The purpose of this policy is to set minimum hardware configuration guidelines supported by ITS and to provide assistance to those departments and individuals seeking to purchase computers for use at Georgetown College with network access.


Existing Computers:

  1. Pentium Core (TM) Duo 3.00 GHZ
  2. 4.0 GB Ram
  3. 250 GB Hard Drive
  4. Microsoft Office 2013 or higher
  5. Microsoft Windows 7 or later
  6. Mac OSX 10.9
  7. Latest version of Adobe Flash Player
  8. Latest version of Java
  9. Internet Explorer 10.0 or higher
  10. Latest version of Mozilla Firefox
  11. Latest version of Google Chrome
  12. Latest version of Safari

It is the intention of ITS to control the installed base of computers for the purpose of maintaining a minimal level of computer quality and support.  Computers not meeting the minimum standards may not be replaced or repaired by ITS.

Minimum New Purchases:

  1. Intel i5 4th generation
  2. 4.0 GB Ram
  3. 250 GB Hard drive
  4. Windows 7
  5. Microsoft Office 2013
  6. Mac OSX 10.11

The ITS Help Desk will support any other operating system and software on a “Best Effort” basis.

Microsoft Office will be installed on any Georgetown College owned computer.

Policy Updated: 08/24/2016