Faculty & Staff Computer Recommendations
The following recommendations provide the minimum specifications for teaching remotely or face to face, as well as working from home.
In addition to having a device (laptop, desktop or tablet) that meets the minimum recommendations, faculty teaching remotely should have access to a reliable Internet connection at a minimum of 10Mbps for upload and download. Take the Internet speed test.
General University Recommendations
|Processor||5th generation or later processor (I-5 or equivalent) 1.6 GHz or better|
|Storage||256GB+ internal storage; 512GB+ total storage (including cloud based storage)|
|Software||Microsoft 365; Windows Defender (included with Windows 10+)|
|Operating System||Windows 10; MacOS 10.12 or later or iOS 11 or later|
|Wi-Fi||802.11ac or later standard|
|Accessories||16GB+ flash drive, webcam, microphone & Ethernet cable|
|Warranty||3 Year Dell Pro Support (plus); 3 Year AppleCare+|
About the Tech Store
The Tech Store provides academic discounts, as well as installation and repairs on Apple and Dell devices. Stop by our on-campus location or shop online.
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8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday