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In order to connect to the Hendrix Network, your computer should meet one of the following minimum specifications:

  • Windows compatible computer with 2GHz processor with 8GB of memory, at least 100GB of free disk space, and running Windows 7 with a 10/100 Ethernet Card. A computer with a 802.11 G/N network card is required for accessing the wireless network. 
  • Apple MacBook with 8GB of memory, at least 100GB of free hard drive disk space, and running OS X v10.8 (Mountain Lion) with a 10/100 Ethernet Card. A computer with a 802.11 G/N network card is required for accessing the wireless network.
  • We do NOT recommend purchasing a Google Chromebook due to its limited drive space and the almost constant need for Internet connectivity.  

Hendrix College Technology Services recommends the following for student computers:

  • Windows 8 or Macintosh OS X Yosemite or higher
  • 12GB of memory
  • 250GB of free hard drive disk space
  • Ethernet networking card and CAT6 ethernet cable OR Wireless-N support 

All of our computer labs and most of our faculty utilize Microsoft Office products.

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