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Law Library Reopening Guide

This guide provides information on the USC Law Library's reopening during the COVID-19 public health crisis.

Reopening Information

mortarboard  We congratulate and welcome 2021 Gould graduates studying for the bar exam.  


The USC Law Library is open, with limited-capacity seating, for current Gould students and 2021 Gould graduates only. Seat reservations are required. Please note that although some locations in California have reduced mask and distancing requirements since June 15, USC has not; see the university's COVID-19 Resource Center for the latest updates.

Library hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 5:00pm

(Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

No food or drinks are allowed inside the library.

Students wishing to enter the Law Library must complete all tasks required by the University for entry to campus. Failure to adhere to these policies may result in losing library access. Before coming to the library, you must:

1. Complete the Trojan Learn Health, Hygiene and Safety Module for Students:

  • Log into Trojan Learn and authenticate with your USC NetID (Blackboard login).
  • In the search bar at the top right of the screen, type: Health, Hygiene and Safety.
  • Select Health, Hygiene and Safety for Students from the list of search results.
  • Click Launch to launch the training module.
  • Complete the training.

2. Complete a Trojan Check wellness assessment in advance, every day that you come to campus:

3. Complete a COVID-19 screening test every week or have a screening test scheduled for the same day via the USC Student Health website.


More Information:

  • Students must complete the Trojan Check wellness assessment every day they come to campus. All students must display a valid Trojan Check confirmation: a Campus Day Pass and NOT a Visitors Pass.
  • The Trojan Check app is available in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • The Law Library uses a seat reservation system for all students wishing to use the library for study. See our seat reservation guide for more information.
  • Print sources (e.g. books) are available for pick up at the Law Library Service Counter using a paging system. Follow these instructions to page print materials.
  • Students needing research help from a law librarian should continue to contact us by email ( or schedule a Zoom or phone appointment