Search Google Appliance

Information Technology

Recommended & Minimum Computer Configurations

For Students

For students, our recommendations and minimum system requirements are meant to provide general guidelines on which computer configurations work best in the UMass Amherst computing environment. If you have declared a major, we recommend checking with the department to see if it requires specific computer configurations.

Windows - Recommended & Minimum Computer Configurations for Students (Windows)

Macintosh - Recommended & Minimum Computer Configurations for Students (Macintosh)

For Faculty & Staff

For faculty and staff, our recommendations and minimum system requirements for systems used within the UMass Amherst offices are meant to provide general guidelines on which computer configurations work best in the UMass Amherst enterprise computing environment and meet our Foundation Controls for security.

Windows - Recommended & Minimum Computer Configurations for Faculty & Staff (Windows)

Macintosh - Recommended & Minimum Computer Configurations for Faculty & Staff (Macintosh)