Use the guide below to help inform your purchases if you'll be using a personal device to work or study within UCLA Health.
Due to the sensitive nature of data within UCLA Health, accessing our network requires the installation of security applications, a Virtual Private Network (VPN), and/or the use of My Desktop. Our recommendations and minimum computing requirements are meant to provide a general guideline on which computer configurations work best in our environment given the security requirements.
Windows device requirements:
|OS||Windows 10 Professional||Windows 10 Enterprise/Education|
|Peripherals||Microphone + Webcam||Microphone + Webcam supporting Windows Hello|
|Office Version||Office 2016||Office 365|
|Full Disk Encryption||Checkpoint (without TPM)||Bitlocker (with TPM)|
Mac OS device requirements:
|OS||Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave)||Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave) or newer|
|Office Version||Office 2019||Office 365|
|Full Disk Encryption||Self-encrypt with Filevault||Self-encrypt with Filevault|
Supported browser for UCLA Health IT is Chrome Enterprise.
Applications and websites requiring Internet Explorer 11 have transitioned to using Microsoft Edge with Internet Explorer mode enabled for faster and more secure browsing.
Cornerstone trainings require Chrome to ensure completion of training is accurately tracked.