Be sure to review the minimum requirements below so that the laptop you choose is the right one for your schoolwork.
University College requirements are the same as the University minimum requirements.
Both Apple and Windows laptops can be purchased from the WashU Campus Store’s e-commerce site, which can ship your order.
WashU requires that you purchase a three-year warranty with your laptop. Learn More.
University Minimum Requirements
|CPU||+i5 or AMD equivalent|| +i5 or Apple Silicon (M1, M2)|
Note: Students need to check their school-specific IT page to see if there are any program-specific limitations on Apple Silicon
|RAM||8 GB minimum||8 GB|
|OS||Windows 10||Currently supported macOS version|
|Hard Drive||256 GB SSD||256 GB SSD|