Speed School

Undergraduate and transfer students at the J. B. Speed School of Engineering are required to have a mobile computer with an active digital pen meeting the minimum specifications below. Graduate students should have a laptop.

Minimum Tablet Specification

OSWindows 7 or 8.1 Pro, 64-bit version
PC ProcessorI5
Memory (RAM)8 Gigabytes
Hard Disk Drive250 GB HDD or 128 GB SSD (Solid State Drive)
Wireless802.11 a/g/n
Input DeviceIntegrated Wacom, N-trig or S Pen active stylus that supports digital inking

For more information regarding tablet options and evaluations performed by JB Speed School please visit their page: https://louisville.edu/speed/academics/tablet-pc


Speed staff gave high marks to the Lenovo and Fujitsu models. In addition, GovConnection, the Lenovo vendor, has a history of solid service and help for financial aid students.To place an order for a reviewed and approved tablet:

For detailed information regarding software, please visit Speed School's Software page.