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1L Survival Guide : Law School Info

A guide for beginning law students about the UW Law School, skills, courses, faculty, textbooks, studying, exams, library access, and technology.

About the Law School


Lockers are available through the Student Bar Association.  They will be renting lockers during orientation.  If you're unavailable during that time, stop by the SBA office on the 2nd floor.

IDs and Bus Passes

ID Card

Wiscard is your official UW-Madison identification card. It will give you access to libraries, recreation facilities, and other campus services.  For information on how to obtain your card, see the Wiscard website.


Bus Pass

UW Madison students are eligible for a free Madison Metro bus pass.  Associated Students of Madison distributes the passes at the beginning of each semester.