Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Suggested minimum computer requirements

First Year

Model: Macintosh 15” MacBook Pro
Processor: 2.66GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor minimum
Mouse/Input Device: optional
Memory (RAM): 4 GB Minimum
Hard Drive: 320GB 7200 rpm
Sound: Built-in
Video Card: 512 MB
CD/DVD Drive: Superdrive
Operating System: OSX 10.5
Network Connection: On-Campus: 10/100 BaseT Ethernet
Off -Campus: Internet connection

Data Storage: 16GB USB Flash Drive minimum

Software:
Anti-virus (Downloadable from University)
Microsoft Office 2008

Second Year & beyond

In addition to the First Year requirements above, students are required to have a
minimum of a firewire 500GB RPM external hard drive.

Specifications are subject to change.

Please note that VCUarts offers a computer rental program. For more information on the VCUarts Computer Center or the rental program please click here.