“What kind of computer do I need?” is a common question from incoming students.
While some schools and colleges don’t require a personal computer, having one makes college life much easier. If you decide to bring a computer to Mizzou, it’s important to get the right computer for you and your major. Be sure to check Let Your Major Be Your Guide for recommendations.
Since college students are always on the move, bringing a laptop is the popular choice on campus. Some students prefer to use a tablet for digital textbooks, in addition to using a laptop. DoIT provides computing sites for student use across campus and in residence hall groups, where desktop computers, printers, and specialized software are available.
You can bring your computer from home or purchase a new one. Check out the recommendations below to help you make the right laptop decisions.