Computer Requirements

Should you already own a relatively new laptop or choose not to purchase a Dell through the student program, your portable computer must meet the following minimum specifications. 

System Requirements

  Minimum RequirementsRecommended
Windows System:
  • Intel Processor running at 2.8GHz
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Hard drive with minimum of 50GB available storage space
  • Internal Ethernet 10/100 and 802.11g/n wireless
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Antivirus protection
  • Security lockdown cable
  • Intel Pentium core 2 Duo or later
  • 2GB or RAM or more
  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Professional
  • External Back Up device
MAC system (*)
  • Intel Processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Hard drive with minimum of 50GB available storage space
  • Internal Ethernet and 802.11 g/n wireless
  • OS X 10.6
  • MS Office for Mac

  • 2GB of Ram or more
  • OS X 10.7 or later is highly recommended
Tablet
  • Windows 7 or Windows 8 Full version
    (Windows RT, Android, Ipad are not supported)

 (*) Only limited resources and support are available for Apple Machintosh system.

For further information about laptop requirements, computer purchases, School of Law technology services, or other questions related to Law School computing, contact the Technology Help Desk at (206) 398.4178, lawhelp@seattleu.edu, or drop by room 311 of Sullivan Hall.

It is recommended that you purchase your laptop through our Laptop Purchase Program. For financial assistance in purchasing your laptop, look into our financial aid options for incoming students. Also, Please make sure your computer is compatible to connect to the network.