Southern Illinois University School of Law

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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Curriculum and Grading

Find information here about curriculum and grading, including course descriptions, an alphabetical list of all courses offered, a check sheet of required courses, a list of courses relevant to the bar examination, lists of courses and faculty members organized by areas of the law and career objectives, an explanation of grading system, a description of the satisfactory/unsatisfactory grading option, and a link to Saluki-Net for registration purposes. Curriculum and Grading

Semester Information

Find information here about the current and future semesters, including semester class schedules and calendars, final examination schedules, textbooks to be used for each class, and, for past semesters, the Dean’s List and Grade Distribution. Semester Information

Registrar Forms

Find Registrar forms to use, including transcript requests, information requests (e.g., good standing letter, enrollment verification, graduation checks, copy of law school application, etc.), graduation application, non-law school course credit application, and Barkley law student academic record requests. Registrar Forms

Experiential Learning

Experiential education integrates theory and practice by combining academic inquiry with designed, managed and guided lawyering experiences. At the School of Law, we integrate experiential education into the curriculum by offering live-client clinics as well as other skills-based initiatives such as externships, a semester away program, pro bono provision of legal services, and practice simulation courses. Experiential Learning Opportunities.


Find information here about opportunities offered by the School of Law for students to earn a transcript notation and certificate acknowledging their completion of a specially designed course of study in a particular area of law practice specialization. To help with curricular planning, students interested in pursuing a specialization are strongly encouraged to discuss their intentions with the faculty advisor for the particular program or the associate dean for academic affairs by the end of the first year of law school if possible.

Intellectual Property Specialization

Health Law Specialization

International and Comparative Law Specialization

Business and Transactional Law Specialization

Concurrent Degrees

Find information here about concurrent degree opportunities, including descriptions of each available concurrent degree program, a list of contacts for each program, and application forms for the concurrent degree program and non-law school course credit. Concurrent Degree Application and Information

Academic Rules

Find the text of School of Law Rules, including a complete PDF version of the Rules, and excerpts covering grades; academic standing, probation, and withdrawal; outside employment; and legal clinic. Also includes School of Law Honor Code. School of Law Rules and Honor Code