Major-Specific Computer Purchase Recommendations for Students


Standard Macintosh, plus:

Geospatial (GSP)

Standard Windows computer, plus:

  • Dedicated workstation-class graphics card (Nvidia Quadro or AMD FirePro) with at least 1GB video RAM)
  • 16 gigabytes RAM
  • Largest solid state hard drive you can afford

Theater, Film and Dance

Standard Macintosh, plus:

  • The largest screen/hard drive combination you can afford

If you're taking film production classes, additional hardware may be required; contact the department for more information.

Need Help?

 Self-Service Troubleshooting

Call (707) 826-4357

Walk in to Library 208

Help Desk Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm

Saturday - Sunday 12pm - 8pm

After hours emergencies:
Call UPD at 826-5555

System Status

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Available All Systems

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