The suggested minimum computer requirements are list below. Smith's Wirless Network
provides students with access
around the campus and all residence
Please note that the ITS wireless network policy prohibits the use of personal access points on our network.
Windows 7 & 10
||Microsoft Security Essentials or other anti-virus software*
OS X 10.9.x - Mavericks
OS X 10.10.x - Yosemite
OS X 10.11 El Capitan
macOS 10.13 High Sierra (not recommended)
*Windows users: We strongly recommend installing Microsoft Security Essentials or other anti-virus software to help protect your computer against viruses and malware. You can download a free copy of Security Essentials from the Microsoft download page.
Computer Repair Policy
Services performs authorized service only
on Dell and Apple computers purchased through
College Computer Store, and serves
as a shipping depot for
that must be repaired by
the manufacturer. For more information about repairs, click here.
Dell and Apple computers purchased through the Computer Store meet the recommended
requirements for use on the Smith network. The Store's Dell computers come
with a 4-year complete care warranty that covers accidental damage as well
as manufacturer's defects. The Store's Apple computers come with a 3-year warranty.
These computers have been approved by Smith's Committee on Educational Technology
for on-campus use by Smith students, faculty, and staff. They are known to
work well on the Smith network with our standard software and campus systems,
including Blackboard and BannerWeb.
Other Important Notes
- If you don't own a computer, note that ITS provides computers for student to use in the Technology Learning Common in room B8 on the Lower Level of Seelye Hall. The Technology Learning Commons is available 24-hours and students use their Smith OneCard to
pay for laser printing
in this facility.
you have questions
about computer hardware,
please visit the Smith
College Computer Store web page, contact the store
or call them at
call the IT Service
Center at 413-585-4487 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.