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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 or i7 (6th Generation or higher)
  • Memory: 16 GB Ram (or more)
  • Hard Drive: Minimum: 250 GB | Reccomended. 500 GB or higher SSD (Solid State)
  • 802.11ac Wireless

Additional Recommendations

  • 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  on Apple Computers

If you have an Apple computer, you will need to run Windows OS for certain business software. This can be done various ways. Check out Windows on Mac for more information

Any Laptop or Tablet Computer

  • Intel Core i5 or i7 (6th Generation or higher)
  • Memory: 16 GB Ram (or more)
  • Hard Drive: Minimum: 250 GB | Reccomended. 500 GB or higher SSD (Solid State)
  • 802.11ac Wireless

Additional Recommendations

  • 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 10

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Windows 10 Operating System

Pamplin College of Business Software Package

  • Microsoft Visio 2019
  • Microsoft Project 2019 Professional

Microsoft Dreamspark (free to all students)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2019

Mac OS X (10.13 or Higher)

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 365

Windows is Required on Apple Computers

If you have an Apple computer, you will need to run Windows OS for certain business software. This can be done various ways. Check out Windows on Mac for more information

Windows 10

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Software Package

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Windows 10 Operating System

Pamplin College of Business Software Package

  • Microsoft Visio 2019
  • Microsoft Project 2019 Professional

Microsoft Dreamspark (free to all students)

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2019

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FAQ

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Questions

Contact Jim Dickhans at pamplinit@vt.edu