Hardware Requirements

 Minimum RequirementRecommended Configuration
Operating SystemWindows 10 or Mac OS 10.15 (or higher)  

*Chromebooks will not run required software!
Memory8 GB RAM
CPUIntel Core i3
Apple M1
AMD Ryzen 5
Intel Core i5
Apple M1
AMD Ryzen 7
Storage192GB (or more) Solid State Drive (SSD)
Audio/VideoCamera*, Microphone, and Speakers   *Camera should be located above (not below) laptop screen.  
Display13” (or larger) with 1080 resolution

Laptops we recommend:  Dell XPS 13, Apple MacBook Air 13, Acer Swift 3 (2020 model / 2021 model)

Software Requirements

 RequirementRecommendation
BackupContinuous backup of your documents and data to a destination outside your computer.  Windows:  Microsoft OneDrive*     *Provided by the college   Mac:  iCloud backup service
OfficeMicrosoft Office 365 (Provided by College)
AntivirusActive/current Antivirus (Already built into Windows and MacOS)
BrowserChrome  
AdobeAcrobat Reader

Other Technology Requirements

 Minimum RequirementRecommended Configuration
Internet Access5mbps at home25mbps at home
PrinterAccess to a printer at home