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PERSONAL STUDENT OR FACULTY/STAFF COMPUTERS

Having trouble connecting to the network or with academic software on campus, OIT is here to help.  Stop by our office in Bailey Hall room 102 or call the helpdesk at 662-846-4444. Although we are not permitted to work on broken or damaged computers, we can provide guidance and give advice on virus/malware clean up and hardware related issues.

UNIVERSITY OWNED FACULTY/STAFF COMPUTERS

Office of Information Technology can work on hardware or software related issues. We need to verify the DSU asset tag number on the University owned computers. Faculty/Staff members can contact with our 24/7 OIT Helpdesk – 662.846.4444 or helpdesk@deltastate.edu

COMPUTER RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR STUDENTS AND FACULTY/STAFF PERSONAL PURCHASES

  • Intel Core i5 or faster processor
  • Made by a major manufacturer is recommended, for example Dell, HP, or Lenovo
  • Should have a minimum of 1 year warranty (3 year preferred)
  • 3 years accidental damage warranty for notebook or tablet computers
  • SSD (Solid State Disk) preferred (Laptops experience many bumps from moving around, OIT has found that traditional spinning disk drives fail more often than Solid State Disks)
  • 8 GB RAM or higher
  • Windows 10
  • Wireless network adapter 802.11ac
  • Check the battery life, higher battery life may be required for students that are in class for longer periods of time
  • Keep in mind that the university provides a free license for Microsoft Office products
  • Microsoft also has free antivirus software for personal computers