Southern Illinois University




Recommendations for Laptop Computers

The law school does not require a laptop. However if you are planning to use your laptop for exams you will need to meet the minimum requirement for Examsoft. They can be found here.

The law school offers WiFi throughout the building. If you would like to access the WiFi network your computer will need to be at least 802.11g.

If you have any questions please contact Judi Ray, Assistant Dean at

Computer Labs and Public Terminals

Main Lab

The main lab contains 14 workstations and a workstation set up for scanning.


The Advanced Electronic Legal Research (AELR) Lab is located on the second floor of the Law Library. This lab serves as an overflow area for the main lab and as an alternative for the times when the main lab has trainings or classes scheduled.

Library Public Terminals

The Law Library currently has 13 public terminals available for student research purposes.

Email Terminals

The School of Law currently has 2 email terminals located outside of the Law Library in student lounge areas.