Technology Purchases

Software Purchases

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Microsoft Office

Microsoft and Campbell University provide MS Office 365 free to current students. You must create an account using your Campbell University student email account to take part in this offer. PLEASE remember the password you create on the Microsoft site.

Please note: This version of MS Office 365 is not compatible with Windows Vista.

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Hardware Purchase Discounts

  • Dell – Campbell University Store Use member ID  US122792864 if necessary
  • GovConnection – Campbell University Store
  • Lenovo – Campbell University Store
  • Apple – Education Pricing

Please remember, you are not purchasing from Campbell University. We are providing this information as a service to the Campbell University community.

Minimum Hardware Recommendations

All students living on campus have in-room access to the internet through the Campbell University Network, which provides both wired and wireless access. Private internet service is not available.

Note for School of Engineering Students: Computing requirements for students majoring in Engineering differ from those listed here. Please visit the School of Engineering for more information.

New Purchases

  • Intel i5 or equivalent AMD Processor
  • 8 Gigabytes RAM
  • 500 GIG Hard Drive

– OR –

  • 256 Gig SSD Hard Drive
  • Windows 10
  • Google Drive
  • Office 365 or Google Docs
  • Intel i5 Processor
  • 8 Gigabytes RAM
  • 500 GIG Hard Drive

– OR –

  • 256 Gig SSD Hard Drive
  • Windows 10
  • Office 365 or Google Docs
  • Intel i5
  • 8 Gigabyte RAM
  • 500GB Hard Drive

– OR –

  • 256 Gig SSD Hard Drive
  • Office 365 or Google Docs

Existing Computers

  • i3 Processor or equivalent
  • 4 Gigabyte RAM
  • 250Gig Hard Drive with at least 100 Gig free disk space
  • Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows 10/Mac OS X

Additional Information

  • Student Computer labs are available on campus in several locations.
  • All windows-based machines are REQUIRED to have subscription-based antivirus program installed. Learn more about anti-virus programs
  • File sharing and torrent software has, in the past, interfered with official University Business and valid educational endeavors and therefore, is not allowed at any time.
  • Some students choose to use Google Drive in lieu of Microsoft Office. Google Drive includes a word processor, spreadsheet program, and presentation builder. These products are available through the student email interface.
  • You should backup your data to an external hard drive or to the cloud on a regular basis.
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