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
Memory 8GB+ RAM
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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