Computing Checklist


  • Processor - Any Intel i3, i5 or i7 (although the i7 is a bit overkill)
  • 8GB RAM or better
  • 250GB Hard Drive or better
  • Windows 10 or Mac OSX (or as it's now called MacOS)
  • Screen size - 15" (laptop) or 19"+ (desktop)
  • Warranty - FOUR years! Remember, you're here for four years.

SKIP the bundled Microsoft Office - Students get Office 365 free!

Optional items:

  • Printer - REALLY optional. Printing is free! DO NOT bring a wireless printer!


  • Wireless Access Point/Router
  • Wireless Printer
  • Microsoft Works / Open Office / iWork

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