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Blackboard Requirements

Minimum Computer Requirements for Blackboard Use

The information below provides the minimum requirements for a computer, Windows and MAC, to run Blackboard online content: 

PC Laptop Requirements (including tablets)

    • Intel Core i3 processor minimum, i5 or better preferred
    • Windows 10, 64-bit
    • 8 GB of RAM minimum, 16 GB or more preferred
    • 256 GB hard drive, SSD preferred
    • Wireless Ethernet (802.11 g/n), wired ethernet access (recommended)
    • Antivirus software installed (recommended)
    • Three-year warranty (recommended) 

Apple Laptop Requirements:

    • Intel M3 dual core minimum, i5 dual core or better preferred
    • 4 GB of RAM minimum, 8 GB or more preferred
    • Mac OS 10.12 (Sierra) or newer
    • 256 GB storage minimum, 512 GB preferred
    • 12" or larger screen/monitor
    • Wireless Ethernet (802.11 g/n), Wired ethernet access (recommended)
    • Antivirus software installed (recommended)
    • AppleCare three-year warranty (recommended)

Please be aware that there may be specific hardware/software requirements depending on the program. Make sure to check with your school or department to learn about those requirements.

Additional requirements for distance/online programs

If you are a distance student, there may also be additional computer requirements needed to ensure access to your online courses. Use the web pages below to contact your program to make sure you have the necessary hardware or software: