Hardware Software Specifications

Recommended Operating Systems

  • Windows: 7 or newer

Not Support Operating Systems

  • MAC: OS X v10.7 or higher
  • Linux: Ubuntu

Hardware Requirements

We strongly recommend a computer fewer than five years old.

  • Processor: Minimum 1 GHz; Recommended 2 GHz or more
  • Ethernet connection (LAN) OR a wireless adapter (Wi-Fi)
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 32 GB; Recommended 64 GB or more
  • Memory (RAM): Minimum 4 GB; Recommended 64 GB or above

Recommended Software

Supported Browsers

People often ask what browser they should use. There is no single answer to this. Use whichever browser works best on your computer. However, we recommend downloading Firefox and Chrome and having Internet Explorer or Safari.

Other important software

Note: Some classes may have specific requirements for additional software. These requirements will be listed in the course syllabus.

Do I need Microsoft Office?

Most classes will require the use of word-processing software. The College offers a full version of Microsoft Office through your Saints email account.