Information and download links for recommended browsers:
These useful tools may be downloaded or used for free from 3rd party websites. Choose the version that is appropriate for your computer. Your instructor may let you know if any of these tools might be useful for your course.
Please Note - Be careful when installing or updating applications. Sometimes an unwanted toolbar or extra program may install also by default unless you deselect the options.
Your instructor will let you know if you will be using any specific course content resources with your course. The publisher or content provider may have specific technical requirements to check if your system is compatible.
Links to just a few of the course content system requirements webpages:
Protect your computer from viruses and malware. There are good free options available such as Microsoft Security Essentials and others that can help you stay safe online.
Mediasite videos are used by some instructors in their courses. To view these videos, you may need to add a free Silverlight plug-in from Microsoft and adjust some browser settings:
Internet Explorer- you may get a firewall warning, even when on-campus, prompting you to allow access.
Chrome- not currently recommended; likely will not work at all.
Firefox- Version 52 and newer likely will not work at all. Version 51 (on-campus older version) you will need to enable/activate the plugin - Silverlight.
Safari- enable/activate/install or update the plugin / Silverlight.