Bringing Your Computer to School

Some programs at Alfred University have certain recommendations for personal computers to best accommodate the workload. These recommendations can be found below.

Recommendations for Engineering

Warrantied Service Repair for HP and Dell
OS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 (not a Mac due to software requirements)
Hard Drive Space: 500 GB or larger
Processor: Intel or AMD, Core i5 or larger
Memory: 8 GB or higher
Video Card: NVidia or ATI (not Intel)
CD-ROM/CD burner/DVD drive(internal or external)
Ethernet 10/100 Fast Ethernet card or a built in Ethernet with RJ-45 jack
Optional for Desktops: Wireless networking card

Recommendations for Foundations, School of Art & Design

Technology Guide

Recommendations for Other Disciplines

OS: Windows 7, 8, 10,or Mac
HDD Space: 250 GB or more
Processor: Intel or AMD
Memory: 4 GB or more
Ethernet: USB to Ethernet adapter if needed

Information about AU's Wireless Network