Is there a minimum hardware requirement for faculty and
Windows PCs should meet the recommended requirements for running the Windows XP operating
system. Apple computers should meet the minimum requirements for running the OS
X operating system.
How do I
request a computer upgrade?
Upgrades of computer parts such as hard drives
or optical drives are usually handled by the Help Desk. If you are looking for a
parts upgrade, please contact the Help Desk at Ext. 8803. If you are looking for
a replacement computer with a faster processor, you must request an upgrade
through your supervisor. Faculty should submit a written request for an upgrade
to their department chair who will forward it to the dean. Staff may request
replacement computers from their unit director or manager, who will forward
their requests to the appropriate administrative vice president.
I want to buy a home computer. Can I get an educational
Faculty, staff and students at Rhode Island College are eligible
for educational discounts from many vendors. More information about personal
computer purchases may be found in Buying a