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The Student Helpdesk is located in the Ezra Lehman Library at the main lobby entrance.

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Summer Term V Hours: 

Sun: Closed
Mon: 9 AM - 4 PM
Tues: 9 AM - 4 PM
Wed: 9 AM - 4 PM
Thurs: 9 AM - 4 PM
Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM
Sat: Closed

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Computing and Network Usage

SU Network Acceptable Use

Electronic Communication

Swataney (Student Handbook)

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 Computer Recommendations

Hardware Recommendations

When looking for a new computer for your college career, please take into consideration the following recommendations.  If you plan on purchasing in-store, or on via a website, please feel free to provide these requirements to a customer service representative for them to offer further assistance in finding a machine that is right for your needs.


Minimum Processor:  2.0Ghz dual core processor
(recommend Core-i series if buying Intel chipset: i3, i5, i7)

Minimum Memory:  2GB RAM (recommend 4GB)

Minimum Hard Drive:  80GB Storage Space (recommend 250GB+)

Minimum Operating System:  Windows 7

Minimum External Drive:  CD-ROM Drive (recommend CD-RW/DVD Drive)

Standard Features:  Ethernet and USB 2.0 connectivity, Built in Wireless (recommend 802.11n wireless card)

Minimum Video Card:  Integrated Graphics


Visit our Software Recommendation Page 


If you require further assistance, or have additional questions regarding your new computer's hardware, please contact the Shippensburg University Student Help Desk by e-mail, phone (717) 477-1639 or stop in MCT054 to visit the Help Desk in person.