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Seton Hall Law

Rodino Center Policies & Rules

Seton Hall Law Rodino Center Polices

Hours during COVID-19


The Rodino Center is open 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. daily (Monday - Sunday). The Service Desk is currently open from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Fridays.  Live Chat is available on the Rodino Center website from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Thursday, and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Fridays. For weekend support, give us a call at 973-642-8017 or email

FALL 2021

The Rodino Center is scheduled to be open 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. daily (Monday - Sunday). The Service Desk will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm on Saturdays, and from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Sundays.  In addition, you can contact us at 973-642-8017 or via Live Chat during Service Desk hours for assistance. For research assistance, email


Monday, September 6 – Service Desk Closed

Thursday, November 25 – Service Desk Closed

Thursday, December 23 – Monday, January 3 – Service Desk Closed


Due to COVID-19, all Rodino Center visitors must complete the Seton Hall Pledge and monitor their health daily for COVID-19 related symptoms using the #Campus Clear App. To prepare for the visit, access #campusclear on the Web. More information can be found here:


Questions can be directed to the Acting Co-Directors,  Brittany Persson and Christy Smith.

Rodino Center FAQ during COVID-19

For more information, please see the Law School's FAQ page.

Is the Rodino Center open?

Current Seton Hall Law students, faculty, alumni, and visitors may visit the Rodino Center while the building is open. Please observe social distancing and masking guidelines.

The Service Desk is staffed from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 10:30-1:00 on Fridays. We monitor our Live Chat throughout the day. For weekend support give us a call at 973-642-8017 or email

What study spaces are available?

Tables, chairs, and carrels are available for individual study throughout the Rodino Center. Please do not move the furniture. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Should we need to limit capacity, the individual seat reservation system will be active.

Study rooms are available to individuals and groups using the Study Room Reservation software.  We may need to limit the number of times students can reserve a room each week to help ensure equity and access to as many students as possible.

How can I access textbooks and other research materials?

Electronic copies for more than half of our courses are available for student checkout. Information can be found on the Course Reserves page. Print copies of case books are available for checkout at the Service Desk. I 

For your other research needs, many other ebooksdatabases, and study aids are available electronically.

Can I borrow a print book?

We are currently lending non-reserve print materials from our collection. Please check our catalog for availability.

Can I borrow something through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)?

We are currently placing requests for electronic materials, such as articles and book chapters/excerpts. We will attempt to borrow a print book for you, but we may be unable to locate a lending library at this time. Use the “Request Item” button from the catalog record or email your request to and we’ll follow up with you shortly.

How can I access study aids and supplements?

Selected study aids and assigned textbooks are available in West Academic Online Study Aids and through the catalog. Find popular digital study aid series under the subject "Study Aids" on our A-Z database list.

Please contact for questions.

How do I access the lessons on CALI?

CALI offers more than 1,000 interactive lessons on a wide variety of law school classes and topics. If you haven't created your account yet, email to request the authorization code and use your SHU email address to create a login. (We can't share the code online, but we'll respond as quickly as we can! You only need the code for initial set up.)

What if I never set up my Westlaw/Lexis/etc., account?

Email and we'll help! If you have trouble with an existing account, contact the vendor's customer service team directly.

Where can I access past exams for my class?

Many archived exams are available online. Be sure to also check with your professor for the best review materials available for your class and how to access them.

Who do I contact for research assistance?

Librarians are available to help you remotely. Call (973) 642-8769 or email We also have online research guides on many topics to help you write papers or research many legal topics.

Who do I contact if I can't find the answer to my question here?

Email and we'll be in touch!