Principia is grateful to offer special purchase plans in conjunction with Apple and Dell. Discounts with Apple are variable, while discounts with Dell are 7% off select models. Find information here for Apple and Dell purchases.
For those who bring a new or used computer to campus, we recommend the following types and configurations. Approximately 40%-50% of our students bring Apple computers, but both Apple Mac and Windows PC computers work well in our environment.
|Apple Mac||Windows PC|
|Minimum Operating System||OS 10.6 or Above||Windows 7|
|Microsoft Office 2013 - Available for free to all students through Office365||
Microsoft Office 2013 - Available for free to all students through Office365
|Minimum Update Service*||None||Microsoft Update for Critical Security Patches|
*Any individual operating a computer that does not comply with these requirements is subject to both regulatory fines and fees for damages.