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Student Computer Requirements - Minimum Standards
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See below for hardware and software requirements in order to ensure compatibility with the campus network and the ability to run Office 365 (free download for students). These are minimum requirements.


The following sites can be utilized while shopping for a college laptop. 


Dell Student Laptops

Apple Education Store 



PC Mac

Computer and processor

1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, 2-core

Intel processor

Operating System Windows 11, Windows 10 The 3 most recent versions of macOS


2GB RAM (32-Bit)


Hard Disk 4.0 GB of available disk space 10 GB of available disk space. HSF+ hard disk format (also known as Mac OS Extender or APFS)
Graphics Direct X9 or later, with WDDM 2.0 or higher for Windows 10 (or WDDM 1.3 or higher for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update) No graphics requirements


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