System Requirements

Sufficient technology and Internet access is required to complete online classes. The basic technology requirements for online students is outlined below. Note: Even if students are not taking online classes, access to a computer and the internet is required to access information about your student’s courses and progress through the Bridgeway Learning Center.

Basic Technical Requirements:

  • PC or Mac, Standard laptops, desktops, iPads are supported
  • Operating System: Windows 7 or Newer; Mac OS X
  • High speed Internet connection (Cable, DSL)
  • Chrome is the preferred browser for the online curriculum
  • A camera and speakers are necessary for the “live” classes.

A program to create and edit documents online will be needed. The standard program students use is Microsoft Office; however, the students do not need to purchase the program if they do not already have it. Free alternatives like OpenOffice or Google docs can be used as well.