Minimum Technology Requirements for Students

Computer Requirements

  • Macintosh or Windows computer
  • Review our Troubleshooting page
  • The latest version of Java 
  • The latest version of QuickTime
  • The latest version of Adobe Reader 
  • Current word processing software
  • A headset microphone
  • A webcam

Browser Requirements

  • Internet Explorer or Firefox for Windows computers
  • Firefox or Safari for Apple computers

Internet Access

  • Broadband Internet connection is required. Examples of broadband Internet connection are high-speed DSL or a Cable modem.
  • Use of Goucher e-mail is highly recommended