Dell is the UA-approved vendor for Windows or Linux desktops and laptops. Departments can order from Dell via BuyBama. Macs can be bought through Tide Tech at the Supe Store.
Minimum specs include
- i5 CPU (i7 recommended)
- 256gb SSD (512gb SSD recommended)
- 8gb RAM (16gb RAM recommended)
- MS Windows (cheapest version)
- 3 year warranty is required for all computer purchases
Student Laptop Requirement
Effective Fall 2020, all students in the College of Engineering are required to have a laptop. This does not affect currently enrolled students who started prior to and during the 2019-2020 academic year.
Student Laptop Recommended Specs
The information provided below should be sufficient to purchase a laptop. If the laptop meets or exceeds the specifications below, there should be no issues.