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Technology on Campus

System Requirement

All students enrolling for Avantika University are required to bring to campus a laptop with minimum specifications. As this will be used in class as a study and research tool, students must be the sole user of their laptop.

Software Specifications

Avantika is a PC and Mac campus and recommends the following minimum software packages:

  • Microsoft Windows 8/10 Professional or higher, or Mac OS 10.6 or higher
  • Microsoft Office (Student and Teacher Edition and above)
  • An Internet Security Suite — antivirus protection is required to participate on the wireless network. Subscription expiration dates for definition updates must extend beyond the current semester (no trial software allowed). Free versions are fine.

Hardware Specifications

  • Minimum 500 GB hard disk drive
  • Minimum 2 GB RAM memory—Minimum 1.8 GHz processor
  • Internal or external wireless (802.11a, b, g, or ‘n’ compliant and WEP capable)
  • Audio output—10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet (recommended)
  • Three-year warranty (recommended)
  • Theft and damage insurance (recommended)
  • A full featured laptop, not a tablet.

Additional Hardware

  • Flash drive (8 GB minimum)
  • Back up capability e.g. External Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive (highly recommended)

Wireless

Avantika provides students with a wireless campus. Students can work on academic assignments, projects and access the internet and email from the university premises. Certain locations within these buildings also have wired access.