Laptop Requirement

Laptop Requirement

Laptop Requirement

The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering requires all incoming students to bring a laptop to campus.  The College recommends the Lenovo ThinkPad T480s, with the minimum specifications listed below; other laptops must functionally meet or exceed these specifications (warranty optional).

Processor:  Intel Core i7-8550U Processor
Hard Drive:  512 GB Solid State Drive
Graphics:  Intel HD Graphics 620
Warranty:  Four year accidental damage
Memory:  16GB DDR4 2400 MHz
Operating System:  Windows 10

It is highly recommended that a laptop be purchased with the recommended configuration provided by Lenovo from the following site: You must create an account using your Rowan email address to register, and to subsequently access the site. Once in the site, click on Products and then Laptops for the preconfigured laptop. For more details on the technical specifications and upgrade options, select View Details.

If you are having difficulty with your Rowan account, you can go to for assistance.

The University now provides students with Microsoft Office through Office 365, more information can be obtained here:

For an overview of all the other resources available to you at Rowan University, visit the Resources for Students page on the IRT website.

Note: All engineering applications will run on Windows-based laptops but some may not have been designed to run on Apple products. However, owners of Apple products can access the same software available for Windows users via RowanCloud.