Laptop Requirements

The School of Engineering & Applied Science utilizes the most up-to-date teaching techniques both in and out of the classroom. All engineering and computer science students are required to have a laptop computer for their course work.

Discounts to Gonzaga Engineering & Computer Science students provided by Dell and Lenovo.

2018 Approved Laptops

Requirements:

  • Advanced graphics card (Some models include ATI FireGL, ATI FirePro, NVidia Quadro FX line)

Recommendations:

  • A four-year warranty
  • A portable mouse is helpful.
  • An extra power supply

Frequently Asked Questions

The laptops on the approved laptop list were selected to meet the needs and requirements of the different software packages that you might use during your time at Gonzaga. We do recommend that you choose a model from the list provided. We cannot verify that all the required software will run properly on other machines.

 

The laptops on the approved laptop list were selected to meet the needs and requirements of the different software packages that you might use during your time at Gonzaga. We do recommend that you choose a model from the list provided. We cannot verify that all the required software will run properly on other machines.

 

Unfortunately due to some of the software packages that you could be using as an upperclassman, we had to limit the laptop choices to only PCs for most engineering students. Computer Science students may bring an Apple laptop.

 

All Computer Science and Engineering students have access to an online repository of all apps/software used in SEAS programs.