Technology Requirements

Student Technology Resources

Information and technology services supporting Maryville students.


To support student success in an ever-changing society, Maryville launched Digital World to create a student-centered, accessible, affordable, academically rigorous and innovative learning environment. This initiative provides an iPad and Apple Pencil to all on-campus traditional undergraduate students and students in select on-campus graduate programs.

Physical Computer Labs & Computer Loaners

For students who prefer to complete assignments on traditional desktop/laptop computers, or for assignments that must be completed with a traditional desktop/laptop computer, Maryville University provides access to both physical computer labs and computer loaners.

Computer Labs:

Computer Loaners:

Service Desk

Maryville’s Service Desk provides 24/7 assistance to students for all of their technology needs. You can access the service desk online at any time, and our assistants can help connect you to the campus network, adjust your antivirus software, manage classroom technology, and facilitate connection to our learning management system. You can contact the Service Desk by visiting

Computer Recommendations

For students who wish to purchase their own personal computer, Maryville has recommended specifications (below). We’ve also partnered with Dell (Windows) and Apple (macOS) to create a seamless way to buy discounted laptops.

Dell Buying Page (Windows Machines)
Shop Now

Apple Buying Page (macOS Machines)
Shop Now


Minimum Recommendations
School Operating System CPU RAM Storage Network Connectivity Microphone Camera Graphics/Video Card or Display
John E. Simon School of Business (Accounting, Cybersecurity, and Management Information Systems) Windows 11
Mac OSX 11
Intel i7 (Windows)
Apple M1 (macOS)
8 GB 256 GB+ 802.11 AC or N compatible Built-in Built-in Radeon RX Vega M GL Graphics with 4GB HMG2 Graphics Memory
College of Arts & Sciences (Math, Data Science, Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence) Windows 11 Intel i7 16 GB 512 GB+ 802.11 AC or N compatible Built-in Built-in NVIDIA GeForce TRX 3050, 4GB GDDR6, 40W
Design & Visual Arts (Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Photography) macOS 12+ 8-Core CPU, 14 Core GPU 16 GB 512 GB+ 802.11 AC or N compatible Built-in Built-in 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR Display
Design & Visual Arts (Interior Design and Game Design) Windows 11 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-11800H (24MB Cache, up to 4.6 GHz, 8 cores)  16GB, 2x8GB, DDR4, 3200MHz 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive  802.11 AC or N compatible Built-in Built-in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 6GB GDDR6 
General Students (All other majors) Windows 10
macOS 11
Intel i5 (Windows)
Apple M1 (macOS)
8 GB 128 GB 802.11 AC or N compatible Built-in Built-in N/A


Note: In addition to the above, a minimum level of 2GB of free RAM is required for online courses. Courses using specialty software may require additional RAM to be available on your computer.


Software Provided

Maryville University provides students with access to leading edge software designed to support learning and career outcomes, including: