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Computer Recommendations

PC

Hardware

  Minimum Recommended
OS Windows 10 Windows 10
CPU Intel i5 processor or better Intel i7 or newer preferred
Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Hard Drive 256 GB 512 GB SSD
Graphics Card 512 MB Video Memory or higher 512 MB Video Memory or higher
Screen Size 14 or 15-inch LCD Minimum 15-inch LCD
Warranty 4-year parts and labor (on-site strongly recommended) 4-year parts and labor (on-site strongly recommended)
Insurance Comprehensive breakage, theft, liquid spill, hazard (strongly recommended)

Software

Do not purchase Microsoft Office products. The university currently has a site license for these products.

  Minimum Recommended
Anti-Virus Required MalwareBytes Premium
Productivity Tools

Office 365 (do not buy, university currently has a site license)

Get Office 365

Office 365 (do not buy, university currently has a site license)

 

Set up MS Office

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Mac

Hardware

  Minimum Recommended
OS Mac OSX 10.11 (El Capitan) or higher Mac OSX 10.14 (Mojave)
CPU Intel i5 processor or better Intel i7 or newer preferred
Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Hard Drive 256 GB SSD 256 GB SSD or higer
Graphics Card 512 MB Video Memory or higher 512 MB Video Memory or higher
Screen Size 13-inch 15-inch
Warranty 3-year parts and labor (AppleCare) 3-year parts and labor (AppleCare)
Insurance Comprehensive breakage, theft, liquid spill, hazard (strongly recommended)

Software

Do not purchase Microsoft Office products. The university currently has a site license for these products.

  Minimum Recommended
Anti-Virus Required MalwareBytes Premium
Productivity Tools

Office 365 (do not buy, university currently has a site license)

Office 365 (do not buy, university currently has a site license)

  Parallels Desktop (version compatible with your Operating System), needs to be purchased separately.

Computer Discounts

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 Parents who need access to Wi-Fi on campus should use the UDAIR-Guest open Wi-Fi Network.

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