Laptop Requirements

Laptop Requirements

Registered students at NYU Meyers are required to have, for exams and other purposes, a portable computing device that meets the following requirements:

Hardware Requirements

  • 8 GB of Memory (RAM)
  • 128 GB Hard-drive of free space
  • Wireless card with 802.11 capability
  • Integrated Webcam and Microphone

Software Requirements

  • An authentic and registered Windows or Apple macOS 11 (not iOS) operating system with the latest updates
  • Microsoft Office 2010 or above 
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection (Anti-virus) provided free by NYU
  • PDF reading software (e.g. Adobe Reader) 

You can get Microsoft Office 365 for free with your valid NYU email address. 

If you are shopping for a new laptop, NYU Meyers highly encourages you to look at the offerings from the NYU Computer Store. The store has competitive pricing. Review the University's recommended models