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Technical Requirements

Hardware and Operating System:

  • Desktop or laptop computer (smartphones and tablets are not supported)
  • 2 GHz processor or higher
  • 2 GB of RAM or higher
  • 100 MB of available hard disk space (some courses may require more)
  • A DVD-ROM drive and a USB flash drive
  • Broadband Internet Service Provider (examples: Comcast, Wide Open West, AT&T)
  • Operating System
    • Windows XP SP3 or higher
    • - OR -
    • Apple Mac OS X 10.6.

Web Browser:

  • One of the following web browsers:
  • To work properly with Canvas your browser must be configured to:
    • Accept Cookies
    • Have JavaScript enabled
    • Display pop-up windows

Recommended Software:

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) or LibreOffice
  • Adobe Flash (Free)
  • Java 8.0 or higher (Free)
  • Canvas mobile app (AndroidiOS)
  • Special software may be required for certain courses