Technical Requirements

Systems Requirements:

Browser & Operating Systems: Make sure you are using a recommended operating system and browser that work best with Blackboard. This link will take you to the official Blackboard website that will list the requirements: https://blackboard.secure.force.com/publickbarticleview?id=kAB700000008Oom

Java:  https://www.java.com/en/download/ 

QuickTime: This software is needed to view videos. Download a free version here:  http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/index.html

Adobe Reader: This software is needed to view PDF documents. Some of the TWS-VRS forms are in this format so you will need this software in order to view.  Download a free version here:  https://get.adobe.com/reader/ 

Microsoft Word and or Excel: Some assignments will require you to have access to this software. Some of the TWS-VRS forms are in this format so you will need this software in order to view.

Weekend Maintenance: Blackboard Learn is unavailable every Saturday night from 11:00pm until 2:00am CDT Sunday morning for system maintenance.