Units within LAS are responsible for tracking eligibility for computers under FACT, and for making the respective purchases. LAS IT is available for recommendations.  You can read about ACCC's role at http://accc.uic.edu/service/fact.

ACCC provides the following recommendations for Academic year 2015-2016 for purchasing new desktops and notebooks.  For optimal support, we recommend that you choose an ACCC recommended model configuration.


  • Processor - Intel i5-4590S
  • RAM - 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz
  • Storage - 500GB Hard Drive


  • Processor - Intel i5-5200U
  • RAM - 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz
  • Storage - 500GB Hard Drive or 256GB Solid-State Drive

ACCC Approved Make/Models:

  • Lenovo ThinkPad and ThinkCentre models
  • Dell OptiPlex, Precision, XPS, and Latitude models