Laptop Computers

accepted laptops

 

 

 

Computer Requirements

 

All students are required to bring laptop computers to classes. Students use their laptop computers to access each day’s lectures and slides, as well as periodicals, journals and research databases. Students also use their laptop computers in classes such as Histology, Pathology, and in the Anatomy Laboratory.  All students are required to have a laptop not more than 3 years old, with the current specifications listed below. 

 

Students will be using their laptops for block and final examinations. You must have a genuine operating system installed. 

 

 

 

Windows Microsoft PC Specifications 

 

Operating System
Windows 7 Business or higher

 

Processor
Core 2 Duo or better

 

Memory 
4 GB minimum (8 GB Recommended)

 

Hard Drive 
250 GB minimum; Hard drive speed (5400-7200rpm)

Wireless Networking
Wi-FI 802.11 or Wi-Fi 802.11AC a/b/g/n

 

Network Interface
10/100 Mbs or 10/100/1000 Mbs Ethernet Port

Office Program
Windows 2007 or newer

 

Software
Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 or Later. Antivirus: Norton Symantec, AVG or McAfee

 

DVD Player Program
Power DVD, Cyberlink Power DVD, OR DVD x Player or Windows Media Player, Sonic, NTI CD & DVD Maker, or Nero or Other

 

 

  

appleApple Computers

 

Please be advised that any student with an Apple Mac computer will need the following software installed to access our histology database:

 

Operating Systems
Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Lion or Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

 

Parallels Desktop for Mac or Boot Camp from Mac or VMWare Fusion
(These software packages allow you to put a Microsoft Operating system on a Mac)

 

Genuine Windows 7 Professional,or Higher
(These are Microsoft operating systems)

 

Microsoft Office
For Mac Home & Student or Business 2008 or 2011 or later

 

Not Supported
Server version of Mac OS X is not supported

 

  

 ann ross wireless library

  

 

TABLETS

 

Tablet computers are allowed and fully supported on the University campus network.   For exams, only laptop computers are allowed.  

 

 

IT Support Team

 

We have a great IT staff on campus that provides daily support to students and faculty. They are knowledgeable in all aspects of computer technology.  If for any reason you have a problem with your laptop, bring your computer to the student LRC (Learning Resource Center) so our team can help you.  The IT staff will troubleshoot your problem and assist you in getting your laptop functional again. 

 

Contact Us

 

Please contact the IT Department at UMHS if you have any questions regarding this matter.

 

UMHS Chief Technology Officer:

Wayne Williams

wwilliams@umhs-sk.net

(212-868-4720)


Campus IT Director: Ayo Olujohungbe

aolujohungbe@umhs-sk.net

(869-465-0045)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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