What are the computer requirements at UF?
The following is the official UF policy on the student computer requirement:
Access to and on-going use of a computer is required for all students to complete their degree programs successfully. The University of Florida expects each student entering the junior year, as well as each student new to the university, to acquire computer hardware and software appropriate to his or her degree program. Competency in the basic use of a computer is a requirement for graduation. Class assignments may require use of a computer, academic advising and registration can be done by computer, and official university correspondence is often sent via e-mail. While the university offers limited access to computers through its computer labs, most students will be expected to purchase or lease a computer that is capable of dial-up or network connection to the Internet, graphical access to the World Wide Web, and productivity functions such as word processing and spreadsheet calculation. Costs of meeting this requirement will be included in financial aid considerations.
Each college has requirements based on the curriculum in the college, so students should check perspective college requirements
as well as the general overall recommendations. Go to the UF Computer Requirement
web site for the general recommendation and links to the college requirements.
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