Technical Requirements


For students taking online classes we recommend having daily access to a computer, tablet or mobile device.  Limited laptops are available to eLearning students for check out. Note: BusTc classes and BUSTC 105 require the use of a PC. 

Computer specifications


The Canvas app is the mobile version of Canvas that helps you stay current with your courses anywhere you go. Download the Canvas by Instructure app on Android and iOS devices.

Download Canvas by Instructure Android device

Download Canvas by Instructure iOS device


We highly recommend updating to the most current version of your preferred browser: 




Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge

Office 365 

If you do not have Microsoft Office, here is some information about getting Office 365 ProPlus for students.

Internet access

You'll need a reliable connection to the Internet for online courses. If you are accessing online classes from campus here are some resources:

Campus Wi-Fi map

Computer Labs



Flash is required for recording or viewing audio/video. Other than these features, Flash is not required for most areas of Canvas. Please note that some browsers may no longer support Flash.

The Java plug-in is required for screen sharing in Conferences. Please note that some browsers do not support Java.