During the summer months, we are often asked what kind of computer a student is expected to bring to campus. Importantly, no student is required to provide their own computer for success at UMass Lowell. The university provides multiple options to access technology to complete coursework.
However, most students prefer to have their own computer for flexibility, entertainment, and personal use. Below, we provide some recommendations for all students. Some departments also provide some program-specific recommendations, which are linked at the bottom.
This page is updated annually, usually in the late spring.