All Engineering Students are expected to have the requirements below.  If you purchase a replacement computer, you are still required to have a tablet pc meeting or exceeding the requirements for your class.

Entry Class Summer 2016/Fall 2016/Spring 2017

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
Operating System Windows 10, 64-bit version
Processor 6th Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 (i5-6300u or faster)
Memory(RAM) 16 GB
Hard Drive 256 GB or larger; solid state drive (SSD)
Active Stylus Integrated Active Digital Stylus (Wacom or N-trig)
Wireless 802.11ac dual band

Entry Class Summer 2015/Fall 2015/Spring 2016

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows 8.1 Professional - 64-bit version
PC Processor 5th Gen Intel Core i5 (i5-5300u or faster)
Memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard Disk Drive 256 GB SSD 
Input Device Integrated Active Digital Pen (Wacom or N-trig)
Wireless 802.11 ac dual band
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Base-T NIC (external adapter acceptable)

Entry Class Summer 2013/Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows 7 or 8 Professional - 64-bit version
PC Processor 3rd Gen Intel Core i5 3210M
Memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard Disk Drive 250 GB; 7200 RPM spindle speed, SSD or HSSD
Input Device Integrated Wacom, N-trig, S-pen or other active digital stylus
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n dual band
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)

Entry Class Summer 2012/Fall 2012/Spring 2013

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows 7 Professional - 64-bit version
PC Processor 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 (2.4 Ghz or better)
Memory (RAM) 4 GB or more (one dimm recommended)
Hard Disk Drive 320 GB or larger ; 7200 RPM spindle speed or better
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R dual layer DVD (External drive acceptable)
Input/Output Ports Minimum 1 3.0 USB recommended
Input Device Integrated Wacom, N-trig, or S-pen
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 1 TB or more

Entry Class Summer 2011/Fall 2011/Spring 2012

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows 7 Professional - 64-bit version
PC Processor 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 or i7 (2.4 Ghz or better)
Memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard Disk Drive 320 GB or larger ; 7200 RPM spindle speed or better
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R dual layer DVD (External drive acceptable)
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 1 TB or more

Entry Class Summer 2010/Fall 2010/Spring 2011

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows 7 Professional - 64-bit version
PC Processor Intel Core i5 or i7 (2.4 Ghz or better)
Memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard Disk Drive 320 GB or larger ; 7200 RPM spindle speed or better
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R dual layer DVD (External drive acceptable)
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 500GB or more

Entry Class Summer 2009/Fall 2009/Spring 2010

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows Vista Business Edition or newer
PC Processor Intel Core 2 Duo (dual core processor) 2.2 Ghz or higher
Memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard Disk Drive 120 GB or larger ; 5400 RPM spindle speed or better
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R dual layer DVD (External drive acceptable)
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 500GB or more

Entry Class Summer 2008/Fall 2008/Spring 2009

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows XP Tablet Edition 2005 or newer
PC Processor speed Core 2 Duo (dual core processor) 2.2 GHz or higher
Memory (RAM) 2 GB (minimum)
Hard Disk Drive 120 GB or larger ; 5400 RPM spindle speed or better
Video RAM 128 MB
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R writeable DVD
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 a/g
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accident coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 160GB or more

Entry Class Summer 2007/Fall 2007/Spring 2008

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows XP Pro Tablet Edition w/ SP2 or newer
PC Processor speed Intel Core 2 Duo (dual core processor) 1.8 GHz or higher
Memory (RAM) 2 GB (1 dimm recommended to allow for easy upgrade.)
Hard Disk Drive 100 GB or larger ; 5400 RPM spindle speed or better
Video RAM 128 MB
CD/DVD drive DVD+-R writeable DVD (External drive acceptable)
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 a/g
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Printer Any Windows compatible inkjet or laser printer
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)
External Backup Drive USB external hard drive of 160GB or more; one touch/push-button backup capability

Entry Class Summer 2006/Fall 2006/Spring 2007

Platform Tablet PC Convertible
OS Windows XP Pro Tablet Edition w/ SP2
PC Processor speed Pentium M single core 2 GHz or higher or Pentium Duo dual core 1.83 GHz or higher
Memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard Disk Drive 80 GB
Video RAM 64 Discrete memory or 128 MB shared
CD/DVD drive DVD/CD-RW
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Wireless 802.11 b/g
NIC/Ethernet Card 10/100/1000 Ethernet Card
Modem 56k internal
Warranty 3 Year onsite with accidental damage coverage (recommend 4 years)

Entry Class Summer 2004/Fall 2004/Spring 2005

Platform Notebook
OS Windows XP Professional
PC Processor speed Intel Pentium-M (or equivalent processor) with a clock frequency of 1.60GHz or higher (Pentium 4 M should be 2.8 GHz or higher)
Memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard Disk Drive 40 GB
Video RAM 32 MB or greater
CD/DVD drive DVD/CD-RW
Input/Output Ports USB 2.0
Network Card 10/100 Ethernet Card and 802.11b Wireless
Modem 56k internal that uses v. 90 standard. Winmodems not acceptable.
Warranty STRONGLY Recommend 3 Year

Entry Class Summer 2003/Fall 2003/Spring 2004

Platform Notebook
OS Windows XP Professional
PC Processor speed Intel Pentium 4M or Pentium-M (or equivalent processor) with a clock frequency of 1.40GHz or higher
Memory (RAM) 512 MB on Single DIMM
Hard Disk Drive 40 GB
Video RAM 16 MB or greater
CD/DVD drive DVD+R or DVD-R or DVD/CD-RW
Input/Output Ports USB, Serial and Parallel
Network Card 10/100 Ethernet Card and 802.11b Wireless
Modem 56k that uses v. 90 standard. Winmodems not acceptable.
Warranty Recommend 3 Year

Entry Class Summer 2002/Fall 2002/Spring 2003

Platform Laptop
OS Windows 2000 Professional
PC Processor speed Intel PIII 1.0 GHz
Memory (RAM) 256 MB on Single DIMM
Hard Disk Drive 20 GB
Video RAM 16 MB or greater
CD/DVD drive DVD//CDR-W
Input/Output Ports USB, Serial and Parallel
Network Card 10/100 Ethernet Card, 802.11b Wireless recommended
Modem 56k modem is recommended for students living off campus
Warranty Recommend 3 Year

Entry Class Summer 2000/Fall 2000/Spring 2001

Platform  
OS Windows 98, 2nd Edition
PC Processor speed 533 MHz Pentium III
Memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard Disk Drive 12 GB
Video RAM 4 MB or greater
CD Drive 40x
Sound Card Soundblaster Compatible