Students' Legal Assistance Main Content
The Students’ Legal Assistance Office provides legal services to SIU Carbondale students.
Students pay a $6 per semester fee and are not charged any additional fees for services provided. Students are required to pay any court related costs such as those required for filing court documents.
Students must be currently enrolled and paying fees to be eligible for services provided by the Students' Legal Assistance Office.
SLA is staffed by two full time Attorneys in addition to 2nd and 3rd year Law Clerks who handle various cases under the supervision of the Attorneys.
If you have legal questions, or concerns, please look at the “Services,” “Legal Resources” and “Renter Information” links. If you have a legal matter that we can assist you with, please come by or call our office and set up an appointment. Someone will be assigned to meet with you and discuss your case. There are specific guidelines and limitations concerning what legal matters we can handle and to what extent we can pursue a case. Please feel free to call with questions.
Call or stop in for an appointment Office hours: 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. We cannot give legal advice over the phone.