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Tech Requirements

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SNL Online courses are delivered on Desire2Learn (D2L) and are designed to make your online learning experience rich and rewarding.

For full access to the content and media in your course, you must be able to download and install programs on your computer (typically Flash Player and Acrobat Reader), and you'll need to meet minimum technical specifications wherever you plan to login.

Computer Requirements

Information services developed this list of recommendations for laptops. It’s a good guideline for desktop computers too.

Internet

​​Access to high-speed network connection

Browser

D2L supports the following browsers. Note the following:

  • Ensure that your browser has JavaScript and Cookies enabled.
  • For desktop systems, you must have Adobe Flash Player 10.1 or greater.

Desktop/Laptop Support

Browser

Supported Browser Version(s)

Microsoft Internet Explorer

10, 11

Mozilla Firefox

Latest

Google Chrome

Latest

Apple Safari

6.0

Tablet and Mobile Support

Device

Operating System

Browser

Supported Browser Version(s)

Android

Android 4

Android

Latest

Apple*

iOS 6, 7, 8

Safari

Latest

Microsoft Surface

Windows 8

Internet Explorer

11

BlackBerry (mobile only)

BlackBerry 7, 10

BlackBerry

Latest

*Note: Apple mobile devices will not display Flash-based video.

Software

Microsoft Office or Office 365

Office ​365 ProPlus​ is free to currently enrolled students. 

Some courses require additional software. See DePaul’s Software page for availability and discounts. ​​​