Minimum Requirements

Below are the minimum requirements for student owned computes to ensure it can be connected to our systems.

Required Hardware:

 

A PC (Windows) computer should have:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or 8, or better 
  • 512 Megabytes of RAM (1GB of RAM for Windows Vista/XP) 
  • 20 Gigabyte Hard Drive 
  • 100 MB or more of free disc space; 1 GB recommended 
  • USB port(s) 
  • High-speed Network connection (such as DSL or cable) 

A Macintosh computer should have:

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher 
  • 512 Megabytes of Memory 
  • 20 gigabyte hard drive 
  • 100 MB or more of free disc space; 1 GB recommended 
  • USB port(s) 
  • High-speed Network connection (such as DSL or cable) 

 

These useful additional accessories are recommended, not required:

  • Wireless Card for Laptops (802.11G)
  • Personal Printer
  • USB Key for storing and transporting files