Network Accounts   

Network Accounts - Local Active Directory (AD), Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law

Once admitted to Seton Hall Law School, students are provided with a local Microsoft Active Directory (AD) account that allows access to all local resources in the law building, at over 100 computer stations in our computer labs and library. From our stations you can access programs such as Word and Excel, store documents in your network "home" folder, connect to the Internet at high speed and access our cloud portal... where you will need to login again using your portal password... (see our Portal link for more instructions...)

Login using your Local AD Account on Lab and Library workstations


To login using your local AD account on a computer lab and library workstation, please use your login code and local password.  Your login code (also known as your shortname) is an 8 letter code usually consisting of the first 6 letters of your LAST name and the first 2 of your FIRST name. If your last name is less than 6 letters then your code is your entire last name and as much of your first name as needed to reach 8 letters. (Ex: SMITHJOE for Joe Smith).  If your last and first name together do not consist of 8 letters, then use your entire last name and entire first name. (Ex. BELLJOE for Joe Bell).  If your last name is a common name, your shortname may have already been taken by another SHU student so your pattern may be the first 6 of your last name, then the 1st letter of your first name...  then a number..  (Ex: MILLERS1 for Stephen Miller)

Your first time password is a combination of the letters "SHLS" in CAPs, then the last 4 of your Student ID, then the "#" sign. (Ex. SHLS0000#)

Your local AD account allows you access to all core programs available on our stations, as well as access to our network copier/printers and our law school wireless system. Your account also provides you with up to 3gb of local storage on our network drives for files and other data in a private home directory (accessible only on workstations within the law school building).  Network storage space is designed for saving data such as word processing documents, pdfs and other school related data. Please do not use this space for game storage, .exe files, Jpgs, pics or any other picture or movie files, or any other non-school related documents.

Please note that your local AD account and your cloud LawNet/Portal account are separate accounts and have separate passwords.  While you can use the same password for both accounts if you choosechanging one account's password does not change the other.  This is by design, as one account is for local law school resources and managed locally, while the other is for cloud resources, such as your Office 365 email, OneDrive storage and other outside law school resources, and managed outside the law school.

Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law Codes, Passwords and Questions