Recommended Student Computer Configuration
Looking to buy your student a new computer?
At WCU, we have designed our systems, services, and applications to be mobile friendly, platform agnostic and device independent to enable our constituents to use a device of their preference whether that be on the Microsoft Windows or Apple Macintosh platforms. To aid in making a well-informed selection for your device, we have standardized minimal device requirements. In addition, we have established relationships with well-known computer manufacturers to obtain educational discounts on their products.
|Operating System||Latest Windows or MacOS version*
*Education, Digital Media & Communications, Art, and Music Majors may want to consider an Mac computer. Check with the appropriate Academic Department Chair Office for more information.
|Processor||Industry standard Intel or AMD processor|
|Memory||8GB or more|
|Hard Drive||500GB or more|
|Computer Discounts||WCU Student Discounts on Computers - Students who wish to purchase hardware can now access vendor sites which recommend laptop models and provide a direct link for students to make their purchases with a student discount. Visit these Dell, Lenovo (see more info here ) or Apple sites.|
|Available Software Applications at WCU||