Computer Recommendations

Technology is integral to the learning process at DAAP. Consequently, all new undergraduate students are required to have a laptop. Every program has slightly different recommendations:


Please note: Recommendations for Fall 2021 are coming soon. More information will be announced during the DAAP remote orientation session.


Myron E. Ullman Jr. School of Design

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • MacOS machines will need to be able to run a Windows Operating System (BootCamp) for certain software instruction.

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • MacOS machines will need to be able to run a Windows Operating System (BootCamp) for certain software instruction.

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

School of Architecture and Interior Design

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512 SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • MacOS machines will need to be able to run a Windows Operating System (BootCamp) for certain software instruction.

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512 SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • MacOS machines will need to be able to run a Windows Operating System (BootCamp) for certain software instruction.

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

School of Art

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Air 13.3" - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

School of Planning

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • eMacbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 16" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+

Dell
UC Dell Online Store

  • Dell Latitude 3510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Latitude 5510 Business Laptop with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 3541 Mobile Workstation with 3 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service
  • Dell Precision 7550 Mobile Workstation with 5 Year ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service