Technical Requirements

Ensure that your computer has the appropriate requirements for full functionality for the online courses.

Computer System

  • For PC computers: Pentium 4 (Pentium i3 or better recommended). Windows XP Operating System (or better).
  • For Macintosh computers: OS X
  • 3 GB of RAM (or more)
  • 1 GB of free disk space (or more)
  • Internet access via direct network connection (high-speed BROADBAND access) is highly recommended. Dial-up access will NOT WORK, and satellite access will be problematic.
  • Sound card and speakers or headset
  • Printer (optional)

Browser Requirements

  • Firefox: minimum version 25.0 or recommended latest –
  • Internet Explorer: minimum version 9 recommended latest (available on your desktop). Note: Version 10 is required for drag-and-drop upload of content from outside the browser into Moodle
  • Safari: minimum version 6 recommended latest
  • Google Chrome: minimum version 30.0 recommended latest
  • Opera: minimum version 9 recommended latest Note: may not support all functionality in the online learning platform.

All browsers should have Cookies, Java, and Pop-ups enabled (Pop-up blocker must be turned off).

Additional Software Requirements (download latest versions)

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