Computer system requirements
To run a system check, go to your Desire2Learn login page and click on "Please click here for a System Check before you login."
To complete an online degree program or take courses completely from your home computer, your computer system will need to meet some basic minimum requirements to be able to use Desire2Learn, our online learning management system.
|Operating System||Windows 7 or higher|
|Office Suite||Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013|
|Processor||Intel Core i5 processor or higher|
|Hard Drive||160 GB hard drive or larger|
|RAM||4 GB required|
|CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive||Required|
|USB Flash Drive||Strongly Recommended ? 1GB+|
When you enroll in a program or course with a specific school, check with that school for additional options and requirements (e.g., Microsoft Word is required by many online instructors) specific to online learning.
- Desire2Learn Support Site. The requirements listed above change with technology. Check here for additional up-to-date information regarding both system recommendations and requirements for the Desire2Learn learning management system.