Students at UB are required to have access to a computer and printer.
While ownership is not strictly required, most will find it essential for success in their academic pursuits. If you already own a computer, this site and UB's computing standards site, will help determine if it complies with UB’s and the school’s support standards, ensuring that it meets your needs for discipline-specific work in the School of Management.
If you are looking to purchase a new computer, please refer to the university’s recommended computing standards, in addition to the School of Management’s requirements outlined below.
If you are looking to purchase software for your computer, please refer to the university's software website. Certain software packages, such as Microsoft Office, are available at no charge.
Ownership of a printer is not strictly required, but most people
will find it essential for success in their academic
There are some simple steps all computer users can take to help protect their computers and personal information from hackers, viruses, scam artists and other online threats. Visit the university’s security website to learn more about protecting your computer and personal data.
Students should acquire a form of storage media for storing and backing up their projects and data independent of their computer. It is highly recommended that students acquire a means of securing their laptop or computer for security purposes (i.e. a security lock down cable). Visit the university's security website.