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College Purchases

All faculty and staff whose responsibilities include the use of a computer will be issued a College owned computer meeting or exceeding these standards:

Standard Windows Computer

  • Processor speed 1.66 GHz or above
  • Minimum of 2 GB RAM
  • A 10/100/1000 network interface card
  • Laptops -Wireless b/g/n networking support
  • Hard drive with a minimum capacity of 120 GB
  • Windows 7 (Enterprise, Business or Ultimate)*
  • CD/DVD +/- RW Drive*
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Optional but recommended - video card (minimum of 128 MB)
  • 3 year manufacturer’s warranty
  *   Purchase any version of Windows 7 and purchase an MS Campus Agreement upgrade disk at the Campus Store for the cost of the media.  Purchase MS Office 2007 for cost of media at the Campus Store.  Details at Outside Linkwww.ric.edu/software

Standard Apple Computer

  • Intel Processor i3 2.4 GHz (or higher)
  • Minimum of 4 GB RAM 8 GB preferred)
  • A 100/1000 network interface card
  • Laptops -Wireless b/g/n networking support
  • Hard drive with a minimum capacity of 250G
  • Mac OS X Lion 10.7.3
  • CD/DVD +/- RW Drive*
  • Microsoft Office 2011
  • 3 year manufacturer’s warranty

New purchases:

Grants and sponsored projects purchases - please telephone Gloria Anzevino at 8803 for information about ordering from the State MPAs from Dell, Apple and HP.

Page last updated: May 25, 2012