Fall 2020 Minimum Specifications

Starting in the fall of 2020, Newark College of Engineering (NCE)* and Ying Wu College of Computing (YWCC) will require freshman and transfer students to have a personal laptop computer for use in and outside of the classroom. 

Please check back later for fall 2020 vendor partnership information.

Students are responsible for ensuring their chosen computer meets or exceeds any requirements specific to their program.

 * Chemical Engineering students are required to purchase a specific laptop.

Fall 2020 Minimum and Recommended Specifications

  Minimum Recommended
Processor 10th gen Intel Core i5 10th gen Intel Core i7
RAM 16GB DDR4 RAM 32GB DDR4 RAM
Hard Drive 256GB solid-state (SSD) 512GB solid-state (SSD)
Graphics Card 2GB AMD or Nvidia discrete graphics card
LCD Screen LCD capable of 1920x1080 resolution
Wireless Dual-band 802.11 ac/g/n
Operating System Windows 10 Professional 64-bit or
Windows 10 Education 64-bit (available from IST Software)
Battery 8 hours 8+ hours with rapid/quick charge or equivalent technology
Accessories Webcam & microphone 720p webcam & micophone
Warranty 3-year warranty with next-business-day onsite repair 4-year warranty with next-business-day onsite repair and accidental damage coverage

Additional Questions

Questions about the computer requirement can be e-mailed to compreq@njit.edu. You may also contact the IST Service Desk (servicedesk.njit.edu)

Last Updated: February 17, 2020