For computer use on campus, we recommend purchasing a laptop computer, MMC has partnered with Dell, Gateway and Macintosh Computers to give you the best deal offered with the following minimum specifications
For Dell Computers:
Please visit Dell.com for special quotes for Marymount students. A list of laptop choices are preconfigured, or you may shop Dell for any of their computer systems and get a 12% discount! You may also call Dell at 866-535-3580.
For Other Computers:
Visit the vendor's website. Select Higher Education,
call a selected account representative to place your
For Apple Computers:
Apple education pricing is a great way for college students and faculty and staff to purchase Mac computers, Apple software, and select accessories at special prices. Newly accepted students are also eligible, as are parents purchasing on behalf of their student. You are able to have your order shipped directly to you or choose to pick it up at your local Apple Retail Store. Shop at the Apple Store for Education and start saving.
Apple also gives you 90 days of complimentary telephone support and a year of repair coverage. You can extend your coverage with AppleCare Protection Plan. For hands-on help, visit the apple support page. Purchase Apple Care with your Mac and save with Apple Education Pricing.
For students who plan to enroll in the Communication Arts Program and plan to have a specialization in Digital Media, Final Cut Pro software is a requirement for this academic program (you may install this software at a later date.)
We recommend that each student purchase an
additional battery. Not all classes are electrically
wired to accommodate every student laptop.
The college does not provide technical support for personal computers. We recommend that
students either purchase the extended technical support program through the individual
computer company or contact The Geek Squad at www.thegeeksquad.com
or Geeks on Call at www.geeksoncall.com.
You may also contact Computer Overhauls at www.computeroverhauls.com, a company that gives Marymount Manhattan College a 15% discount.
If you already have a computer, it must meet these requirements:
For Intel based Units:
|Processor:|| 1.0 GHz or better
|RAM: ||1.0GB or better |
|OS: ||Windows 7 or XP Professional|
|Hard Drive: || 50GB or better|
|CD/DVD: ||CD-RW/DVD Combo|
|Network Card: ||Internal |
Should support 802.11b/g/n
|Software:||Microsoft Office Student and Teacher Edition |
(Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
MacAfee or Symantec AV
IE 8.0 or better
||2.0 GHz or better
||2.0 GB or Better
||30GB or better
Airport Extreme Card
||Microsoft Office or iWork
Sophos AV or Intego Virus Barrier
Set System Preferences/Software Updates -
For any questions relating to the purchase or compatibility of your computer, please contact our IT Department at 212-517-0580.