If you are planning to purchase a new computer, we recommend the following computer specifications:
- Mac computer running at least OS 10.13 (High Sierra), or Windows computer running Windows 10
- Intel Core i5 or AMD A10 processor
- 8 GB RAM
- 256 GB solid state drive
- 1280 x 768 screen resolution
- Integrated webcam and microphone (not cell phones)
Learn more about the minimum specifications we recommend and why they are important.
Many computer manufacturers and retailers offer discounts on computers to eligible students. Below are a few examples you may want to consider.
The DoIT Help Desk can diagnose hardware issues and provide repair options. We are pleased to be able to save you money and effort by providing a free walk-in troubleshooting diagnosis to take to your repair vendor of choice.
Tech for your major
Some schools and colleges offer more specific technology recommendations related to their courses. Please check the list below or contact your advisors to confirm any additional recommendations.
General access computer labs offer internet access, standard university software, accessibility features and equipment checkout options.