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COVID-19 information and updates

Find the most recent updates here, as well as FAQs and information for students, faculty and staff.

What kind of computers does SEAL have?

SEAL uses configurable Windows 10 virtual machines to provide computing services to users.  All users have a Windows 10 environment in which to work with the following characteristics:

  • Standard 20GB memory with a 4 core processor.
  • SEAL has higher performance machines with 32GB or 64GB memory which are available upon request.
  • In-lab users have two configurable monitors.
  • Standard software includes Stata MP2 or 4, RStudio with add-on packages, SAS, Python, GIS software and the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Additional software needs can be accommodated.

For questions regarding SEAL security measures or computing resources contact us at SEAL@mcmaster.ca.