Buying a Computer Through the Med School Laptop Program

Issue/Question

Requesting information on what laptop recommendations will be for the next year's medical students

I will be attending USD's medical school in July and will need to reserve a computer.

I would like to order the recommended laptop for Sanford School of Medicine (SSOM) students.

How do I order the computer that is recommended for the University of South Dakota medical students?

Environment

  • Incoming med school student
  • Med School Laptop Program
  • Physician Assistant Laptop Program

Cause

The SSoM recommends purchasing specific model(s) of laptop each year

Resolution

  1. Information can be found at Medical School Laptop Purchase
    Note: Recommended laptops for the laptop programs are updated each spring for the upcoming program year
    Note: Nursing Laptop Program & Students not in the Med School or PA programs Go to Purchasing a Laptop from USD
  2. Students in the med school must be able to connect to the network with a wired connection
    Note: Some laptop models may require a USB network adapter for the wired connection

Minimum System Requirements for Med School Testing Platforms 2022 (updated 4/25/2022)

Windows Systems
  • Windows 10 versions 20H2, 21H1, 21H2 or Windows 1121H2
  • Windows RT, Windows S versions, and virtual machines or environments are not allowed
  • ASUS Laptops with touchpad/touchscreen are not allowed
Mac Systems
  • MacOS versions Catalina (10.15), Big Sur (11), or Monterey (12), server version is not supported
  • Virtual machines or environments are not allowed
  • Intel or M1 processor
  • iPads are not allowed
All Computer Systems
  • 1GHz non-ARM processor or higher
  • 4GB usable RAM minimum
  • 4GB or higher available storage space
  • Working USB port
  • 13” screen or larger
  • Minimum screen resolution of 1280x768 with 32-bit color setting
  • RJ-45 internet connection port or adapter (a hardwire connection is required for some exams)

Please contact the Service Desk for additional information

ITS STAFF ONLY

  1. Follow Laptop Purchase Process
Purchase SSoM Laptop

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