Technology Requirements

Basic minimum requirements to being a college student include:

  • Access to a desktop, laptop or tablet computer (Chromebooks are not recommended).
  • High-speed Internet access.
  • Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Available free to SRC students).
  • ​Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Ability to download documents.
  • Web Browser to access student email and Canvas (Chrome, Firefox, Safari recommended)
  • Ability to participate in virtual classrooms via computer or cell phone (i.e. Google Meet)

**It’s important to check your class syllabus for technology requirements as each class may have different requirements.


Proctored Tests

Testing requirements may include:

  • Access to a laptop or desktop computer (Chromebooks or other tablets will not work).
  • High-speed internet access. Speed should be between 0.092 - 0.244 Mbps. You can test your internet speed using www.speedtest.net (hotspots not recommended).
  • Webcam (internal or external).
  • Microphone (internal or external).

** The use of proctoring software is not required for all exams. It’s important to check your class syllabus for testing requirements as each class may have different requirements.