The Catholic University of America

Internet, Network, and Email Access

Office of Computer Services | Admitted Students

Network Account & E-Mail

All students at the Columbus School of Law are given full access to the network resources of the law school and The Catholic University of America. You can find your CUA Network account information by logging onto Cardinal Station. Navigate to Student Self Service, select Student Center. Under Personal Information click on the drop down menu and select CUA Network Login. This page lists your CUA Network account and your Cardinal Mail e-mail address, and instructions on how to log on for the first time. Your network user ID allows you to login to the campus network (PCs that are in the Library and offices) and access your network storage space.

By using https://mail.cua.edu you can access your email from any internet connected computer. All official correspondence from the university will be sent to your Cardinal Mail account.  Because of this, students are required to check their Cardinal Mail account daily, or set up forwarding to an account they do check daily. 

Wireless Access & Printers

The Columbus School of Law has a 802.11g wireless network that covers all public areas, classrooms and offices within the building.

The law school also has wireless printing available to students for academic use. These printers, located on all levels of the library, can be printed to from anywhere in the building. To gain access to the network and printers, you must visit the Office of Computer Services during normal business hours and bring your student ID.  During first year orientation, Computer Services will have a table in the atrium to setup the wireless network and printers.

About University Accounts Passwords

Cardinal Station

Cardinal Station passwords will need to be at least eight characters long, and must contain at least one number and one punctuation symbol.

Network Logon Accounts

Network logon passwords will need to include three of these four types of characters: 1) upper case letters, 2) lower case letters, 3) numbers, 4) punctuation symbols (such as: $ - _ . ! ).