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Equipment Requirements

Veterans Workshop

Minimum Equipment Requirements

Desktop Computer:

  1. Windows 7 or higher
  2. CPU: i5 2400 or AMD Equivalent
  3. RAM: 8GB 1333mhz
  4. HDD: 1 500GB (2 set in RAID 1 are recommended)
  5. PSU: 500W (power supply – capable of powering a graphics card (card not needed for class))
  6. Monitor: 1080p resolution or higher 16:9 ratio
  7. UPS (uninterrupted power supply): 600W
  8. Mother Board specifications: at least 3 SATA 6gb/s ports, 1 PCI-E 2.0 slot, 6 USB 2.0 ports
  9. Internet Connection: DSL or Better with zero packet loss
  10. External Web Camera with USB
  11. External mouse (can be wired or wireless)
  12. Circumaural Headset with noise cancelling microphone
  13. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc


Students who need to use a laptop due to living arrangements please use the following guidelines:

  1. Laptop equivalent to the above CPU and RAM specifications with integrated graphics card.
  2. HDD: 500GB
  3. External Hard Drive (500GB Minimum) recommended
  4. External USB Web Camera
  5. External Mouse (can be wired or wireless)
  6. Circumaural Headset with microphone
  7. Windows 7 or higher
  8. Microsoft Office
  9. Internet Connection: DSL or Better with zero packet loss


Our admissions department can assist you with recommendations for screen readers or other disability specific software and equipment requirements.