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Minimum Hardware Requirements

Student Computers

Many students bring laptop (or notebook) computers to campus. This allows students to take advantage of wireless network while away from the residence halls.

For new computer purchases we suggest the following as minimum configurations:

Notebook or Desktop

  • 3.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or higher
  • 4 GB RAM or higher
  • 160 GB Hard Drive or higher
  • Integrated Wireless Card
  • Microsoft Windows 10, or OSX


  • Microsoft Office 2016 Professional or Student Edition (Get free for students at
  • Flash drives (also known as USB Memory keys, thumb drives and pen drives)
  • Surge protectors

These configurations are suggested guidelines only and are subject to change.

hardware-requirements.txt · Last modified: 2016/02/12 13:31 by tconner