EMA Student Laptop Program

Thanks to the generosity of the Johnny Carson Foundation, all Emerging Media Arts majors are eligible to receive a powerful laptop to use during their academic career at the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. 

If a student prefers to purchase or lease a different laptop in lieu of one loaned as part of the EMA Student Laptop Program, we recommend one that meets or exceeds these specifications: 

Apple MacBook – Minimum Recommended Specifications

  • Model: 15-inch MacBook Pro
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (4, 6, or 8 Cores)
  • Graphics: Radeon Pro with 4GB of Memory
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB

Windows Laptop – Minimum Recommended Specifications

  • Model: 15-inch workstation class laptop
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 (4, 6, or 8 Cores)
  • Graphics: Nvidia Quadro P2000 with 4GB of Memory (or comparable Radeon / GeForce card)
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Storage: 512GB