California Western School of Law, founded in 1924, is a private,
non-profit law school located in San Diego, California.
The campus is comprised of three buildings in downtown San Diego,
located within walking distance to state, local, and federal
courthouses and government buildings, and numerous law firms.
The law school is in close proximity to the downtown nightlife
and shopping districts, as well as the vibrant Little Italy
district where coffeehouses and restaurants are within walking distance.
Campus buildings include a 50,000sf library at 290 Cedar Street
which holds more than 333,000 volumes, approximately 3,905 serial
subscriptions, microforms currently equivalent to 154,000 volumes,
audio and video tapes, computer software, and interactive videos.
The library also offers an excellent computer lab and study rooms.
A separate administrative building at 225 Cedar Street houses faculty
and administrative offices, an on-campus sandwich deli, and a bookstore.
The classroom building at 350 Cedar Street was originally built in 1929
as an Elk's Club, is historically registered and a well-known architectural icon.
Renovations to this classroom building have provided several large lecture halls
as well as seminar space, room for 30 on-campus student organizations,
an 1,840 square foot student lounge, individual study rooms, and a computer lab.
Students enjoy an on-campus coffee cart and campus-wide wireless technology.
Campus Safety Reports
Personal Safety Report (PDF opens in new window)
Annual Security Report (PDF opens in new window)
Food Service Schedules:
Sidebar Deli Schedule (PDF opens in new window)
Coffee Cart Hours (PDF opens in new window)
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
fax: (619) 557-0324
350 Cedar Street Lobby
Jolie Cartier, CFM, Executive Director