Support & Resources for Students


Information Technology Usage Policy
Electronic Mail Policy
Copyright & Internet Bandwidth Policies
Unauthorized Distribution of Copyrighted Material
Legislative Requirement to Prevent Illegal P2P

Computer Requirements

Recommended computer requirements, good thru ’16-’17 academic year:

  • 4th Gen Intel Core i5 – 3.0 GHz (or equivalent) or greater (IBM compatible)
  • at least 500 GB hard drive
  • at least 8  GB DDR2 SDRAM
  • 3D AGP Graphics card with 64 MB RAM
  • Windows 8 64-bit OS or higher
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 ethernet network adaptor or 802.11AC wireless adapter
  • Monitor with .26mm dot pitch and 1280 X 1024 maximum resolution
  • Office 365 Pro Plus (for Mac and PC) is available for students of McPherson College:  Cost: FREE
  • Anti-Virus software

Apple computers are also compatible with the campus network, minimum suggested Apple operating version: Mavericks.