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College of Law

Florida State University

 

Laptop Requirements

All incoming students are required to have a modern laptop computer which can access the law school's wireless network. These computers will be used for legal research, computer-based exams, and in-class participation.

Below are the MINIMUM requirements needed to support computing at the law school. It is highly recommended that all incoming students purchase a new laptop with a 4 year warranty.

System Requirements


Operating System 

CPU 

RAM 

Hard Drive Space 

Wireless Card 

Backup Storage

Windows


Windows 7 or better 

1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater 

2 GB or more 

1 GB or more of available space

802.11g 

2 GB USB 2.0 or better

MAC


OS X 10.9 or better

Intel processor

2 GB or more 

1 GB or more of available space

802.11g 

2 GB USB 2.0 or better

 

Questions

If you have questions about computing at the law school or general technology-related questions, you can contact the Florida State College of Law Technology Help Desk at 850.644.7735 or helpdesk@law.fsu.edu.

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