Student Technology Checklist
ACheck Minimum Requirements
Make sure your device meets the Minimum Technology Recommendations for the School of Medicine. Contact Christina Magnifico if you have questions or concerns regarding your device. Use of netbooks, Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets, or smart phones as your primary device is NOT recommended. You WILL need another device as your primary device, particularly for testing.
BWatch Suggested Tutorials
Watch tutorials provided on the Guides and Tutorials page before Orientation Week. Suggested tutorials include: SofTest/ExamSoft, Poll Everywhere, OASIS, and Blackboard.
CGet to Know the Jayhawk Tech Clinic
Jayhawk Tech Clinics are available for technology support. Visit them on the 3rd floor of Taylor, HEB outpost, contact them by phone at 913-945-9999 option 2, or open a support ticket online if you have questions concerning your device hardware, installing/downloading software, accessing SOM systems, or general questions about campus technology.
DCheck Access to Your Class SharePoint Site
Beginning July 17th, you may check access to your Class Sharepoint Site (incoming class). If you don't yet have access, contact the Office of Medical Education Technology sometime before Orientation Week begins. You will NOT be given access to other class sites.
EInstall Antivirus Software on Your Device
Make sure that you have antivirus software installed on your device. Information Technology suggests Windows Defender for MS (Windows devices), and ClamXav for MacOS.
FInstall and/or Update Browsers
Install both Firefox and Chrome on your device. Update the browsers before arriving on campus.
HDownload and Install Softest/Examsoft (during Orientation Week)
Download and install Softest/Examsoft on your device after you have your login information (login to www.examsoft.com/kumc) .
IGet to Know Commonly Used Terms
During Orientation Week
During orientation week, Jayhawk Tech Clinic (IT Help Desk) associates will be on hand to troubleshoot issues with your device. Associates will show you how to sync your email/calendars to your mobile device, connect to the campus wireless network, access email, and help you access systems you will need during your time as a medical student at the University of Kansas Medical School.
Mar 09, 2021