The University of Colorado at Boulder is renowned for its superior Information Technology (IT) environment. CU-Boulder is achieving its goal to be among the leaders in the academic programs and computing infrastructure.
In an effort to provide guidance in the often confusing world of computing, the university provides computing recommendations for the various members of the campus community. These recommendations are intended to provide minimum specifications for a successful computing experience at CU-Boulder. To access specific recommendations, please use the list below.
If you want to use an existing or used computer on campus, OIT asks that you refer to the IT Service Center Minimum Hardware and Software Standards. This list of minimum standards communicates what the IT Service Center, including Desktop Support (Student Desktop Support Technicians), will support.
If you are purchasing a smartphone to connect to OIT services, OIT recommends phones that use the following mobile operating systems: Windows Phone 7, Apple iOS 4, and Android 2.x. OIT provides support for connecting these three types of devices to Microsoft Exchange, CULink, and UCB Wireless.