Information Technology

State-of-the-Art Facilities

courtroomCooley’s state-of-the-art courtrooms are devoted to trial and appellate skills-training and are used for moot court and mock trial competitions, classrooms, and more.

All courtrooms boast the latest technology, including DVD/VCR, in-podium computer, document camera, telestrator, wireless Internet access, and production room from which proceedings can be observed and recorded.

Are You "Computer Ready" for Law School?

Technology is a real part of your legal education at Thomas M. Cooley Law School (TMCLS). E-mail is used for official communications. Web-based course pages are used extensively at Cooley. Legal writing skills are heavily emphasized, and the use of computers and word processing are important to the successful completion of writing assignments. Many of our clinical programs require document preparation and communication in electronic format. You have the option to write your exams on your laptop. Are you prepared?

We encourage you to assess your current computing skill set and be proactive in developing your ability to use word processing, e-mail and web-based resources. Community education classes in your local area may offer just the courses you need to develop or expand your computer skills. There are also a variety of books available which provide instruction on basic computer skills.

Cooley's IT support team provides computing, networking, and information resources to the law school community.

Students have access to computer labs on all campuses, and can access Cooley Law School’s wireless network, TMCLS or CoolAir, with their laptops, tablets, and smart phones.

Cooley does not require that students purchase a computer.

Student Tech Help Hours

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
studenttechhelp@cooley.edu (We check our help desk e-mail frequently.)

Student Support Line: From any Lab, use the auto-dial phone, and select opt. 1. From anywhere else, please call - 517-371-5140, opt. 1, ext. 3300. If no one is available to answer your call, please leave a voicemail and we will call you back.

Computer Lab Locations

Lansing: Brennan Law Library - Rooms 305, and 401; Cooley Center - ARC, 9th floor, Room 323, 3rd floor (new location)
Grand Rapids: Library, 1st floor
Auburn Hills: Library, lower level, Room L-23, and Room 185
Ann Arbor: Library, Room L28
Tampa Bay: Room 419

Computer Lab hours coincide with the library/building hours.

Print Release Locations

Ann Arbor: Lab Printer (4015), Student Copier (M3035)
Auburn Hills: Lab 185 (4015), Library LL Lab (4300)
Library LL Walkup-Copier (4345)
Grand Rapids: Library Lab (M602), Library Copy Room (M3035)
Lansing: CRS Building (M4345) - 1st floor, Library Copy Room - Across from the Strosacker Room (M4345), Library Lab 301 (9050), Library Lab 401 (4350),
Cooley Center Lower Level - Behind the bookstore near the Grade Appeals Office (4345), Cooley Center 3rd Floor - Outside 323 Lab (M4345 - 4350), Cooley Center 9th Floor - ARC Lab (4200)
Tampa Bay: Student Lab (M602), Library walk-up Copier (M4345), Student walk-up - Outside Student Lounge (M4345)

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