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

Windows

Operating System CPU RAM Hard Drive Space Wireless Card Backup Storage Screen Resolution
Windows 7 or better (32-bit and 64-bit) 2.50 GHz Dual Core or greater 4 GB or more 20 GB or more of available free space 802.11g 2 GB USB 2.0 or better 1024 x 768 or higher

MAC

Operating System CPU RAM Hard Drive Space Wireless Card Backup Storage Screen Resolution
OS X 10.9 or better Intel processor 4 GB or more 20 GB or more of available space 802.11g 2 GB USB 2.0 or better 1024 x 768 or higher

Only genuine, U.S.-English, French, Portuguese, Swedish, and British versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported. Tablets are not currently supported with the exception of the Surface Pro tablet. Windows 10 S, Windows RT, and Linux / Unix operating systems are not currently supported by the examination software used at FSU College of Law.

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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