MSW Program Laptop Requirement
Effective May of 2012 all incoming MSW students will be required to have a laptop computer.
The Computer Corner,
part of UMD Stores
, offers several "Laptop Specials
" featuring extended warranties and competitive prices. Their toll free phone number is (866) 726-8631. Students may be able to get a tax break when purchasing a laptop on campus; contact Jim Kolar
for details. Laptops may by purchased from any vendor, as preferred.
Minimum Laptop Specifications:
Windows 7 or Mac OS 10.5
1.8 GHz processor (Centrino, Mac)
Screen resolution 1024 x 768 minimum
120 GB or larger hard drive
10/100 Ethernet network
802.11b g/n Wireless network
1 GB USB Flash Drive (to transfer files)
3-4 year Service/Maintenance plan
Accidental Damage Plan or Insurance
ITSS's Computer Maintenance
supports computer equipment from some vendors.
CEHSP students can get the student version of SPSS for Windows or Mac at no cost.
Financial Aid for Laptop Purchase
All UMD students may include the cost of a personal computer in their Financial Aid request. Contact the UMD Office of Admissions for more information, at (800) 232-1339, or (218) 726-7171, or firstname.lastname@example.org
To determine if the cost of the computer can be included in your financial aid package, see the "Request to Include the Cost of Personal Computer" form at: http://www.d.umn.edu/fareg/forms.htm.
Collegiate Technology Requirements
UMD's Collegiate Unit Technology Requirements
. Scroll down until you get to Education and Human Services Profession.
Requirements and additional information can be found on the CEHSP Web Site.