The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Minimum Computer Requirements

For a list of recommended PCs to purchase, please visit (PLEASE USE THE MEMBER ID - US126278479 - AT CHECKOUT)

NOTE: Stevens Barracks DOES NOT have wired access. All other barracks do have wired access. Your computer must have a wireless card to connect to The Citadel network in Stevens Barracks. If your computer does not have a wireless card, please come to Bond 253 for a free adapter.

Processor Microprocessor (any current)

Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7

We will not support or connect machines running Windows 95, 98, 2000, or ME.
*Starting Fall 2014 we will not connect machines running Microsoft Windows XP or Mac OS below 10.6 (Snow Leopard) on our network.


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) - Some students also need Access

Microsoft Security Essentials, anti-virus software, is free to download from Microsoft.
Please Note:  Microsoft Security Essentials is built into Windows 8/10 and is called Windows Defender.

Memory A minimum of 2GB
Hard Drive A minimum of 80GB
Optical Drive CD-RW/DVD-RW (burner/rewriteable disc-drive)
Sound System Sound card with speakers (or you may use headphones)
Network Adapter 10/100/1000 ethernet card
Warranty Four year warranty
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