The ISU PA Program requires all students to have a laptop prior to courses beginning in the fall semester. Your laptop or tablet PC must meet the following specifications (DO NOT MAKE ANY SUBSTITUTIONS WITHOUT CONTACTING THE PA BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS MANAGER AT (208) 282-3254):
|Operating System:||Windows 10 or Mac OS X El Capitan (or newer)
|Mandatory Software (Current Versions):||
Note: Educational pricing may be available and lower than the retail price. Be sure to check out the University Bookstore and directly with the Microsoft Store for Education before purchasing Microsoft Office!
|Storage Device:||USB flash drive 4Gb or more recommended|
|Wireless Card:||"G" wireless standard (802.11g) card is required|
|WebCam (recommended):||Internal or external|
Note: Download applications directly from manufacturers and not from search engine ads to avoid unwanted programs and malware. Watch for additional applications being packaged with downloads. You may want to uncheck these options to avoid adding programs you don't want.