Villanova School of Business

Due to heavy reliance in the Villanova School of Business curricula on several software applications which work only in Windows, a PC running Windows Vista, 7, or 8, with Microsoft Office 2010 or newer is required for all VSB undergraduates.

Laptop
Desktop
Required
Not Approved
Windows 7, 8x Professional 64Bit
Approved
Apple OSX
Not Recommended
Microsoft Office Purchase Discounted Version
HardDrive
DVD
320GB
Recommended
Gigabit Ethernet Connector
Wifi
Recommended
Required
Processor
RAM
Intel i5 Recommended
4GB, 8GB Recommended

Have questions about VSB computing requirements? Email: support@villanova.edu 

 

Each student is required to have a local installed copy of Microsoft Office.  For additional details and other applications available please click here.

Q: Can I use my Apple MacBook with MAC Office installed?

A: For most requirements yes, however we cannot guarantee that all coursework can be completed without a Windows-based computer.

vDesktop is a virtual Windows desktop that provides VSB students online access to many applications (Office, SPSS, etc...).

Q: What computer system or platform do I need to access vDesktop?

A: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android and many other devices can access vDesktop.