Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library at Chapman University
Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library

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Access to the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library is limited at this time to Chapman University faculty, staff, students, and Fowler School of Law alumni. Please visit CU Safely Back for the latest campus access requirements.

Access to the Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library is not currently permitted for other users. All others are encouraged to visit the Orange County Public Law Library to access research materials.

About the Darling Law Library

The Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library is an integral part of the academic and collegial experience at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law, helping students to become proficient legal researchers, and supporting faculty research, scholarship, and teaching.

The Darling Law Library’s collection includes numerous databases facilitating access to more than 2 million electronic resources—including federal and state primary authority, legal treatises, practitioner guides, legal encyclopedias, periodicals, and much more. In addition, dedicated Research and Instruction Librarians provide students with legal research strategies and resources, both at the law library’s research desk, during workshops, and as guest lecturers throughout the academic year.

Library Hours

Spring Semester
(Sat. 1/7-Mon. 4/24)

Mon. - Thurs.:
8 a.m... - 12 a.m..
Fri.: 8 a.m... - 10 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m... - 10 p.m.
Sun.: 9 a.m... - 12 a.m...
CLOSED: Mon. 1/16
CLOSED: Fri. 3/24

Reading Period &
Final Exams
(Tues. 4/25-Fri. 5/12)

Daily: 8 a.m... - 2 a.m..
Fri. 5/12: 8 a.m... - 7 p.m.

Research Desk Help
Mon.- Fri.: 9 a.m... - 4 p.m.

Please contact the Research Librarians at for assistance or to schedule an appointment.

Contact Us

(714) 628-2552

Research Desk:

(714) 628-2548