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Southern University Law Center

Campus Life / Facilities

Visiting And Contact Information

A.A. Lenoir Hall, P.O. Box 9294

2 Roosevelt Steptoe Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70813

United States

Phone: 225-771-4976

Fax: 225-771-2121


SULC Students Say...

“This school is probably the most diverse school in the country in terms of the student body,” gushes a 2L. SULC is a historically black institution, and some 60 percent of the students are African American. Students come here “from all over the country,” and they “have very interesting backgrounds.” The range of ages is vast as well.

“Southern c...

“Southern charm is alive and well at SULC.” A “kind and friendly” “family atmo¬sphere” reigns supreme, and “a strong sense of camaraderie and support is evident in every aspect.” “Some people are competitive,” says a 1L, “but I don’t get that extremely competitive vibe from Southern.” “It’s a smaller law school,” explains a 2L, “which allows students to work more cooperatively, instead of against each other as at most law schools.” Most everyone “goes out of their way to help.” The biggest social divide is probably between the day program, which is generally composed of younger students, and the evening program, which is “mostly older professionals.”

During the school day, “the school regularly has speakers and attorneys come in dur¬ing the noon hour to give practical advice on the practice of law.” Students are split when it comes to life beyond the confines of campus. Some tell us that Baton Rouge—the state capital and the second largest city in Louisiana—is a student’s Shangri-la, especially if you like music and food. Baton Rouge is home to unique art and culture, tons of festivals, and mouthwatering cuisine of every kind. When students take a break from hitting the books, a good number of bars and clubs and a raging live music scene keep life interesting. Other students aren’t feeling the cultural love, though. “The main chances for socialization seem to be at a bar or a church,” suggests a 2L. “What if you don’t drink or believe?” More More

Research Facilities
Research Facilities: Louisiana Online University Information System (LOUIS) provides access to library holdings to a majority of the academic libraries in Louisiana & the Nation via the web. WEST LAW, LEXIS NEXIS, CALI, Interactive Court Room
Off-Campus Resources: Through a cooperative aggreement with Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University, students at both institutions have unlimited and free access to each institution's facilities and materials. WEST LAW, LEXIS NEXIS, CALI
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Technology on Campus
% of Classrooms with Internet Access: 100%
Campus-wide network: No
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