Technical requirements for taking online/hybrid courses

Hardware and software required for taking online or hybrid courses.

As online or hybrid courses will be conducted 100% or over 30% online, you will need these hardware and software applications:

  • a computer at home.
  • a broadband internet connection from home.
  • a web browser such as FireFox, Chrome.
  • a CUNY Portal/Blackboard account (what is CUNY Portal/Blackboard account?)
  • a York College email also called Live at York email (what is Live at York email?)
  • a word processing software such as MS-Word.
  • other hardware or software required by your course instructor such as a headset, a spreadsheet application (e.g. MS-Excel). See your course syllabus for detailed technical requirements for your course.