The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

UTRGV School of Medicine

Laptop Requirement

All incoming UTRGV medical students must have a personal laptop.  Student laptops are required for all exams and should be in good working order.  Laptops must meet the system requirements outlined below. 

Laptop less than two years old

Hardware:

  • Hard drive:  250GB (minimum)
  • Memory: 8GB (minimum)
  • Processor: i5 or i7 series, 2.4 GHz (minimum)
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Screen size: 13” minimum
  • Ethernet:  built-in or with adapter
  • Wireless: Wireless 802.11g
  • External keyboard

Software:

  • Operating system:  Windows 7 Professional or Mac OS 10.9 (minimum)
  • Microsoft Office: 2013 for Windows or Mac (minimum)
  • Adobe Reader 9 (minimum)

UTRGV offers enrolled students a variety of free or discounted software packages including Microsoft Windows and Office Software.  For more information, visit:  http://www.utrgv.edu/it/services/vsoftware/.



Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges