Paralegal Institute Student Resources and Services

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Academic Bulletin

Download the 2016-17 Student Academic Bulletin.


LEX National Paralegal Honor Society

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Duquesne University School of Law's Paralegal Institute maintains a chapter in the National Honor Society for Paralegal Studies, Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX). Students who have a minimum 3.5 GPA become eligible for membership consideration upon completion of seven (7) program courses.


Research Facilities

Librarians are available to assist paralegal students at the Duquesne Center for Legal Information, the law library in the School of Law, and the Allegheny County Law Library (which the School of Law manages) downtown. Current textbooks are located on the reserve shelf in the law library. Most books from the general paralegal collection may be checked out of the library. Students in the program have unlimited access to Lexis/Nexis Academic. Students in 550 Legal Research Methods receive Westlaw passwords.


Student Identification Cards

Registered students at the Institute may obtain a student I.D. card at the DU Card Center which is located in the Duquesne Union. The DU Card is necessary in order to purchase a parking permit and to use other on campus resources. The DU Card Center can be reached at 412.396.6191.



University parking permits can be obtained at the University Parking Office which is located at the entrance of the Locust Street Garage. A student I.D. and proof of registration must be presented in order to purchase a campus parking permit. Parking rate information is available online or by calling 412.396.5813.


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Campus Housing

On-campus housing is limited and generally only available during the summer term. Contact the Office of Residence Life at 412.396.5028.



Transcripts are provided to students free of charge. Students may obtain a copy of their transcript by calling the Paralegal Institute at 412.396.1643.



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