Students are free to select any brand of computer. Information on computer discounts, virus protection, and other services is available at the University's DTS Student Information page at https://dts.drake.edu/student-computer-recommendations/
Drake University provides a free copy of Microsoft Office
to current students. Students won't need to select an Office Productivity Pack or word processing solution when buying a computer.
Students who plan to use laptops for taking exams or to join the campus wireless network must be running Windows XP SP3 or higher when using a PC or Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher when using a Macintosh.