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Computer Recommendations

Hardware Specifications

We are often asked to recommend what kinds of computers that incoming Engineering students should buy. Since University of Maryland students are eligible to purchase Dell and Apple computers at a discount through the Academic Computers for Terps program.  We recommend that Engineering students, especially off campus, purchase higher-end laptop hardware with the following specifications:

Computer Repair Vendors

Laptop RepairLaptops and desktop computers purchased for personal use are not supported by the EIT Helpdesk staff. If you need help with your PC, please contact a local computer repair shop for assistance (Note: This list is for informational purposes only. EIT does not endorse or guarantee any commercial vendors).

Help and Resources

EIT Help, Resources and Frequently Asked QuestionsEIT Service Desks

EIT provides information technology support for the students, faculty and staff of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, the Department of Physics, and the Department of Mathematics.