Computer Requirements

Should you already own a relatively new laptop or choose not to purchase a Dell through the student program, your portable computer must meet the following minimum specifications. 

System Requirements

Minimum Requirements
Windows:
  • Intel Processor running at 1.86GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Hard drive with minimum of 50GB available storage space
  • Internal Ethernet 10/100 and 802.11 g/n wireless
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Antivirus protection
  • Security lockdown cable
Mac:
  • Intel Processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Hard drive with minimum of 50GB available storage space
  • Internal Ethernet and 802.11 g/n wireless
  • OS X 10.9 or newer
  • MS Office for Mac
Tablets:
  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10
  • Surface Pro 1 and 2 are supported
  • Surface 3 and 4 are supported
    (Surface RT, non-Pro 1 and 2, Android, and iPad are NOT supported)
  • External keyboards are required for ExamSoft.  

Only limited resources and support are available for Apple Machintosh systems at this time.

Chromebooks and Linux are not supported.

For further information about laptop requirements, computer purchases, School of Law technology services, or other questions related to Law School computing, contact the Technology Help Desk at (206) 398-4178, lawhelp@seattleu.edu, or room 311 of Sullivan Hall.

For financial assistance in purchasing your laptop, look into our financial aid options for incoming students. Also, please make sure your computer is able to connect to the network.