BSN Program Technology Requirements

Mac OS is a critical part of our College of Nursing (CoN) technology ecosystem. Through your nursing program, you will use a variety of apps such as AirPlay, Numbers, Pages, Keynote, iMovie, Photos, Examplify and iThoughts, to name a few.

MacBook Minimum System Specifications

  • 8GB of RAM
  • 256GB for storage
  • Built-in webcam
  • Mac OS 12 Monterey

How do I learn more about my device?

UC offers access to free trainings on LinkedIn Learning. Be sure to login to LinkedIn Learning before accessing the trainings below.

You can also drop by the CATER helpdesk on the fourth floor of Procter Hall or call 513-558-5205 for one-on-one assistance Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

How will I use my MacBook for exams?

Exams at the CoN are administered through Examplify or Canvas. As long as your MacBook is running the most current Mac OS, you will be able to access your exams without any issues. You will also have the opportunity to take a practice exam to ensure your device is configured properly. Additional instructions and training will be provided by individual course instructors.

What is the CoN Catalog?

The CoN Catalog is a library of all apps used and supported by the college. Once enrolled, you will see the Catalog’s app on the dock (bottom of the screen) and/or the Applications Folder on your MacBook. The Catalog will automatically install when you enroll your device in the JAMF Mobile Device Management System. You will also be able to find additional information on how to enroll your device in your Canvas community

What if I have financial concerns?

If you have financial concerns related to obtaining the required technology, please complete this form.

If you need support in selecting a MacBook (refurbished or new), more information or questions, email or call 513-558-5205.