Macs that are running the¬†most recent version of OS X –¬†OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion¬†includes the GateKeeper function that by default prevents Mac users from installing anything other than Apple-approved software. If you do not have the newest OS X you can upgrade your system through the App Store for $20. For more information about this click here
It is entirely up to you. Both offer student discounts and are supported on campus.
Any computer purchased within the last two years will likely meet our minimum recommendations for accessing our campus network. If you are considering purchasing a new computer please review the following recommendations for your machine. Remember, that hardware needs may vary based on a student’s major. If you have additional questions or need more information please contact the Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (336) 841-9147. Personal Computer Processor: Core i5/i7 Processor; AMD Turion 64 bit or Athlon processor 64 bit Memory: 4GB or higher Hard Drive: 500 GB or higher or 256 GB and an external Hard Drive 500+ Read more
High Point University offers discounts to three websites. Dell and Mac offer a student discount when purchasing computers. Our software purchasing program is through a company called Varsity Buys. Dell Computer Purchase Program Apple Computer Purchase Program Software Purchase Program Click here to see the minimum requirements and suggested software