Computer Recommendations


This article contains the minimum recommended computer specifications for successfully utilizing SEMO's academic technologies.  


  • When purchasing a new computer, you'll want to make sure it has the resources to easily handle the computing requirements for the upcoming years, so you should consider going a little higher on the listed specifications.
  • These recommendations should be effective as long as you maintain your computer, please see Computer Performance Tips.
  • Certain majors may have higher requirements, please contact your college before purchasing a new computer.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to web-based application limitations, however Chromebooks can be used to remotely connect to an on-campus computer lab, please see Remote Computer Labs - Chromebook.


  PC (Windows) Macintosh
Processor Intel Core i3 or AMD Athlon Intel Core i3 or M1
Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Storage 250 GB 250 GB
Operating System (Supported) Windows 10 1809 macOS 10.12.6 Sierra 



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