Computer Specifications

Welcome to the School of Information Technology! We do not require you to buy a specific computer. However, if you are going to purchase a computer, we do recommend the following specifications (as of 4/15/19):

Computer Specifications

Operating System

Minimum: Windows 10 or High Sierra (Mac)

Recommended: Windows 10

Processor type

Minimum: i5 (4th generation)

Recommended: i7 (any generation)


Minimum: 8GB

Recommended: 16GB+

Hard drive

Minimum: 500gb HDD

Recommended: 500GB+ SSD


Part warranty and insurance (strongly recommended)

UC Bookstore offers SafeWare accident protection

Virus Protection

Windows defender, Malwarebytes, Mcafee

In general, purchase the highest processor speed and largest memory that you can afford. The speed of the hard drive is important as well.

For any questions you may have, please contact us.