Technology Requirements for Online Courses
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Students should always read the course syllabus carefully, or contact the instructor, for specific course requirements.
Students will need to have access to a properly functioning computer and high speed Internet access throughout the semester. The rental/purchase, installation and maintenance of required computer hardware and software is the responsibility of the student.
Student computers need to be capable of running the latest versions of plug-ins, recent software and have the necessary tools to be kept free of viruses and spyware.
Students may access UT's Virtual Computer Lab (VLab) from their computers; students may access VLab remotely and use software in the VLab library:
- UT's Virtual Computer Lab (VLab) is accessible from your computer and may have all the software you need, read more about VLab
- Most on-campus computer labs are also capable of accommodating online courses but students should check specific lab information with the IT Helpdesk (419-530-2400).
- Some courses still require specific software that students may have to purchase -- read the course syllabus carefully.
Use of Public Computers
If using a public library, or other public access computer, students should check to ensure they will have access for the length of time required to complete their tasks and tests.