Technical Requirements

Required for all courses

  • Computer or laptop (must be able to access internet and have audio speakers)

  • High-speed internet access

  • An e-mail account (you will be given a UCI e-mail account for use)

  • Web Browser (it is recommended to update to the latest versions of Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Google Chrome for the best compatibility)

Required for some courses and advanced features

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader

  • Adobe Flash Player

  • Microsoft Office

  • Headset with Microphone

  • Webcam

Additional hardware or software may be required for your online course. Please check with your instructor or review the enrollment confirmation for any additional requirements. For technical and other questions and issues, please email the UCI Academic Web Technologies team at