Current Students

Technical Requirements

To participate in an online course, you will need a newer model (Windows or Macintosh) computer, a recent version of at least two web browsers, a 'high-speed' internet connection (does not have to be in the home), and basic computer skills. A student may have to access and/or download large class files. The following is the suggested minimum computer system requirements:

Hardware Requirements for Laptop and Desktop

  • Windows 7 or Macintosh OS X ( (10.7 - Lion) or higher Operating System
  • CPU (Processor) speed of 2.4 GHz or faster
  • 4 gigabyte (GB) RAM (1 dimm recommended)
  • 20 GB available hard disk space (Storage)
  • High speed Internet access (cable, DSL, etc.)
  • DVD/CD-ROM required
  • Minimum 1 USB 3.0 port recommended

Software Requirements

* Available on the IUware DVD from the IU East Bookstore ($5), or for free (with IU login) through http://iuware.iu.edu

Guidlines for Mobile Technology

  • Camera: 2.0 M Pixel Camera (or higher)
  • Web conferencing ability (such as Facetime or Skype)
  • Wireless: WLAN 802.11 b/g/n@2.4GHz and/or Bluetooth V3.0 (or higher)
  • CPU (Processor) speed of1 GHz or faster
  • 16 GB available hard disk space (Storage) at minimum
  • Compatible with iPad 2 Apps Recommended

Technical Difficulties

Contact the IT Help Desk at iueitsup@indiana.edu or by calling 765-973-8375. Most problems can be resolved in less than 24 hours. If there is a system-wide service problem, you will receive email notices regarding the problems and its resolution.