What To Bring to EKU Residence Halls
|Computing Device||Recommended system requirements (PDF) If you can't bring a PC with you, the IT Geeks can check out a laptop to you!|
|Virus & Malware Protection||We highly recommend Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and an Antivirus program for your personal PC, including Apple PCs|
|Microsoft Office||EKU provides all enrolled students Microsoft Office for free. Find out more.|
|Ethernet Cable||CAT 5 Ethernet cable 25' recommended length|
|External Drive||We recommend an external hard drive to store your files and backups on|
A printer is not required. Students receive $25 printing allotment for IT Computer Labs and Cloud Printing. Find out more.
Wireless printers are not permitted in residence halls. Wired printers are acceptable.
|Username / Password||
Know your EKU email username and password when you come to school. It is your key to everything on campus, not just your email account!
Also know your PC's usernames and passwords, not just the PINs.
Students are encouraged to bring a cell phone and sign up for emergency notifications. Find out more.
|Surge Protector||A surge protector is suggested for plugging in student electronic devices. (NOT a power strip) If you can afford it and have a lot of expensive electronics, a university power supply (UPS) is good.|
|Game Systems||Students can bring game systems. Find out more.|
|Warranty||Bring a copy of the warranty information and tech support phone numbers for electronic devices.|
|Devices that will NOT work on campus||Routers, both wired and wireless (including Apple Airports)
Wireless printers (can only use if wired to a computer)