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Tech Specs

Minimum Technical Requirements

The requirements listed below are needed to participate in an online or hybrid course. Additional hardware and software as required by a department or instructor.

  • PC or Mac Computer
  • Windows 7 or later
  • MacOS 10.11 or later
  • Internet access
  • Webcam with microphone

Web Browser

Word Processing Software

Common Downloads and Settings

There will be downloads and plug-ins you will need in order to ensure a successful online learning experience, including:

Web Browser Settings

UTSA currently uses the learning management system, Blackboard Learn. Blackboard Learn is a user-friendly online learning environment that provides instructors with the ability to present online and hybrid course content in an organized and simple to navigate manner. Blackboard Learn relies on your Internet browser to display content. It is important that you configure your browser correctly so it will function properly.