To fully participate in online courses, you are expected to have access to a computer that meets the following requirements:
Operating SystemPC: Windows XP or higherMac: Mac OS 10.5 or higher
RAM512 MB minimum; 1 GB recommended
Free Disk Space4 GB or higher
CPUPC: 1.7 GHz or higherMac: PowerMac or higher
BrowserInternet Explorer 8 or 9, Mozilla Firefox 3.6+, Google Chrome 16+, or Safari 4 or 5 (Mac only). International students should consider using Firefox or Safari for best performance.
Plug-insAdobe Acrobat Reader 8 or higherMacromedia Flash Player 9.0 or higherJava Runtime Environment 1.6_13 or higher
Supplementary SoftwareAbility to save documents in a format that can be opened by Microsoft OfficeAbility to view documents created in Microsoft OfficeAnti-virus software
Internet ConnectionBroadband connection (DSL, cable, ISDN, etc.) with consistent high-speed connectivity
Other HardwareSoundcardSpeakers or a headset
Technical support is provided 24/7, 365 days per year via the ulearn Help Desk. View step-by-step instructions for using online learning tools, including ulearn, or communicate with a support representative via phone, chat or email.