The Catholic University of America



Please read this entire page before using the exam database for the first time.
CUA law school exams from 1990 - present are searchable by professor and by course.
Select exams prior to 1990 are also available. You must enter your name and patron barcode (located on the back of your student ID) to view most exams.  Please see the circulation staff if you don't have a barcode or if your barcode doesn't work. Circulation phone 202-319-5156

The exams are part of the library's overall reserve database.  Exams for each professor are listed separately in an exam category (i.e., Exams Torts).


To search by PROFESSOR: To search by COURSE:
Type the professor's last name and press enter.

Choose the exam listing you wish to see. 

Regular course reserves and exams are listed separately.

Example:        1. Torts
                      2. Exams – Torts
Choose 2 to view exams.
If you do not see an exam listing, then that professor does not make past exams available.
Type the word "exams" and the name of the course.
Example:         exams property
Choose the professor whose exams you wish to see.  If you do not see a listing for your professor, then that professor does not make past exams available.


  • If an exam is listed but does not say "View or Print" then it has not been loaded yet.
  • Not all professors submit their exams.
Viewing and Printing Exams Off-Campus


All exams are in in pdf, so you must have Adobe Reader installed on your laptop or pc. Click here to download the most recent version of Adobe Reader.