Yes, all students are expected to have their own personal computer or computing device. Smartphones or tablets may be sufficient for accessing in class materials, but most courses require coursework to be computer generated and many course texts are ebooks. In addition, most courses are supported by a computer-based learning site, such as NU Learn or My Labs Plus (BlackBoard software). To be efficient in completing course work, the student should be able to produce written course work and papers, download educational files and texts, and complete internet-based research. While Neumann University provides a significant number of computers in public access areas, availability is limited; these are intended to supplement your computer rather than replace it.
The ability to access a computer to complete work at any time of day or night may be essential to keeping pace with the increasing academic standards within individual courses.
At various times during a course, a student will be asked to “bring their own device” to class. Neumann University provides access to printers throughout its campus, and each student receives an account for printing on campus.