Southern Illinois University




Recommendations for Laptop Computers

The law school requires students to have a laptop. Students utilizing a laptop for exams will need to meet the minimum requirement for Examsoft (Chromebooks are not compatible with the lockdown feature of Examsoft).

Click here for Windows requirements.

Click here for Mac OS X requirements.

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.

The SIU Financial Aid Office may increase a student’s educational expenses (budget) to allow for the purchase of a personal computer or laptop.  This increase to the student budget may result in additional eligibility for Federal Direct Loans. This is a one-time allowance up to $1,500. To learn more, visit the SIU Financial Aid Office forms – Budget Increase for Computer Purchase.

Click here to view SIU Office of Informational Technology campus services.

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

Computer Labs and Public Terminals 

Library Public Terminals

The Law Library currently has 9 public terminals available for student research purposes.