Hardware Specifications for Students

As technology will be a major component of your education at MC, the following hardware baseline specifications will help prepare you for online learning and ensure that all systems used will function properly.  

Some areas of study may have more requirements than the minimum recommendations listed below. For more information about your specific area of study, please contact your professor.

Basic Technical Requirements:

  • Computer with internet connection
  • Up-to-date internet browser(s) 
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Install at least one alternative browser (i.e. Chrome or FireFox) in addition to the default browsers provided with the operating system (The browser Internet Explorer no longer works with most applications)


  • Processor – Intel Core i3 (8th gen, 2 core, 4MB cache, 2.1Ghz and up).
  • RAM (memory) – 4/8GB
  • Drive (disk space) – 128GB Solid State Drive (or 500GB Hard Disk Drive)
  • Web Camera and Microphone
  • Wireless Computer Network (WLAN - 802.11ac)

Adobe Creative Cloud:

For all other questions, please contact the IT Service Desk.