West Texas A&M University


Computer Hardware and Software Recommendations

It is highly recommended that you talk with your major specific department for any recommendations or requirements for computer hardware and/or software specific to your major first.

General Hardware Recommendations:

  • Processor: Intel Core i3 (or compatible) or better
  • RAM: 8GB or better
  • Hard Drive: (certain disciplines will require more storage than others, check with your College/Department for more information).  Solid State Drives (SSDs) will perform better than traditional, mechanical drives
  • 802.11g/n/ac wireless capability

General Software Recommendations:

  • Latest Microsoft Windows or Apple operating system, fully updated
  • Microsoft Office (Students have free access to Office365. See out Microsoft Office webpage)
  • Web browser(s) compatible with WTClass (See WTClass Technical Requirements)
  • Active and updated Antivirus client

Computer Purchasing

Other Software available to students: