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Technology for New & Current Nursing Students

University of Louisville School of Nursing

Laptop Policy


Effective Fall of 2012, all students must have a laptop that follows the SON laptop minimum standards by the first class meeting of the semester.

The minimum standards and recommendations were developed to meet the requirements specified by UPC, i.e., wireless connection enabled, ability to access BlackBoard online, and a minimum of four hours battery power, with additional charging stations to be installed by the SON.

Minimum laptop requirements
Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo/Core™ i3 or AMD Dual Core or MacBook Core2 Duo
OS: Windows XP or (Apple) Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Memory: 2 - 4 GB RAM
Hard Drive: 80 GB 5400 rpm
Graphics: Any
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n Dual band Wireless LAN
Primary Battery: 3 Cell
Warranty: Any

Recommended specifications for laptops
Processor: Intel® Core™ i5/i7 or AMD Quad Core or MacBook Pro
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional (32bit or 64bit) or (Apple) Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Memory: 4 to 8 GB RAM (Memory configurations above 4GB are typically beneficial with 64bit O/S only)
Hard Drive: 250 GB 7200 rpm
Graphics: Any
Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n Dual band Wireless LAN
Primary Battery: 6 Cell or 9 Cell

 

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