CCA Laptop Initiative
Currently, all Architecture, Graphic Design, Graduate Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, and MBA in Design Strategy students are required to own a laptop that meets our minimum technical requirements.
Purchasing Recommendations and Requirements
For more information, please see Student Computing Recommendations and Requirements.
Computer Purchasing Advice
Visit our Computer Stores page for information on laptop purchasing.
If you have questions about computer purchasing, please contact the ETS helpdesk at 510.594.5010 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the email address will only accept email from a CCA email account.
Support for Student-owned Laptops
Educational Technology Services (ETS) staff are available to provide troubleshooting assistance and support for student-owned laptops with:
- Printing to selected campus printers
- Utilizing the campus wireless network
- Utilizing CCA dedicated network file storage
Unfortunately, due to the variety of issues that could cause a personally-owned computer to experience problems with the campus IT services listed above, we cannot guarantee that your issue will always be resolved.
Need Technical Assistance With Your Apple Laptop?
Apple computer owners can get hands-on support and assistance by visiting an Apple "Genius Bar" located in any Apple retail store. Appointments can be reserved at any Apple store location, or online through the Genius Bar Reservation System.
Reserve an appointment today at an Apple retail store local to CCA: Make a reservation
Computer Support Help Documents
Find answers to common questions and issues in our Help Documents.
ETS Support Services Disclaimer
Educational Technology Services (ETS) and its employees are not responsible for damage to, or loss of property or data directly or indirectly resulting from support services provided by ETS staff. It is your responsibility to backup your data before requesting troubleshooting assistance provided by ETS.