The Office of Student Affairs works in conjunction with multiple departments and faculty to help you achieve academic success. Listed below are some resources available to you. As a reminder, the Student Handbooks provide detailed explanations on a number of matters related to registration, course loads, examinations, etc. Classroom & Library Resources Disability Accommodations Course Reserves & Past Exams Course Supplements & Handouts Class Recordings Legal Research & Writing Resources (including Writing Specialists and Writing Sample Assistance) Library Resources During Safer At Home Order The William M. Rains Library building is currently closed in accordance with the Safer At Home order. The library is working hard to provide as many eBooks as possible for students. The eBook & Digital Study Aids library guide provides a good starting place to check available eBook series at a glance. The library has a vast collection of online resources that can be accessed remotely and our librarians and staff are available to provide virtual services. The library’s print collection, including course reserves, are not accessible at this time. In addition, there is no mechanism for making electronic copies of textbooks available on reserve. Consult the eBooks offerings page for discounted pricing on digital textbooks. Reference librarians are available for research or reference assistance; students may email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Students may also set up a virtual research appointment. For questions related to accessing library material, contact email@example.com. Visit the Library's COVID-19 Resources page for further details and the library’s website to access resources. Degree Audits through DegreeWorks DegreeWorks is a feature in PROWL through which students review their degree progress. Use DegreeWorks to conduct instant audits to assess how the classes you are taking or planning to take fulfill the various requirements needed to complete your degree and graduate. Click here for more information about DegreeWorks. JD Students The Academic Success Program is designed to get every student ready to succeed as a law student. In addition to readying students for the demands of law school, the Program helps students prepare for the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE). To learn more, please visit the Academic Success Program website. LL.M. & JSD Students Director of the LL.M./JSD Programs Professor Aaron Ghirardelli is a resource to LL.M. and JSD students. Tax LL.M. and MT Students Director of the Tax LL.M. Program Professor Jennifer Kowal can answer academic questions for students obtaining a Tax LL.M. or Masters in Tax degree. MLS Students Priya Sridharan, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Strategic Initiatives is available to provide academic guidance to MLS students. For administrative questions, contact Rocio Cabrera, Assistant Director of Student Affairs. Bar Exam & Admission First year law students should follow these instructions to register with the State Bar of California. The Early Bar Program is a comprehensive introduction to the Bar Exam and includes sample bar review lectures and practice questions. Fundamentals of Bar Exam Writing is an elective course that prepares students for essays and performance tests on the California Bar Exam. To learn more, see the Bar Programs website or contact Director of Bar Programs Professor Susan Bakhshian. LL.M. students can take advantage of Loyola Law School's bar preparation workshops, the Essentials of Bar Writing for Foreign Students course, and the Private Bar Tutoring Program. Contact Professor Aaron Ghirardelli or Professor Elizabeth Belser.