Minimum Computer Specifications for Continuing Students 2022-2023

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These are the minimum suggested specifications. Anything newer or faster is also acceptable.

If you’re uncertain, on a Mac select “About This Mac” from the Apple menu to view your system specs. On a Windows computer, right-click on the start menu (the Widows icon) and select “System” from the pop-up menu.

Character Animation Program & Experimental Animation Program

Apple MacBook Pro or iMac *

  • macOS 11.6 Big Sur 15-inch or larger display 16GB memory
  • 512GB SSD storage

–or–

Windows Laptop or Desktop

  • Windows 10
  • 15-inch or larger display 16GB memory
  • 512GB SSD storage

iPad Pro, iPad, or iPad Air *

  • iPadOS 13 Apple Pencil

–or–

Wacom Cintiq

Film Directing Program & Program in Film and Video

Apple MacBook Pro or iMac

  • macOS 11.6 Big Sur 15-inch or larger display 16GB memory
  • 512GB SSD storage

–or–

Windows Laptop or Desktop

  • Windows 10
  • 15-inch or larger display 16GB memory
  • 512GB SSD storage

Personal Equipment Requirements

All Programs

Additional Requirements for Character Animation Program and Experimental Animation Program

  • Wacom Pro Pen 2​ (KP504E) (Required for use of Cintiqs on campus; only works with new Cintiq Pro.)
  • Logitech M535 mouse or similar Mac compatible 3-button Bluetooth mouse (Required for certain software applications such as Maya or Cinema 4D)
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