Laptop Requirements for Students

CPM requires students purchase and have a laptop as part of the College's educational experience. The minimum requirements for laptops for CPM students are listed below, but more than this is strongly recommended.


Windows and Surface Devices

  • Operating System: 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Windows 10.
  • Alternate versions of Windows 10, such as Windows RT and Windows 10 S, are NOT supported at this time.
  • Only genuine, U.S.-English versions of Windows Operating Systems are supported.
  • ExamSoft does not support Tablet devices other than Surface Pro as detailed below
  • CPU Processor: 2.0 ghz Intel i3 processor or equivalent
  • RAM: 4GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: highest recommended for the operating system or 1GB of available space.
  • For onsite support, and in order to backup the answer files to USB, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including BitLocker keys, may be required.
  • Internet connection for Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • Examplify cannot be run within virtualized environments or environments that require persistent network (local or otherwise) connections during secure exams. This includes, but is not limited to, VMWare, Parallels, Citrix workspace, Virtual Disks, Streamed images, etc.
  • Screen Resolution should be at least 1024x768 or higher.
  • Administrator level account permissions 
  • An external storage device to back up your files is recommended.  A cloud service such as Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. will be sufficient. Kent will provide a Google Drive and OneDrive account with nearly unlimited storage

Mac

  • Supported Operating Systems: OS X 10.13 (High Sierra), OS X 10.14 (Mojave), macOS Catalina (10.15). Only genuine versions of Mac Operating Systems are supported.
  • CPU: Intel processor
  • RAM: 4GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: 1GB or higher available space
  • For onsite support, and in order to backup the answer files to USB, a working USB port is required (Newer devices may require an adaptor)
  • For technical troubleshooting, account passwords, including device passwords, may be required.
  • Server version of Mac OS X is not supported
  • This software cannot be used on virtual operating systems such as Microsoft's Virtual Machine, Parallels, VMware, VMware Fusion or any other virtual environments.
  • Internet connection for Download, Registration, Exam Download and Upload.
  • Administrator level account permissions (Instructions)
  • Examplify cannot be run within virtualized environments or environments that require persistent network (local or otherwise) connections during secure exams. This includes, but is not limited to, VMWare, Parallels, Citrix workspace, Virtual Disks, Streamed images, etc.
  • An external storage device to back up your files is recommended.  A cloud service such as Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. will be sufficient. Kent will provide a Google Drive and OneDrive account with nearly unlimited storage