Computer requirements


The VCU School of Dentistry provides online instruction and testing as well as secure electronic health record and clinical system access therefore all incoming students will be required to purchase a laptop through the VCU School of Dentistry’s IT department for use in classroom and clinical programs. These computers will be distributed accordingly during your orientation period. The laptop fee is included in your dental school expenses under Clinical Electronic Health laptop. 

Dell XPS 13 Laptop

  • 13.3 inch FHD InfinityEdge touch display
  • 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • 16 GB ram
  • 512 GB solid state drive
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Webcam
  • 2 Thunderbolt and 1 USB-C ports
  • MicroSD slot
  • 4yr on-site support with accidental damage coverage
  • USB-C adapter with Ethernet, Display and USB ports

Software bundle

  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016
  • ExamN computer-based testing
  • Sophos Anti-virus
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN client

Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry
Office of Information Technology
Contact: dwebmstr@vcu.edu
Updated: 06/08/2021

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