Student Technology Guide


View the ITS Student Technology Guide to find suggested computer specifications, learn where to get free software and answer your Mac vs. PC questions. Before buying a new computer, check to see if your program has specific computer/software requirements.

Technology Guide Highlights

  • Download FREE anti-virus at
  • View the complete list of free and discounted software at and download FREE Microsoft Office.
  • Don't bring a printer to your residence hall. If you do bring a personal printer, it must have a wired USB connection and wireless capabilities must be disabled. WVU provides web-based printing throughout campus, which will save you money and hassle. Use that instead.
  • Enroll in two-factor authentication and defend your data.


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