GSU is a state leader in bar passage and employment outcomes.
Georgia State Law is committed to student success from admission to bar passage. This is why we offer services and facilities to help students make the most of their law school experience. The building has several rooms for student use, including classrooms, courtrooms, private study rooms and lounges. Our staff is available to help through a variety of services designed to make your life a little easier.
Every student is assigned a faculty mentor at orientation.
Georgia State Law’s Academic Success Program gives you the tools you need to succeed in law school. The program’s Study Skills Series and Student Skills Tutors offer tips, interactive workshops and assistance to help you do your best from day one.
Your legal career begins the day you step on campus. The Center for Professional Development & Career Strategies provides career guidance and resources to students, alumni and guests from other ABA-accredited schools. You may attend workshops on drafting resumes and cover letters, schedule a personal career advising appointment, participate in job fairs and more.
College of Law students can rent lockers on the second and third floors of the Law Building for $35 per year. Lockers are provided for the storage of books, school supplies and personal items. Food and beverages may be stored but should not be left overnight.
- Lockers are available only for students currently registered in the College of Law.
- Lockers are rented for one academic year (August – July). Students that are renewing will keep their current locker, there is no need to remove the lock. If a locker is vacated it is subject to reassignment.
- The non-refundable fee is $35.00 and may be paid by credit card only through the student locker payment portal (online payment only). Please note that lockers on the top have limited availability.
- You will receive two e-mail confirmations, the first confirming your payment and second with your locker assignment. You must provide your own combination lock. NO KEY LOCKS ARE ALLOWED.
- Lockers are provided for the storage of books, school supplies, and personal items. Nonperishable food and beverages may be stored but should not be left overnight.
- No entry will be made by officials of the University into any locker for any purpose except in the following instances:
- After reasonable notice to the student to whom the locker has been assigned.
- In response to a valid search warrant covering the locker in question.
- To empty the locker during annual reassignment of lockers.
- In what may appear to be a health-related or life-threatening situation.
In any of the above situations, if the renter cannot be located, or refuses to cooperate, the University may cut the padlock, as circumstances appear to warrant. The College of Law is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please use lockers for overnight storage at your own risk.
All questions or concerns should be addressed to Robin Simpson, at email@example.com or (404) 413-9034.
The Law Technology team manages all equipment in the classrooms, courtrooms and offices, as well as the law library computer lab, research stations and printers. Requests for assistance may be submitted to the online HelpDesk 24 hours a day.404-413-9111
The college has 23 flexible classrooms, seminar and conference rooms, equipped with the latest technology. Some rooms include video-capture technology for recording lectures, meetings and special events. GSU students, faculty and staff must login to the event scheduling system to reserve a space. External inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Two that seat 50 each and have desks that can be configured into any number of arrangements to facilitate interactive learning and instruction
- Two parliament-style tiered classrooms that seat 80
- Two additional tiered classrooms that seat 90
The ceremonial courtroom/auditorium on the lower level seats 230. A skills suite of three small flexible rooms can transition to a courtroom setting or spaces for negotiation, mediation or arbitration.
The two-story library includes natural light and magnificent views of Atlanta. Students can book study rooms and other spaces within the library. With two terraces, a café and space for collaborative and quiet learning, the library can host special events. The sixth floor has a traditional reading room.
Student Organization Offices
On the fourth floor, student organizations have a new space located near administrative offices. There are also smaller offices for Moot Court, Student Trial Lawyers Association and the Student Bar Association.
Green Roof Terrace
A green roof — with vegetation to improve air quality — is one of the many sustainable features of this LEED-certified building. Other eco-friendly elements include an energy-efficient climate control system, terrazzo floors, wood paneling and natural light, which help improve happiness and mood.
Coffee & Dining
- Legal Grounds: Enjoy your favorite grab-and-go snacks such as bagels, pastries and yogurt parfaits for a quick study snack in the lobby of the College of Law. Our experienced barista’s knowledge of all things coffee rivals that of other coffee shops throughout the city.
- Miss Demeanor’s Café: From savory flatbreads and personal pizzas to homemade pastries, fresh salads and an assortment of hot and cold beverages, Miss Demeanor’s is the perfect study spot with its picturesque views of the Atlanta city skyline. On the fifth floor of the College of Law.
The Division of Student Affairs has a Counseling and Testing Center in the Citizen’s Trust Building on Piedmont Avenue. The center provides a wide range of counseling, testing, psychiatric and holistic health services to support students as they work to reach their educational goals. Counseling Services include individual and group counseling, outreach services and a mind-body program, which focuses on relaxation, stress management and physical health.
The Student Recreation Center manages three facilities in Atlanta: the main center, located just across the street from the College of Law, the Indian Creek Recreation Area and Panthersville Recreation Complex. The facilities offer more than 150 unique programs each semester, including intramural sports, sport clubs, aerobics, personal training, outdoor trips and aquatic activities.
-Roland Turner(J.D. ’19), past president, GSU Black Law Student Association
85 Park Place NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
P.O. Box 4049
Atlanta, GA 30302-4049