Laptop Computers

It is recommended that IUON students bring a laptop/tablet computer to classes. Students use their laptop computers to access periodicals, journals, research databases and take notes.  

Minimum PC Specifications are as follows:

Operating System:   Genuine Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2 or Genuine Windows Vista Business 32/64-bit, Windows 7 Business or Ultimate.
 
Processor:  Core 2 Duo  
Memory:  2 GB minimum (4 GB Recommended)  
Hard Drive:  120 GB minimum; Hard drive speed (7200rpm)  
Video Card:   Intel Graphics Media card or any other high-end graphics video card  
Audio:  Standard stereo speakers, built-in microphone, headphone jacks (stereo). Microphone jack mono or stereo)
 
Wireless Networking:  Wi-FI 802.11   a/b/g/n  
Network Interface:  10/100 Mbs or 10/100/1000 Mbs Ethernet Port
 Mouse: Touch pad pointing device or external mouse  
MS-Office Program:  Microsoft Office Professional 2007 or Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007  
Software:  Adobe Acrobat Reader 9  
DVD Player Program:  Power DVD, Cyberlink Power DVD, OR DVD x Player
DVD or CD Burning Software:  Sonic, NTI CD & DVD Maker, or Nero  
Surge Protector:  APC or Targus or Belkin  

 

Apple Mac Computers

Please be advised that any student with an Apple Mac computer will need the following software installed to access our histology database:

  1. Parallels Desktop for Mac or  Boot Camp from Mac OS X Leopard/Snow Leopard or VM Ware Fusion (These software packages allow you to put a Microsoft Operating system on a Mac)
  2. Genuine Windows XP Professional Service pack 2 operating system or genuine Windows Vista Business 32/64 –bit, Service Pack 1, or Windows 7 Business or Ultimate  (These are Microsoft operating systems)
  3. Microsoft Office Professional 2007 or Microsoft Office Home & Student 2007 (These are Microsoft Applications)

Please contact the IT Department at UMHS if you have any questions regarding this matter.

University IT Director: Wayne Williams    ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it )          (212-868-4720)
Campus IT Director: Ayo Olujohungbe    ( This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it )    (869-465-0045)

Revised:  September, 2010