The Information Technology Department has developed minimum recommendations that should be met or exceeded for students entering for Fall 2012. The better the capability and expandability of your purchase now, the more likely your computer will be able to meet your future needs. If a purchased laptop does not meet our minimum requirements it may delay or prevent repairs from the STSC.
Laptop specifications for students entering for Fall 2012:
Dual Core 2.4 Ghz
Module Bay Devices
CD-RW/DVD-ROM or DVD-RW
Recommended High Capacity or Spare
Microsoft Office '10
Microsoft Office '11
Microsoft Security Essentials
IE / Firefox
Safari / Firefox
Windows 7 SP1
OSX 10.6.5 Snow Leopard
802.11 a/b/g/n wireless
Specifications last updated 04.10.13
These minimum technical requirements will help to ensure that your machine lasts your entire four-year college journey.
*The Microsoft Office suite can be purchased at the University Bookstore at a significant discount to LHU students. Other software downloads are available to LHU Students for free here (LHU domain login required).
**The Cisco Network Access Client (NAC) will be automatically installed when you first log onto the campus network. It is a client that ensures your computers has all of its updates and our required antivirus application.