Buying Recommendations


You must follow safe computing practices, run antivirus software AND have up-to-date virus definition files to protect yourself against the latest computer viruses. We encourage installing antivirus programs on all of your personally-owned computers. Visit the antivirus software page for some suggested antivirus applications that are freely available.

UWM Minimum Recommended Specifications:

UWM Departments
To learn more about the UWM Minimum Recommended Specifications view the recommended choices within the
Department Information.
Personal
For the recommended minimum specification for personal purchases visit the
Personal Information.
College/School recommended laptops/desktops for students
College of Engineering and Applied Science:
 Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)

College of Health Sciences:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)
Webcam for distance education classes.

 

College of Nursing:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)

 

Helen Bader School of Social Welfare:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)
Webcam for distance education classes.

 

Peck School of the Arts:
Laptop requirement

 

School of Architecture and Urban Planning:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)
(Students enrolled in architecture studio courses
 are given the use of a desktop computer.)

 

School of Education:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)

Webcam for distance education classes.


 School of Information Studies:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)

 

Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business:
Use general campus guidelines.
(Generally PC)