Laptop Requirements for BSN Students


Students must bring a laptop to class to complete course exams and this laptop must meet the computer and technology requirements established by the College. These technology requirements require a battery with at least 2 hours of life. Students must also complete mock exams prior to the actual exam to assure that all computer features are supported by ExamSoft & HESI.

  • During any exam the laptop’s power cord is required.
  • Devices that make noise must be silenced.

 Windows Requirements:

  • http://support.examsoft.com/h/i/258193614-minimum-system-requirements-for-pc-devices/259101
  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Only genuine, U.S.-English versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported.
  • CPU Processor: 1.86Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo or greater
  • RAM: highest recommended for the operating system or 2GB
  • Hard Drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 1GB of available space.
  • Internet connection.
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024×768 or higher.
  • Adobe Reader (Version 9, 11, or DC) is required for exams containing PDF attachments.
  • Administrator level account permissions

Mac Requirements:

  • http://support.examsoft.com/h/i/258195339-minimum-system-requirements-for-mac-device
  • Operating System: OS X10.9 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite), and 10.11 (El Capitan). Only genuine versions of Mac Operating Systems are supported.
  • CPU: Intel processor
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Hard Drive: 1GB or higher available memory
  • Internet connection
  • Screen Resolution must be 1024×768 or higher.
  • Adobe Reader (Version 10 or 11) is required for exams containing PDF attachments.
  • Administrator level account permissions

If you have a Surface device or Chromebook please contact: (CONITSupport@health.ufl.edu)