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:


Recommendations for a Windows machine for Fall 2021 will be announced in July 2021.


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+

Dell   

  • The Communication Design program does not recommend a Windows machine.

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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

School of Art

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Apple M1 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB 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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

School of Planning

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Apple M1 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB 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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Apple M1 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB 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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Apple M1 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB 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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021

Apple
UC Bookstore Online Store

  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Apple M1 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD Storage with AppleCare+
  • Macbook Pro 13" with Touch Bar - Intel Core i5 - 16GB 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

  • Model details will announced in July 2021