Respondus LockDown Browser


Respondus LockDown Browser is a customized browser that increases the security of test delivery in Canvas. 


Downloading Respondus LockDown Browser

Download the Respondus LockDown Browser to your computer using Internet Explorer for PC users or Safari for Mac Users.
Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are not compatible for downloading the browser.


Using Respondus LockDown Browser

See the "Student Quick Start Guide" for Respondus LockDown Browser.

Watch the video Using Respondus with Canvas.

Computer Requirements for the LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is an application that is installed to your computer.It is also installed on the student computers in Library student labs, rooms 4102 and 4214.


The computer requirements for the Windows version are as follows:

    • Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP,
    • Internet Explorer 7 or higher (configured to the minimum requirements for Blackboard)
    • Windows: 4 MB of free hard disk space

The computer requirements for Macintosh computers are as follows:

    • - Macintosh 10.5 or higher
    • - 3 MB of permanent space on the hard drive
    • - Safari 4.x or higher (configured to the requirements for the learning management system)