College supported hardware

Listed here are the specifications of the systems we plan to install on campus during the upcoming year. Standards evolve frequently, and our current specifications may not reflect this list exactly, but they will meet or exceed these standards. If you have any questions that are not answered on this page, please call us at x2600 or email us at helpdesk@mtholyoke.edu.

PC Desktop

  • Dell Optiplex 5050
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i5 3.5 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB solid state
  • Monitor: 22"

PC Laptop

  • Dell Latitude 5480
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel i5 2.6 GHz
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB solid state
  • Monitor: 14"

Apple Desktop

  • iMac 21.5"
  • Processor: Intel i5 2.3 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB solid state

Apple Laptop

  • MacBook Air 13"
  • Processor: Intel i5 1.8 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Drive: 256 GB solid state

Faculty and staff members who need to request a computer that differs from our current hardware standards stated here and/or a new computer purchase outside the standard 4 – 5 year rotation plan should fill out and submit the nonstandard computer request form.

Mobile Devices:

The LITS Help Desk supports access to Mount Holyoke College  email and/or connection to the campus wireless network for devices such as smartphones and tablets.  Your service provider, such as Verizon, AT&T, Sprint or T-Mobile, can assist with full operations of your device and applications.  We have experience with iPhones, iPads and Android, and we can help you set up your MHC Gmail account on these devices.