The College of Nursing recommends students follow the minimum computer requirements as outlined below.
|Laptop or MacBook||
(ACER or ASUS laptops - NOT RECOMMENDED. iPads (Apple iOS) and Tablets (i.e.: Microsoft Surface, Android, Samsung, Amazon Fire) NOT APPROVED.
|Windows 7, 8x Professional & Windows 10 64Bit
|Microsoft Office||Download for Free|
|Gigabit Ethernet Connector
|Intel i5 Recommended
4GB, 8GB Recommended
|Onboard USB Ports
|Nursing Online Testing Requirements (ExamSoft Examplify)|
Each student is required to have a local installed copy of Microsoft Office. For additional details and other applications available please click here.
Both Mac and PC platforms are acceptable operating systems for academic use in the College.
vDesktop is a virtual Windows desktop that provides students online access to many applications (Office, SPSS, etc...).
Q: What computer system or platform do I need to access vDesktop?
A: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, iOS, Android and many other devices can access vDesktop.