Technical Information

What are the computer requirements for Blackboard?

You will need a computer with internet access, most new computers will work, for a complete list of requirements see Blackboard Learn Technical Requirements.

If you do not have a home computer you can use one of the labs on campus.

What Browser do I need to use?

You can use Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. for a complete list see Blackboard Supported browsers.

It is a good idea to have more than one browser loaded on your computer.

What other software do I need?

Word is required, however the full Office suite is recommended.  Your class may require you to submit Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and/or Power Points.

Are there any other plug-ins, players or viewers I may need?

Your course may require some additional Plug-ins, Players and viewers to view the content in your course.