New Student Orientation

Computers & Technology

Elon Law student works on computer

The School of Law utilizes state-of-the-art technology, including wireless Internet connectivity throughout the facility. Click here for details and contact information.  


The School of Law provides ample printing options for students. Printers are provided on each floor of the law school. From your laptop or a school-provided desktop, you can print wirelessly to any printer in the building.


E-mail accounts are automatically created for you and a letter will be mailed to your home with your username and password. If you have questions about your account information, please contact the Help Desk at 336-278-5200.

To access your e-mail account, you can go to:

General Computer Information & Questions

The Elon technology wiki provides information and documentation to most technology questions.  Use the wiki to search for answers to your questions. 

Computer Software Needs

Anti-virus software is highly recommended for all students. 

Elon University has partnered with e-academy to offer convenient Microsoft product downloads to members of the Elon community.  The partnership includes a no-cost Microsoft Office (Mac or PC) and Microsoft Forefront EndPoint Protection 2010 download, as well as the opportunity to purchase a Windows 7 Ultimate upgrade license.

To access information about E-Academy please visit that page on our wiki.

Computer Requirements

Elon recommends a laptop computer for incoming law students. For minimum laptop specifications and for a list of computer vendors that offer Elon students a discount, visit the Purchasing a Computer Wiki.