Minimum Computer Requirements

Bring Your Computer to Campus

If you have a computer, you are encouraged to bring it to campus.  The campus is fully wired and supplemented with wireless access in many places. To connect your computer to the campus network and the Internet, your computer must meet the requirements below.

Minimum Computer Requirements:

Windows Operating Systems
- Minimum -
Macintosh Operating Systems
- Minimum-
Windows 7, 8, 10  

Processor: Pentium 1 GHz or higher

 RAM: 2 GB or higher

            4 GB recommended

 Hard Disk: at least 5 GB of free space

 Ethernet 10/100

 Optional: Wireless 802.11 b/g/n

 Monitor: 1024 x 768 Resolution

 Internet Speed: DSL - 12 MBPS

                              Cable - 20 MBPS

 Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9,10,11

                                  Chrome

                                  Firefox

Camera/Microphone: Class Dependent if not built in you will need to purchase – we recommend 1st tier vendors like Dell, Lenovo, or Apple

 

Mac OSX 10.6, 10.7, 10.8, or 10.9    

Processor: G3 or higher

 RAM:  2 GB or higher

             4 GB recommended

 Hard Disk: at least 5 GB of free space

 Ethernet 10/100

 Optional: Wireless 802.11 b/g/n

 Monitor: 1024 x 768 Resolution

 Internet Speed: DSL - 12 MBPS

                              Cable - 20 MBPS

 Internet Browser: Safari 5+ 

                                  Chrome

                                  Firefox

Camera/Microphone: Class Dependent if not built in you will need to purchase – we recommend 1st tier vendors like Dell, Lenovo, or Apple

 

   

  

Note: due to the wide variety of hardware and software configurations possible, we do not guarantee that every computer will work on our campus network.  We will attempt to connect student computers to our network, but realize we may not be able to make some work.

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