Although laptops are not required, the majority of students at Georgia State University College of Law own and use personal laptops in and outside the classroom. The College of Law offers a number of services supporting law students’ and researchers’ use of laptops and other devices. Please view below a list of services available in the in the College of Law and the Law Library.
NOTE: Students are responsible for maintaining their personal laptop computer for use as an instructional tool in the program. The College of Law does not provide laptop repair or diagnostic services for students. Students are directed to their laptop vendor for diagnosis and repair. Limited laptop services offered by the College of Law will not be able to be rendered if laptops are not in good working order. A compromised student laptop inhibits the successful application of settings and software.
The following computing services are available to students at the College of Law:
There is no laptop requirement at the College of Law, but we are often asked what the minimum hardware/software requirements are for successful laptop computing on campus.
As of May 2010, the following minimum specifications are recommended:
For more information about laptops, check out the Georgia State Bookstore Online.
The College of Law offers you the option to take your exams on your laptop using exam software. The software locks down the Windows or Mac operating system on the student’s computer.
To get the software, the student will have to register for their exams and attend a mandatory session to download the software. Registration and attendance is crucial so you may use your laptop to take your exams. The registrar’s office will send you information regarding exams.