Marymount Manhattan

Computer Requirements

For computer use on campus, we recommend purchasing a laptop computer, MMC has partnered with Dell, Gateway and Macintosh Computers to give you the best deal offered with the following minimum specifications


FOR DELL COMPUTERS:

Please visit Dell.com for special quotes for Marymount students. A list of laptop choices are preconfigured, or you may shop Dell for any of their computer systems and get a 12% discount! You may also call Dell at 866-535-3580.


FOR OTHER COMPUTERS:

Visit the vendor’s website. Select Higher Education, call a selected account representative to place your order.


FOR APPLE COMPUTERS:

The new MacBook Air. All the power you want. All day long. Get special student pricing.

Please visit our Apple page for special quotes for Marymount students. 

Apple education pricing is a great way for college students and faculty and staff to purchase Mac computers, Apple software, and select accessories at special prices. Newly accepted students are also eligible, as are parents purchasing on behalf of their student. You are able to have your order shipped directly to you or choose to pick it up at your local Apple Retail Store. Shop at the Apple Store for Education and start saving. image 


ADDITIONAL BATTERY:

We recommend that each student purchase an additional battery. Not all classes are electrically wired to accommodate every student laptop.


TECHNICAL SUPPORT:

The college does not provide technical support for personal computers. We recommend that students either purchase the extended technical support program through the individual computer company or contact The Geek Squad at www.thegeeksquad.com or Geeks on Call at www.geeksoncall.com.

You may also contact Computer Overhauls at www.computeroverhauls.com, a company that gives Marymount Manhattan College a 15% discount.

Apple also gives you 90 days of complimentary telephone support and a year of repair coverage. You can extend your coverage with AppleCare Protection Plan. For hands-on help, visit the apple support page.Purchase Apple Care with your Mac and save with Apple Education Pricing. image


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:

If you already have a computer, it must meet these requirements:

FOR INTEL BASED UNITS:

Processor: 2.0 GHz or better
RAM: 2.0GB or better 
OS: Windows 7 or Better
Hard Drive: 50GB or better
CD/DVD: CD-RW/DVD Combo
Network Card: Internal 
Should support 802.11b/g/n
Software: Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition 
(Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
MacAfee or Symantec AV
IE 8.0 or better

FOR APPLE:

MacBook Pro with 13-inch Retina display. Get special student pricing and fast, free shipping.
Processor: 2.0 GHz or better
RAM: 2.0 GB or Better
Hard Drive: 30GB or better
CD/DVD: CD-RW/DVD Combo
Network Card: Internal Airport Extreme Card
Software: Microsoft Office or iWork
Sophos AV or Intego Virus Barrier
Safari
Set System Preferences/Software Updates -
-check Weekly

TECHNICAL QUESTIONS:

For any questions relating to the purchase or compatibility of your computer, please contact our IT Department at 212-517-0580.