Standard Computer Requirements

UTMB School of Nursing


Operating System

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 10

 PLEASE NOTE:

Windows 8 and 8.1 Operating Systems are currently not supported.

Memory

Recommended:

  • 3-4GB of RAM (minimum)

Storage

Recommended:

  • 80GB (minimum) Hard Drive

Software

Required:

Recommended (Depending on Program):

Browser(s)

Supported Browsers:


Accessories

  • Webcam
  • Speakers
  • Headset w/microphone

Internet

  • High Speed Internet Connection (4Mbps download speed)
  • A wired connection is optimal, wireless may be sluggish
  • Dial-up connections will not provide an adequate connection.

MAC

Apple Macintosh computers must have Microsoft Office for Mac installed on them. Instructors will not accept files unless they are composed in Microsoft Office for Mac.

iPad & iPhone

Some of the online courses use Flash-based media to deliver lecture content. Flash is inaccessible from an iPad or iPhone. If you plan to use your iPad or iPhone to access your online courses, you will need to ensure you have a backup computer to view Flash-based media should your course contain it.

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