Computer Purchase

Azusa Pacific University encourages students to have their own computers for coursework, collaboration, communication, searching online library information resources, and internet access. Students will find that the computer is an important tool for their education experience.

Acknowledging the importance of computing as an integrated part of the learning process, the IMT Computer Store offers great deals on Apple products as well as peripherals for Mac and PC. For more information, visit the store website, call (626) 815-5096, or email the staff at computerstore@apu.edu.

Guidelines

Students may use the following as a guide for minimum standards when purchasing a computer for use at APU. For most students, a laptop/notebook is recommended over a desktop.

Apple

Generally, any MacBook Air or MacBook Pro sold in the last 2-3 years will be adequate for use on campus. Students purchasing a new computer should consider the following minimum specifications:

  • Intel Core i3, 2.4 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 802.11n wireless
  • Webcam
  • OS X 10.9 or newer

Windows PC

  • Intel Core i3, 2.4 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 802.11n wireless
  • Webcam
  • Windows 7 or newer