2.9 Technology Requirements Policy

Computers and mobile devices are essential tools required for participation in the medical education program. The University of Washington School of Medicine requires all students to own both a laptop and an encrypted mobile device that meet current minimum requirements in order to access all course materials and examinations.   

In order to ensure compatibility with various learning and assessment technologies, students are provided guidelines and specifications on sufficiently recent model laptops and encrypted mobile devices by the School of Medicine’s Academic & Learning Technologies.


Effective: Current
Last updated: August 11, 2020
Policy Contact: UW School of Medicine, Academic and Learning Technologies Office, somalt@uw.edu; Education Quality Improvement Office, eqi@uw.edu