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Computer Recommendations

While not a campus-wide requirement, many students consider having a personal computer extremely helpful in completing coursework and utilizing the university's online services. Some academic departments have specific technological requirements for students:



The following systems are meant to be guidelines for purchasing new systems. Some IT Partners offer discounts for the purchase of new systems. For questions about how well your current system will work, call the IT Helpdesk at (662) 915-5222.


Windows PC
Processor: Core i5 or better
RAM: 4 GB
Hard Drive: 500 GB or larger
CD-ROM Drive: DVD±RW/CDRW (optional)
Operating System: Windows 10
Network Card: Gigabit Ethernet port or adapter
Wireless: 802.11 n
Warranty: 3-year onsite service and support with accidental damage coverage
Software: Microsoft Office


Mac
Processor: Core i5 or better
RAM: 4 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 500 GB or larger
CD-ROM Drive: Apple USB SuperDrive (optional)
Operating System: MacOS X
Network Card: Gigabit Ethernet port or adapter
Wireless: 802.11 n
Warranty: AppleCare Protection Plan. Does not cover accidental damage.
Software: Microsoft Office

Information Technology Offices

302 Powers Hall (Main Office)

Weir Hall

Baxter Hall

Data Center

Mon-Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM

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