Many people, especially students, bring their personal computer on campus for work and studying. The IT department has a number of resources available to assist you in accessing the materials you need including a vast wireless network, software discounts, and information on safe computing.
Information on accessing the network and internet wirelessly while on campus.
Articles on using your computer safely to avoid being infected by malicious software.
Buying a computer that meets these specs will ensure that you are able to access the electronic resources that you need.
Your University membership entitles you to discounted, and even free, software for your personal computer.