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All undergraduate students in the Pamplin College of Business are expected to have a laptop or tablet. Tablets are acceptable as they have capabilities beyond a normal laptop and offer excellent in-class note taking and searching utilities.

Any Laptop or Tablet Computer

  • Intel Core i5 Generation 4 U or M (or better) processor
  • Memory – 8 GB Ram (or more)
  • 250 GB Hard Drive (Solid State)
  • 802.11a/g/n Wireless NIC

Additional Recommendations

  • DVD +/- RW Drive
  • 16 GB (or more) USB Flash Drive
  • Inkjet or Laser Printer
  • Warranty – 3 years parts and labor on-site.
    4 years is preferred if available.

Windows is Required on Apple Computers

If you have an Apple computer, you will need Windows OS installed for certain business software. This can be done via Parallels, VMWare, or Bootcamp.

Any Laptop or Tablet Computer

  • Intel Core i5 Generation 4 U or M (or better) processor
  • Memory – 8 GB Ram (or more)
  • 250 GB Hard Drive (Solid State)
  • 802.11a/g/n Wireless NIC

Additional Recommendations

  • DVD +/- RW Drive
  • 16 GB (or more) USB Flash Drive
  • Inkjet or Laser Printer
  • Warranty – 3 years parts and labor on-site.
    4 years is preferred if available.

Windows 8.1 or Windows 7

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 2013 Professional
  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Operating System

Pamplin College of Business Software Package

  • Microsoft Visio 2013
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Professional

Microsoft Dreamspark (free to all students)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Antivirus Software

Symantec Endpoint Protection is provided at no cost to all students. It can be downloaded at www.antivirus.vt.edu

Mac OS X (10.11 or Higher)

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 2016 for Macs (Office 365)

Antivirus Software

Symantec Endpoint Protection is provided at no cost to all students. It can be downloaded at www.antivirus.vt.edu


Windows is Required on Apple Computers

If you have an Apple computer, you will need Windows OS installed for certain business software. This can be done via Parallels, VMWare, or Bootcamp.

Windows 8.1 or Windows 7

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 2013 Professional
  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 Operating System

Pamplin College of Business Software Package

  • Microsoft Visio 2013
  • Microsoft Project 2013 Professional

Microsoft Dreamspark (free to all students)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

Antivirus Software

Symantec Endpoint Protection is provided at no cost to all students. It can be downloaded at www.antivirus.vt.edu

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FAQ

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Questions

Contact Jim Dickhans at pamplinit@vt.edu