Kimmel School Student Computer Requirement

Student with ComputerAll students enrolling for courses in the Kimmel School must have a laptop computer that meets standard university networking and hardware configuration requirements.

It is recommended that all incoming and prospective Kimmel School students have computers with the following:

Recommended Specs:

  • Windows operating system 
  • At least 8GB of RAM
  • At least a 15" screen 
  • An advanced graphics card to handle 3D graphics processing

Recommended Computers: 

  • Dell Precision Workstation M3800
  • Dell Precision Workstation M4800

Both computers are available at a discounted rate at WCU’s Dell Store at:

The Kimmel School also uses Virtual Computing Laboratories for instruction.

IT Questions

For further technical information, please contact the Kimmel School IT Office at (828) 227-2748.

Learn More

The Kimmel School is a college-level unit of Western Carolina University with offices, classrooms and labs located in the Belk Building and Center for Applied Technology on the south side of WCU's main campus in Cullowhee, N.C.

Visit the School

Please visit the Kimmel School to learn more about what the school is doing as a leader in higher education and as a partner in technology-led economic development throughout the region.


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