Online Studies System Requirements

Students enrolling in online studies programs use Blackboard for delivery of all courses and services. Online students complete an extensive online orientation course prior to starting their first online course.

System Requirements

In order for students to successfully access Blackboard from their home computers, they should have access to Microsoft Office 2007 or higher and will need the following:

  1. Operating Systems: (Any of the following): Windows Vista, or 8.1; Mac OSX 10.5 or 10.6
  2. Browsers (Any of following): Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11 for Windows, Firefox 31, 32, Chrome 37, and Safari 6, 7, and 8. Must have Java 7 and JavaScript & Cookies must be enabled.
  3. Media plugins: Free Adobe Flash, Acrobat Reader.

Additional Items

Certain courses require students to record themselves using a form of video and audio.