Student Technology Checklist

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Use our Student Technology Checklist to make sure you’re up-to-speed on the following tech tips and requirements.

Get Your Hardware, Software and Internet Connection Prepared

  • Review important Technical Requirements & Skills for accessing your courses in eLearn
  • Additional Items to have for Virtual and Zoom classes:
    • Headset with a microphone or speakers and a stand alone microphone (If you will be connecting while you are in a room with background noise, like a computer lab or busy home setting, a headset is necessary)
    • Webcam — your device (regardless if they are desktops, laptops, tablets, or a combination thereof) is recommended to have at least a dual-core processor or better and four (4) gigabytes (GB) of RAM to run your webcam (and Zoom) well. For webcams, we recommend USB models with at least 720p resolution
  • Submit a student technology checkout request if needed (for items such as jet packs, laptops, or webcams)
  • Make sure you have reliable internet connectivity
  • Install software on your device:

Get Your Files and Technology Resources Organized


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