Student Technology Guide


View the ITS Student Technology Guide to find suggested computer specifications, learn where to get free software and discounts and answer your Mac vs. PC questions. Before buying a new computer, we suggest that you first 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 reduced 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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