Laptop Requirement

Laptop Requirement

Laptop Requirement for Fall 2022

The Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering requires all incoming students to bring a laptop to campus.  The College recommends either the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon G9 or the Lenovo ThinkPad P1 G4 with memory of at least 16.0GB and the Intel Core i7 processor. Other laptops must functionally meet or exceed these specifications.

It is highly recommended that a laptop be purchased through Lenovo from the following  You must create an account using your Rowan email address to register and subsequently access the site. You can select either the Lenovo laptop above in the Laptops & Ultrabooks tab. The laptops are preconfigured, and comes with a 4 year warranty and on-site support. Either laptop will meet your computing needs during your studies at Rowan. These are pre-configured computers that have been specially packaged for Rowan, and no upgrades are necessary.

If you are having difficulty with your Rowan account, you can go to for assistance.

The University now provides students with Microsoft Office through Office 365, more information can be obtained here:

For an overview of all the other resources available to you at Rowan University, visit the Resources for Students page on the IRT website.

Note: All engineering applications will run on Windows-based laptops but some may not have been designed to run on Apple products. However, owners of Apple products can access the same software available for Windows users via RowanCloud.