NVU Online Technology Requirements
NVU Online courses require you to use the Canvas learning management system (as of fall 2019) on a weekly basis throughout the term. In order to ensure that you can access your course content in Canvas without problems, you should comply with the following technical requirements. Failure to meet these standards means that NVU technical support may not be able to help you resolve any technical issues that may arise.
|Operating System||Windows 7 and newer
Mac OSX 10.6 and newer*
Linux – chromeOS*For students taking Live Online Classes, a minimum of Mac OSX 10.9 is required
|Browser||Always upgrade to the latest version:
*For students taking Live Online Classes, a minimum of 2.0 Mbps is required
|Adobe Reader||The latest version of Adobe Reader: https://get.adobe.com/reader/|
|MS Office||MS Office 365
NVU students and employees can download Office 365 for free:
Note: Users with Chromebooks will need to use the web-based version of Microsoft tools.