Minimum Technology Requirements for Students

Access to a computer with the following specifications are the minimum technology requirements in order to be able to perform successfully in a hybrid or online learning environment, as well as in many courses offered face to face. Some academic programs may require additional software.

Device Types

  • Laptops, desktops running Microsoft Windows or Apple macOS are recommended as your primary device
  • Tablets running Windows may be acceptable if it meets requirements below
  • Google Chromebook devices are not recommended as your primary device
  • Devices running Android, Apple iOS (iPhone/iPad) or other operating systems are not recommended as your primary device
Operating system Windows OS: Windows 10 or 11
macOS: One of the three most recent versions of macOS
Computer and Processor Windows OS: 1.6 GHz or faster, 2-core or greater. 2 GHz or greater recommended for video calls
macOS: Intel processor or Apple M-series of processors (M1, M2… )
Memory Windows OS: 4 GB RAM or greater
macOS: 4 GB RAM or greater
Hard disk Windows OS: 10 GB of available disk space or greater
macOS: 10 GB of available disk space or greater
Display Windows OS: 1280 x 768 screen resolution or greater
macOS: 1280 x 800 screen resolution or greater
Network Connectivity Wi-Fi capable
Browser The current version of Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Chrome.
Video calls Built in or USB Camera, speakers/headphones, and microphone.

If you do not have consistent access to a device with these specifications, please be sure to have that in place by the beginning of the semester. If you have questions regarding these minimum technology requirement specifications, please contact

Considering the possibility of future interruptions to our face-to-face learning together, continuing, and new students should also check on the status of internet at home and be prepared to address any deficiencies.