CWSL Student Email System
CWSL Student Email System
Different Types of CWSL
Forwarding Your Email
At California Western School of Law, we have our own email system for
students. Official school notices are sent to your CWSL email
address. It is the responsibility of each student to check
his or her CWSL email regularly.
To access your CWSL email:
Technical note: Just in case you are interested, the web
address for the email site is https://lex.cwsl.edu.
- From any page on the CWSL website, click the "Current
Students" block near the top of the page.
- From the "Current Students" page, click the "Student
- Log in with your CWSL network ID and password.
Your mailbox has a storage capacity of 250 MB. If you exceed
this amount, you will not be able to send or receive email, so it is
important that you keep track of how much space you have used.
On the left hand side there is a bar that shows how much
space you have used in your mailbox.
In the picture below, this mailbox is almost full:
Whenever you send email, a copy is automatically saved to your Sent
Whenever you delete an email message, it is automatically put in your
Deleted folder. This way, if you delete something on
accident, you can go back and "pull it out of the trash".
Both the Sent folder and the Deleted folder count against your 250 MB
total, so it is important to empty the trash occasionally.
When you are in the Deleted folder, there is a link which will allow
you to empty the entire Deleted folder:
This link does not appear in any other folder.
Email addresses for faculty and staff are slightly different than the
email addresses for students.
A staff member address will be "firstname.lastname@example.org"
A student address will be "email@example.com"
It is important that you address your email messages correctly.
have the option of forwarding their email to another address.
the left hand side of the email window, click on the "Preferences" link.
the Preferences page, under the User Settings tab, you will find the
"Forward To" field. You can enter an email address in this
and all email sent to your CWSL email address from that time onward will automatically be
forwarded to the other address. You must click the "Save"
for any changes to take effect.
If you use this
feature, you must test it to make sure that your email is being
forwarded to the correct address. Send an email to your CWSL
email address, and make sure you can read it at the other address.
Mr. Law Student wants all his email to go to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Student makes the change to
preferences on his account. Then Mr. Student sends an email
message to email@example.com. After sending the
Mr. Student then checks his email at someotherplace.edu, to make sure
that the test message arrived.
If you have forwarded your
email, your CWSL mailbox does not keep a copy of the emails that it
sends on to the other address. Any email messages that come
your CWSL email address bounce right back out, and are sent to the
If you want to keep a copy in your CWSL mailbox,
put a period and a comma in front of the forwarding address, like this:
If you do keep a copy of the
emails you are forwarding, you have to remember to check your CWSL
mailbox, to make sure it doesn't get full.
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