Computer Requirements

New computer requirements Covid19

In an effort to reduce the risk of transmission and exposure to Covid-19, the mandatory student laptop encryption process is changing. New and existing students to the Earl & Fran Ziegler OU College of Nursing are required to fill out the VDI (Virtual Desktop infrastructure) access request form located at: HTTP://WWW.OUHSC.EDU/SDE


Please contact Campus IT at 405-271-2203 if you have any questions.

DUE TO COVID-19 SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS,
 THE LAPTOP SECURITY COMPLIANCE PROCESS FOR NEW STUDENTS STARTING CLASS ON JUNE 8TH, 2020 HAVE CHANGED.


NEW STUDENTS - PLEASE CALL THE IT STUDENT HELP DESK at your location FOR MORE INFORMATION.

OKLAHOMA CITY – (405) 271-2203

TULSA – (918) 660-3550

LAWTON – 405-271-2203


The College of Nursing requires each student to have access to a computing device, preferably a laptop, that meets the computer requirements below to have the best possible experience with the University's required security tools and your academic, clinical, or research activities. 
Please check with the OUHSC Office of Financial Aid about the availability of financial aid funds for a computer purchase. 

 

Platform

Windows

MacOS

Operating System

Minimum OS: Windows 10 Professional or Windows 10 Education*

A Windows Upgrade license is available to enrolled students at no cost.

Minimum OS: MacOS High Sierra or Mojave

A MacOS Upgrade license is available to enrolled students at no cost.

Computer Specifications

  • i5 or i7 Intel™ Processor
  • 13-inch display or greater
  • Minimum 8GB RAM or greater
  • Minimum 256GB SSD Hard Drive
  • Minimum of 2 USB Ports
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Wireless Internet Connectivity
  • i5 or i7 Intel™ Processor
  • 13-inch display or greater
  • Minimum 8GB RAM or greater
  • Minimum 256GB SSD Hard Drive
  • Minimum of 2 USB Ports
  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Wireless Internet Connectivity

Internet Connectivity

Reliable Broadband Internet Connectivity of at least 15Mbps Download and 4Mbps Upload

Reliable Broadband Internet Connectivity of at least 15Mbps Download and 4Mbps Upload

Software Requirements

Microsoft Office 2016,* with Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

* Microsoft Office is available for free to current OUHSC students.

Antivirus software
*Antivirus software  will be provided at the time the device is encrypted.

Mozilla Firefox

Adobe Acrobat Reader

VLC Media Player

Respondus LockDown Browser

Microsoft Office 2016,* with Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

* Microsoft Office is available for free to current OUHSC students.

Antivirus software
*Antivirus software  will be provided at the time the device is encrypted.

Mozilla Firefox

Adobe Acrobat Reader

VLC Media Player

Respondus LockDown Browser


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