I Already Have a Laptop

Bringing your laptop from home is perfectly acceptable. Most laptop computers purchased within the last few years will connect to our network. But to ensure that you are able to utilize all the technology resources on campus, your laptop should meet certain hardware and software minimum standards.

Minimum Laptop Requirements

Software Recommendations:

If you already have a laptop, be sure it has the following software:

MINIMUM SOFTWARE RECOMMENDED SOFTWARE
WINDOWS Microsoft Windows 7
*Microsoft Office 2013
Anti-virus
Microsoft Windows 10
*Microsoft Office 2016
Anti-virus
APPLE® MAC® OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
*Microsoft Office 2013
Anti-virus
MAC® OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
*Microsoft Office 2016
Anti-virus

*Microsoft Office is available for free download fro all Mizzou students.

Minimum Hardware Requirements:

The following hardware will provide a 1- to 2-year lifespan at MU. You will likely have to replace your laptop during your tenure at Mizzou.

MEMORY NETWORKING DEVICES
Core i5 Processor 8GB RAM NIC (10/100 BASE-T
Ethernet) and
Wireless NIC
(802.11 n)
External Storage
(USB Drive or
External Hard
Drive)


Let Your Major Be Your Guide

Let Your Major Be Your Guide is a program developed by The Mizzou Store – TigerTech, in collaboration with academic departments at the University of Missouri, designed to provide every student with an appropriate and accurate computer recommendation based on his or her major. Each department or school has specific requirements. The Let Your Major Be Your Guide program allows TigerTech to compile these requirements and present them to you. It is important that you have a system that can be supported on campus, therefore all computers at TigerTech meet the minimum requirements of the University.