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Hardware & Software


For new computer hardware specifications, purchasing and pricing contact the BSU HelpDesk. Please send an email with your request to or call 218-755-3777.

Minimum Specifications Supported
  PC Macintosh
Operating System Windows 7 Mac OS X 10.7.x
Processor 2.0 GHz Intel Dual Core 2.0 GHz Intel Dual Core
RAM 2 GB (recommended 4GB) 2 GB (recommended 4GB)
Hard drive 40 GB 40 GB


Faculty Laptop Program

BSU Technical Support provides laptops to full-time faculty. New faculty can contact BSU HelpDesk to set up an orientation session and receive a laptop.


The University participates in several institution-wide software agreements that provide software at no addition cost to offices. ITS also serves as the channel through which software should be purchased for University computers. 


Computing Accessory Purchases

If you need assistance in purchasing computing accessories (RAM, monitors, projectors, mice, etc), please email us at