Basic Computer Requirements

Students are responsible for checking device compatibility prior to starting classes as well as keeping their software updated.

Hardware:

  • Display: Minimum 11″ screen. Some applications will not run correctly on 9″ sized “Netbook” computers.
  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.8 or higher; Windows 7 or Windows 10.
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or better (or equivalent AMD CPU).
  • Memory: 4GB RAM or more
  • WiFi Adapter

Additional Hardware Information:

  • Do NOT use and iPad, Chromebook, tablet, or mobile device as your only method of completing an online course.
  • Computers running Windows 10 in S Mode will NOT work.

Network Connectivity:

A stable internet connection is required.

  • A cellular or mobile hotspot will NOT be enough to fulfill this requirement and may cause issues with video streaming on Moodle.

Software:

Must have at least one of the following web browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 10+, Microsoft Edge or Safari (on Apple devices)

  • Moodle specifically recommends Mozilla Firefox, which is available for both Windows and Apple devices.