Informatics - Computer Recommendations

COMPUTER RECOMMENDATIONS

Anti-Virus Software

Most important for safe computing is to purchase an Anti-virus software package. UMB recommends the Symantec anti-virus. Symantec can be purchased from the software licensing office by going to the main desk of the HSHSL.

Microsoft Office

The University has negotiated volume pricing from Microsoft for the latest version of Microsoft Office. MS Office can be purchased from the software licensing office by going to the main desk of the HSHSL.

Statistical Software

It is recommended that you wait and check with your instructors before purchasing any specialized statistical analysis software.

Acceptable Use Policy

Use of your laptop or any computing device using the campus network is governed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Information Technology Acceptable Use Policy. As a UMB student, it is your responsibility to read, understand and comply with this policy. 

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