About the Library

The Pence Law Library is the hub of legal research at the Washington College of Law. The primary mission of the Pence Law Library is to provide the faculty, students, and staff of AUWCL with the information resources and library services necessary to support the instructional, research, and service activities of the law school.

The library is located in the Warren Building, spanning three floors. In addition to a robust U.S. legal collection, the library has specialized foreign & international law and human rights collections. The library has also been a federal government depository for more than thirty years and has a selected collection of federal primary resources.

Reference services are available seven days a week at the reference desk and by appointment, phone, email, or chat.

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Spring Break Hours
Days Hours
March 14 and 15 9am - 10pm
March 16 - 20 8am - 10pm
Regular Hours Resume on March 22
Hours for WCL Students, Faculty, and Staff
Days Hours
M - Thurs 8am - 12am
Fri - Sat 9am - 10pm
Sun 9am - 12am
The Library is accessible 24/7 to WCL students, Faculty And Staff by ID.
Hours for all other users
Days Hours
M - Fri 8am - 8pm
Sat 9am - 5pm
*Please note that all visitors must check in at the Warren Information Desk located on the Terrace Level of the Warren building