System Requirements

System Requirements for eClass

Before you begin taking online courses or face-to-face courses that heavily utilize eClass, check these recommended system requirements.

eClass requires industry-standard PC hardware components. Please ensure your system meets or exceeds the recommended baseline system recommendations. Contact us if you have any additional questions or specific needs.

Operating Systems Recommended
         Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8, 10
         Mac Mac OS 10.4.8+ (Intel-based)   (PPC-based NOT supported)
Processor 1.8 GHz or higher
Memory 4 Gigabytes
Network Bandwidth 1+ Mbps internet connection*
Applications Microsoft Silverlight 2.0+, Macromedia Flash 11+
Supported Browsers**        Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9+
Optimum Browser Google Chrome***

* If you are experiencing problems in the browser you are using, try using one of the other browsers from the list.
** For online only courses you need to have dedicated access to an internet connection. Access via a library or public internet will not be sufficient.
** If you are hosting and Adobe Connect session or screen sharing during a session, please use Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Currently Adobe Connect in Chrome does not allow screen sharing.

Additional Requirements

Some courses may have specific requirements beyond the baseline provided above. Any specific requirements should be listed in the course syllabus. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding needs in your course.

Due to recent legislation Southern Adventist University must have authorization from each state in which they wish to offer online education. Check this page for information on your state of residence.