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You will need access to either a Mac computer running at least OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or a PC running Windows 7/8/10. Users on Windows 10 will have to download the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Internet Access

A reliable, high-speed (cable or broadband) internet connection is required. Students are expected to log into Canvas and check email daily, and will need regular and reliable access to the internet.

Web Browser

Canvas supports the current and first previous major releases of the most commonly used browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, and Safari.


Course-Specific Requirements

There may be additional requirements for hardware and software at the course-level, which will be specified before the course begins. For virtual courses, individual instructors may select a video-conferencing platform (such as Zoom, Google Hangouts, WebEx) to be used to facilitate discussions and virtual lectures.

Getting Help/Support

Technical support is available 24x7. Contact support at 617-627-3376 or email it@tufts.

Please also see our page "Tufts Technology".