Computing/Wireless

Wireless Computing

How do I connect to the wireless network in the Law Library and Law School building?

First Use Each Semester

  • Each semester, students who are have not previously registered their PC on the RWU computer registration system login will be prompted to begin the registration/remediation process when connecting to the Students1 wireless network.
  • The network security key needed in the registration process is posted in the library.
  • The registration is good for the entire semester.
  • Note: using the Students1 network instead of the RWUGuests network provides students with better bandwidth and improved security.  You will also need to be connected to the Students1 network for wireless printing and to use the secure exam software.

Generally

  • Open your Internet browser.
  • At the "Security Alert" screen, click <Yes>
  • Enter your e-mail login and password with RWU at the end of the password as your User name & Password and click "I accept terms of service." [Password example: js1111RWU]
  • Click "Log In."
  • Remember: The Students1 wireless network provides students with better bandwidth, improved security, and access to wireless printing.

Wireless Printing

Wireless PrintingThere are 3 easy ways to print from your laptop or mobile device. Once you submit a print job using one of the options below, jobs will be held for 2 hours and can be released at any of the 3 print release stations located in the law library.  For security reasons, wireless printing is only available to students connected to the Students1 wireless network or plugged into the network.

Upload a document or enter a web address from a laptop or netbook

  • Go to http://hawkprint.rwu.edu.
  • Continue if prompted about a certificate error
  • When prompted, enter your RWU username and password.
  • Select “web print” to submit a web address or upload a document

Print directly from a laptop or netbook (requires initial configuration)

  • Go to http://hawkprint.rwu.edu.
  • Continue if prompted about a certificate error
  • When prompted, enter your RWU username and password
  • Click on “Driver Print” to continue the initial configuration, once configured, you will not need to return to the website in order to print.
    • To use the duplex functionality of the printers located in the Law Library, select "Advanced" (3) and choose the Law Library web holding queue
    • For single-sided print jobs you may select "Simple" (1).

Print from email from a laptop, netbook or mobile device

  • Send an email with the documents attached that you would like to print to: printit@rwu.edu.
  • Documents must be in one of the following formats: Microsoft Office document, PDF, JPG, GIF, PNG, TIF
  • You may receive a return email asking you to register your email address, please follow the instructions in that email.
  • iPad Users: The built in email app for the iPad does not allow you to add attachments to your email.  Instead, open the file in the appropriate app and then use the sharing icon.  If the email option is available from the sharing menu, it will attach the file to an email which you can then send to the PrintIt address. 

Library Computers

Library ComputersHow do I log in to one of the computers in the Law Library if it prompts for a login password?

  • Press <Enter>.

Who do I contact if I have a problem with one of the computers or a question about the software?

  • Ask for assistance at the Circulation Desk. The problem may be one that the Circulation Desk Assistants can resolve or they will request assistance from a librarian or MediaTech.

MyRWU & Bridges

Bridges How do I log in to MyRWU?

  • The "Login" is the first initial of the first name, the last name, the last three digits of the student ID @academics.rwu. Everything is lowercase. [Example: jsmith123@academics.rwu]
  • The “Password" is the first initial of the first name, the first initial of the last name (both in lower case), the last four digits of the social security number and RWU in uppercase. [Example: js1234RWU]   
  • NOTE: Changing your email password does not also change your MyRWU login password.

How do I log in to Bridges?

  • The Bridges web site provides a useful help page with full “Student Login Information.”
Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.