breastfeeding students or their partners may use the room. Contact Holly Parrish for the door code.
  7. Where can I find a scanner?
    Students can use scanners located in the law library.
  8. Is there a Notary Public at the Law School?
    Notaries Public are available on campus.
  9. How do I get information about Writing Competitions?
    The Office of Student Affairs receives a great deal of information for writing, moot court and alternative dispute resolution competitions during the year, most of which include money prizes up to $5000 for winners. These competitions span a wide range of topics, from international law to environmental law to minority rights and so on. Stanford students have been successful in the past in winning these types of competitions, and we have collected those applications in a binder currently housed in the first floor information desk of the law library. If you are interested and would like to learn more, please stop by the first floor information desk of the law library. Michigan State University College of Law has compiled a list of writing competitions on their website, to which we have linked below:

    Other Writing Competitions

  10. How can I enter the lottery for the Faculty Lunch presentations?
    Ten students are allowed to attend the Wednesday weekly lunch presentation with faculty. If there are more than ten students interested in attending a lunch presentation, priority will be given to the speaking professor’s legal assistants, and to those who have not attended a presentation during that academic year. The presentations are all held Wednesday afternoons (12:15 to 1:45 PM) in the Manning Faculty Lounge on the second floor of the breezeway. Lunch starts at 12:15 and the presentation follows at 12:45. The Office of Student Affairs includes information about each week’s presentation in the Weekly Brief, including how to apply for the lottery.