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Alert COVID-19 Update

Harvard University and Harvard Law School shifted to remote teaching and learning, as of Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.


The Access Application lists the daily access fee, if any, for all categories of Law School Library users. Reduced rates are available for access (not borrowing) to the Library for longer than one day. See the chart below. Interested individuals should contact Access Privileges in advance. Individual passes are non-transferable.

Corporate and firm members must contact Access Privileges staff to set up access for a group of library users. Corporate and firm members receive five numbered cards issued in the institution’s name which are completely transferable within the purchasing organization.

Access Fees (No Borrowing)

Rates for Individuals Day Week Month 6-month 12-month
Standard Rate (General Public & Members of the Bar) $20 $70 $175 $500 $700
Boston Area Students, HU Alumni, Non-Profit employee $20 $40 $85 $250 $350
Free for up to three days per calendar year.
Rates for Groups (Corporations & Firms) 12-month
Standard Rate $1200
Non-Profit Rate $700