Technology & Distance Education

Technical Requirements

NOTE: iPads or Tablets are NOT compatible with DSU Online courses.

If you already own a computer:

Minimum PC Requirements Minimum Macintosh Requirements
  • Windows Vista Minimum – Windows 7/8 Preferred
  • 2GB RAM Minimum – 3+ GB Preferred
  • Speakers
  • Macintosh OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
  • Speakers
  • 1 GB RAM

If you are purchasing a computer:

Recommended PC Requirements Recommended Macintosh Requirements
  • Dual core processor or better
  • Windows 7/8
  • Speakers or headset
  • 3 GB RAM (memory) or more
  • MS Office 365 FREE for all DSU students
  • Dual core processor or better
  • Mac OS X v10.7 Lion
  • Speakers or headset
  • 2 GB RAM (memory) or more
  • MS Office 365 FREE for all DSU students

Required Software and Hardware for Online Courses