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REQUIREMENTS

Technology Requirements

At Gonzaga University we want your experience to be as effective as possible. We have outlined the technology requirements below to help you be successful in your education goals online.

Please note: Tablets, smartphones, and mobile devices can be used but are not guaranteed to work for every function within the courses.

PC and Mac Requirements for Online Programs

PC Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher
  • CD-ROM drive, DVD-ROM recommended
  • Minimum 2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • 60 GB free space or greater
  • Minimum display resolution of 1024×768
  • High speed broadband or DSL connection that is not through a cellular/satellite network with 2 Mbps minimum for Upload/Download
  • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2010 or newer
  • Virus protection software recommended
  • Headset with microphone

Mac Requirements:

  • Intel based Mac with OS 10.6 or higher
  • CD-ROM drive, DVD-ROM recommended
  • 60 GB hard drive or greater
  • High speed broadband or DSL connection that is not through a cellular/satellite network with 2 Mbps minimum for Upload/Download
  • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2011 or newer
  • Virus protection software recommended
  • Headset with microphone

Browsers

Windows OS Users

  • Mozilla Firefox Current Version
  • Google Chrome Current Version

Mac OS Users

  • Mozilla Firefox Current Version
  • Google Chrome Current Version
  • Apple Current Version

Course Delivery Platform

Gonzaga  uses Blackboard for course delivery.

What is it: Blackboard helps faculty tie in online resources with the classroom experience. With Blackboard, students can receive announcements from professors, locate homework, and even discuss material with other students online.

How do I get access: For Gonzaga’s Blackboard site go to http://learn.gonzaga.edu.

How do I get Training: Please visit our Blackboard 9 Resource page for printed and video tutorials as well as in-house training. Atomic Learning has over 3 1.2 hours of short video Blackboard tutorials available.

Who do I contact if I have problems:  For support contact a Student Services Coordinator at (509) 313-3573 or email guonlinestudentservices@gonzaga.edu . A Student Services Coordinator is available seven days a week to assist you.

Blackboard Mobile Access

Yes, in most cases. Blackboard has an app (Blackboard Mobile Learn) you can download this app on most smart phones and tablets. Click here to visit the Blackboard Mobile Learn site to download. However, we recommend that the majority of the course work be completed on a PC or Mac computer.

Contact Student Services

Available: 7 days a week
M-F 6am-8pm PST
Sat-Sun 7am-4pm PST
Call or Text: (509) 313-3573
Toll Free: (866) 380-5323
Fax: (509) 313-6232
guonlinestudentservices@gonzaga.edu
Upcoming Events

Dates & Deadlines

  • 12/15: Last Day Fall B Classes
  • 12/22 – 12/25:  Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday
  • 12/29 – 1/1: Offices Closed for New Year’s Holiday
  • 1/17/18: First Day Spring A Classes
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