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Registration Guide: Westlaw

How to Register for Westlaw

To register for Westlaw, you should have received an email with registration instructions and a registration key that can be used to activate your account. From the email, click the "Activate Now" link and follow these steps:  

  1. Go to and click on the “Register Password” link on the left-hand side of the screen. 

  2. At the registration screen, click on the option for “Registering for the first time” 

  3. You will next be prompted for your e-mail address—Use your university email address.  

  4. You will next be prompted for your Westlaw Password, which was included in the message you received containing these instructions.  

  5. On the next screen, you will create your Westlaw OnePass (a Username/Password combination that you will use from that point forward to access Westlaw and TWEN) and fill in the remaining required information fields.

  6. To confirm that your password is registered properly, go to, enter your OnePass, and click Sign On—You should then see your name and law school appearing in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

Tutorials, Training and Guides

For guides, tutorials, and training, log in to the Westlaw home page and then click on Training for Faculty and Students.

Database Representative

Account Assistance

If you need assistance with your account, you may contact

Westlaw Research Questions
1-800-REF-ATTY (1-800-733-2889)

Westlaw Technical Issues
1-800-WESTLAW (1-800-937-8529)