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 review your computer recommendations and purchasing links below based upon your major.

If you have any questions please reach out to Aaron Rucker via email at ruckeraa@ucmail.uc.edu.


Myron E. Ullman Jr. School of Design

Apple

Communication Design recommends the 14 or 16 inch Macbook M1Pro or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell   

Communication Design does not recommend a Windows machine

Apple

Industrial Design recommends the 14 or 16 inch Macbook M1Pro or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Industrial Design recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Fashion Design recommends the 14 or 16 inch Macbook M1Pro or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Fashion Design recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

School of Architecture and Interior Design

Apple

Architecture does not recommend a MacOS machine

Dell

Architecture recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Interior Design does not recommend a MacOS machine

Dell

Interior Design recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

School of Art

Apple

Art History recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Art History recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Fine Arts and Pre-Fine Arts recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Fine Arts & Pre-Fine Arts recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

School of Planning

Apple

Urban Planning recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Urban Planning recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Urban Studies recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Urban Studies recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Horticulture recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Horticulture recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store

Apple

Community Planning recommends the 13, 14,  or 16 inch Macbook M1, M1Pro, or M1Max

Apple Follet DAAP Online Store

Dell

Community Planning recommends the Dell Precision Workstation 3571 or 5570

Dell DAAP Online Store