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Computer Recommendations

Check with your academic division for computer recommendations before classes start to guarantee you have the right tools you need. Go to http://community.pepperdine.edu/schools/   to contact your specific program.

 

General Recommendations

This is the baseline of supported computer specifications. Always check with your division before purchasing a new computer.

System Category Recommended Specifications Minimum Specifications

Operating System

Windows 7 or higher/macOS10.11 or higher

Windows 7 or higher/macOS10.11 or higher

RAM

8GB

4GB

Hard Drive

500GB or higher

250GB

Networking

10/100/1000 Ethernet 802.11 a/n/g wireless

10/100 Ethernet 802.11 a/n/g wireless

Ports

1 HDMI

2 USB 3.0 or more

1 HDMI 

1 USB 3.0

Warranty*

4-year parts/on-site labor

3-year parts/on-site labor

*The warranty category is most applicable if a system is purchased new. If you already own a computer, you should explore the option of an extended warranty to cover the duration of your academic career. Contact the system manufacturer or the store where you purchased the system for extended warranty options. 


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