Computing services will get each student up and running with the most up-to-date technology so that they can concentrate on their academics.
All Illustration students are required to have an Apple laptop computer by the beginning of their freshman year. Computers are used extensively by Illustration majors in most illustration courses throughout their academic career.
Minimum configuration for computer:
Recommended configuration for computer:
Minimum Required software for Illustration:
Check to see if your renters insurance will cover accidental damage, or contact these companies:
Please contact Illustration Faculty or Academic computing before using alternatives.
Contact your advisor or Academic Computing if you have any questions.
Visit the Technology Requirements page for the complete list of computer and technology requirements by department.
Students who wish to expand their computers should look into options for more RAM or Storage.
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