What are the technology requirements for the online learning platform?

Patten University requires the following technical specifications to ensure that students can successfully take proctored examinations and complete their coursework.  If you have questions, contact us at support@patten.edu

  • Computer that runs at least Windows XP (Windows 7 or later recommended) or Mac OS X (or higher), with at least 1024 MB of RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Webcam (resolution at least 640 x 480 with 1280x720 recommended)
  • Computer microphone (Many webcams have built in microphones.)
  • Computer speakers or headphones
  • Reliable high-speed Internet connection of at least 3 Mbps.
  • Microsoft Office with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint or equivalent software to include word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation (slide) capability.
  • Google Chrome web browser (most current version) with Adobe Flash Player installed. Adobe Flash Player is a free download from adobe.com.
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