Hardware and Software Acquisition

Dell OptiPlex 790.

The UofL Law IT Department is responsible for acquiring, maintaining and replacing the Law School's hardware and software, including office, classroom, lab, clinic, and public access computers, operating systems, and applications; managing file, print, application, Web, database, and media servers; and ensuring important data are backed up regularly and securely. The IT Department also maintains a pool of laptop computers, which faculty and staff may check out for conference travel and/or presentations.

As members of the University community, UofL Law students and faculty and staff may purchase discounted computers and software from University vendors through relationships managed by University Information Technology.

Student Hardware and Software Purchasing


UofL Law students may purchase software at significant discounts or download other applications free from iTech Xpress, University of Louisville IT's technology store, and personal computers, laptops and other hardware from popular brands such as Lenovo, Gateway, Dell, and Apple.

Software Purchases and Downloads

Computer Purchases

Laptop Recommendations for Law Students, Fall 2013

Faculty and Staff Hardware and Software Purchasing


As University employees, UofL Law faculty and staff may purchase software from publishers such as Microsoft and Adobe at substantial savings or download certain other applications for free. The University has negotiated discounts with several computer vendors, including Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Toshiba, for computer purchases by individual faculty and staff.

Software Purchases and Downloads

Computer Purchases