Recommendations for Student Machines

 

Following are recommended Operating System, Hardware and Software specifications for students bringing their personal machines onto campus. In the interest of maintaining the University network, we ask that upon arrival to campus, each student register his/her machine with the Office of Campus Technology.

PC Specifications

Operating System

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8

Hardware

  • Minimum 60 GB hard drive
  • Ethernet card (internal or external)
  • Wireless card (internal or external)

Software

  • Up-to-date anti-virus software
  • Microsoft Office 2010

Macintosh Specifications

Operating System

  • Minimum OSX (Operating System 10)

Hardware

  • Minimum 60 GB hard drive

Software

  • Up-to-date anti-virus software
  • Up-to-date Apple Safari browser