Technology Requirements

Technology Requirements

Last updated: July 28th, 2022 at 10:33 am

The WAUSM Office of Informational Technology (IT) reserves the right to monitor the school’s network usage and report any and all unlawful activity performed on personal devices while connected to the university’s network. Students should not have an expectation of privacy. Please refer to the Informational Technology (IT) policy section in the Student Handbook located on the WAUSM Student Hub Canvas Course for students.

Students are required to supply the following technologies during their tenure at WAUSM:

OPERATING SYSTEM
Windows 10 (Professional, Education, Enterprise, or Home)
Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave) or newer

PROCESSOR (CPU)
Windows: Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen or better
Mac: Intel Core i5 or Apple M1 or better

SCREEN SIZE
13″ screen or larger

STORAGE
256 gigabytes or larger solid state drives

MEMORY (RAM)
8 gigabytes or more for typical use. 12 gigabytes or more for Adobe Creative Suite applications and other graphic and video intensive applications.

REMOVABLE STORAGE

  • External hard drive which meets or exceeds your storage capacity (for backups).
  • USB flash drive (requires USB port).

SOFTWARE

  • Required: Antivirus Software.
  • Windows Defender or most free software (Avast, AVG) are sufficient for Windows 10 computers.
  • Most free software such as Avast, AVG, Avira, Bitdefender are sufficient for Mac.
  • Recommended: Tool to read PDFs, such as Adobe Reader.
  • Microsoft Office will be provided free of charge for up to 5 devices.

NETWORKING

  • Ethernet card: for hardwired connection in your home (faster speeds).
  • Wireless card: 802.11ac or Wifi 5 recommended for wireless access on campus. (A wireless network card that supports both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz wireless bands is preferred).

MULTIMEDIA
Built-in or external speakers, microphone, and webcam recommended.

2021-2022

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