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Computer Purchasing Help

Not sure what to buy for your next 4 years in college? Many students prefer laptops because of their mobility. If you choose to purchase a desktop computer as opposed to a laptop, there are active Ethernet jacks in every residential room on campus. Macs and PCs are both widely used on our campus. When you purchase a computer, you may go to the store of your choice or you may visit an established retailer that provides discounts to William Woods University students listed below the recommended computer specs.

Windows
Operating System Windows 10
Processor Intel Core i3 – i7
RAM At least 4 GB
Hard Drive At least 500 GB
Microsoft Office Comes free with your WWU Office 365, so there is no need to purchase. Install by logging in, Settings, Office 365, Install Software
Warranty 3 years
Antivirus Defender – comes with your Windows 10 operating system
Estimated Price $600 - $1,200
Popular Brands Dell, HP, Toshiba

Mac
Operating System OS X 10.9 Maverick
Processor 1.2 GHZ dual core Intel Core m5
RAM At least 4 GB
Hard Drive Minimum 500 GB
Microsoft Office Comes free with your WWU Office 365, so there is no need to purchase. Install by logging in, Settings, Office 365, Install Software
Warranty Apple Protection Plan is offered as an option for a total of 3 year warranty.
Estimated Price Macbook $1,299 - $1,599
Estimated Price Macbook Pro (Faster processing, more storage) $1,899 - $2,599

Dell: https://www.dell.com/williamwoods

Apple Education https://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop

Direct all technology questions to:
UIT Helpdesk 573.592.4224 or Helpdesk@williamwoods.edu