Computer Purchasing Program

Incoming Philadelphia University freshmen are required to have a laptop computer. Please look for your program major link below to determine what you should bring to campus this fall. There is also a link to the University Bookstore for laptop bundles that meet the requirements.

Click Here to go to the University Bookstore For Educational Hardware and Software Discounts

General questions may be directed to the Technology Help Desk at 215-951-4648 or send questions and comments to: HelpDesk@PhilaU.edu

College of Architecture and the Built Environment

 

Masters of Science in Geo Design
High-Performance Windows Laptop
Processor Intel Core i7-3940XM Processor (3.9GHz, 3MB L3)
Operating System MS Windows 7 Professional 64
Display Type 15” (1920 x 1080) LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display or equivalent
System Graphics NVIDIA Quadro K2000M Graphics with 2GB DDR3 Memory
Total Memory 16GB
Camera 720p HD Camera
Hard Drive 500GB Hard Disk Drive, 7200rpm
Optical Device DVD Recordable
Battery Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent
Power Cord North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter
PCI Adapter IEEE 1394a Port
Network Adaptor Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection
External Hard Drive 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99)
Warranty 4-Year Extended
University Bookstore Purchase Link University Bookstore Direct Purchase Link
Software Purchase Requirements Freshman:
- Adobe CS6 (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Microsoft Office (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Granta (Free - PhilaU Bookstore)
- Sketchup Pro (PhilaU Bookstore)

Sophmore/Junior:
- Adobe CS6 (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Microsoft Office (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Granta (Free - PhilaU Bookstore)
- ESRI ArcGIS (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Sketchup Pro (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Autodesk Revit (Free download)
- Autodesk AutCAD (Free Download)
- Autodesk 3DS Max (Free Download)
- Autodesk Ecotect (Free Download)

Senior
- Adobe CS6 (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Microsoft Office (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Granta (Free - PhilaU Bookstore)
- ESRI ArcGIS (Free - PhilaU Bookstore)
- Rhino (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Sketchup Pro (PhilaU Bookstore)
- Autodesk Revit (Free Download)
- Autodesk AutoCAD (Free Download)
- Autodesk 3DS Max (Free Download)
- Autodesk Ecotect (Free Download)

 

Masters of Science in Construction Management
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Interior Architecture
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Sustainable Design
Coming Soon

 

 

College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce

 

M.B.A.
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Textile Engineering
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Fashion Apparel Studies
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Industrial Design
Please see program computer specifications and software requirements HERE.

 

Masters of Science in Interactive Design and Media
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Taxation
Coming Soon

 

Masters of Science in Textile Design
Coming Soon

 

Ph.D. in Textile Engineering
Coming Soon

 

Strategic Design Executive MBA
Coming Soon

 

 

College of Science, Health, and the Liberal Arts

 

Disaster Medicine and Management
Coming Soon

 

Midwifery
Coming Soon

 

Occupational Therapy
Recommended Options
Windows-Based LaptopApple Macbook Pro
Processor Intel Core i5-3230M Processor (3.20GHz, 3MB L3) 2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
Operating System MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Apple Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 or Greater
Display Type 15" (1366x768) LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display or Equivalent 15" Glossy Widescreen Display or Equivalent
System Graphics NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory NVIDIA NVS 4200M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory
Total Memory 8GB 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB
Camera Bulit-in Bulit-in
Hard Drive 750GB Hard Disk Drive @ 7200rpm 750GB Serial ATA Drive @ 7200rpm
Optical Device DVD Recordable SuperDrive 8x (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-/CD-RW
Battery Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent
Power Cord North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter
PCI Adapter IEEE 1394a Port IEEE 1394a Port
Network Adaptor Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection
External Drive 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99) 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99)
Warranty 3-Year Extended 3-Year Extended
Hardware Purchase Link University Bookstore Direct Link University Bookstore Direct Link
Software Purchase Link PhilaU Bookstore PhilaU Bookstore

 

Physician Assistant Studies
Coming Soon

 

B.S. Health Sciences / M.S. Physician Assistant Studies
Coming Soon

 

B.S. Health Sciences / M.S. Occupational Therapy
Recommended Options
Windows-Based LaptopApple Macbook Pro
Processor Intel Core i5-3230M Processor (3.20GHz, 3MB L3) 2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
Operating System MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Apple Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 or Greater
Display Type 15" (1366x768) LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display or Equivalent 15" Glossy Widescreen Display or Equivalent
System Graphics NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory NVIDIA NVS 4200M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory
Total Memory 8GB 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB
Camera Bulit-in Bulit-in
Hard Drive 750GB Hard Disk Drive @ 7200rpm 750GB Serial ATA Drive @ 7200rpm
Optical Device DVD Recordable SuperDrive 8x (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-/CD-RW
Battery Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent
Power Cord North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter
PCI Adapter IEEE 1394a Port IEEE 1394a Port
Network Adaptor Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection
External Drive 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99) 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99)
Warranty 3-Year Extended 3-Year Extended
Hardware Purchase Link University Bookstore Direct Link University Bookstore Direct Link
Software Purchase Link PhilaU Bookstore PhilaU Bookstore

 

B.S. Psychology / M.S. Occupational Therapy
Recommended Options
Windows-Based LaptopApple Macbook Pro
Processor Intel Core i5-3230M Processor (3.20GHz, 3MB L3) 2.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
Operating System MS Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Apple Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 or Greater
Display Type 15" (1366x768) LED Backlit Anti-Glare Display or Equivalent 15" Glossy Widescreen Display or Equivalent
System Graphics NVIDIA NVS 5400M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory NVIDIA NVS 4200M Graphics with 1GB DDR3 Memory
Total Memory 8GB 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB
Camera Bulit-in Bulit-in
Hard Drive 750GB Hard Disk Drive @ 7200rpm 750GB Serial ATA Drive @ 7200rpm
Optical Device DVD Recordable SuperDrive 8x (DVD+/-R DL/DVD+/-/CD-RW
Battery Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent Li-Ion Battery or Equivalent
Power Cord North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter North American with Line Cord & 90W AC Adapter
PCI Adapter IEEE 1394a Port IEEE 1394a Port
Network Adaptor Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection Integrated WiFi Wireless B/G/N and 100/1000 Wired Connection
External Drive 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99) 1TB External Drive for Back-Ups (An additional cost of $99)
Warranty 3-Year Extended 3-Year Extended
Hardware Purchase Link University Bookstore Direct Link University Bookstore Direct Link
Software Purchase Link PhilaU Bookstore PhilaU Bookstore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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