Suggested Minimum Personal Computer Features
A Reference for Prospective Engineering Students
Ohio State University‘s General Information Technology for Parents
Download PDFThe OSU College of Engineering does not require engineering students to have their own personal computer. The College does maintain a predominantly Windows/Intel PC environment with most computers using a version of Microsoft?s XP? operating system (Migration to Windows Vista® is occurring in some departments). Engineering students are provided access to certain College computers and software in support of their academic programs. However, the following computer related information is offered as a guideline for individuals who wish to obtain their own personal computer in anticipation of an academic career at The Ohio State University in the College of Engineering.