Technology Requirements at Eller


Students taking courses through the Eller College of Management need regular access to a computer with reliable, high-speed internet access that meets the criteria below.

A significant percentage of the course work may be completed online, thus it is highly recommended that students have a backup plan in case their primary computer becomes unavailable.

  PC Mac
Internet Connection
  • Cable internet or DSL highly recommended
  • Preferred minimum 3 Mbps download speeds (test your speeds)
  • Same as PC
  • Intel i5, i7, i9 processor
  • 16 GB of memory
  • 500 GB SSD (Please have 200GB free space)
  • MacBook, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac or iMac Pro (Macbook Airs may overheat when running windows virtual machine)
  • 16 GB of memory
  • 500 GB SSD (Please have 200GB free space)
  • M1 MacBooks are currently not supported due to virtualization limitations
Miscellaneous Devices
  • USB 3.1 and USB-C Ports
  • Web Cam
  • Noise Cancelling Headphones
  • Same as PC

Windows 10 OS

Mac OS 10.12 or higher with Parallel or equivalent solution for allowing Windows OS to run on Mac
(This allows Windows OS to run on Mac in a virtual machine or VM)

  • Same as PC
Internet Browser
  • Same as PC

The media types commonly used in Eller online courses can be tested using the links below:

  • Same as PC

Eller Information Technology

Eller Information Technology—Eller IT—provides information technology services, support and applications for the Eller College, including D2L, eSMS, computing labs, multimedia classrooms, networks and others.

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