Courses are hosted on the Canvas LMS. It is the student’s responsibility to have access to a computer that meets or exceeds the minimum requirements needed to participate before the end of the add/drop period. Each instructor and course may define additional requirements, eLabs software, or engineering apps.

  • Video Playback: Requirements Check
  • A high-speed internet connection (15+ Mbps or faster is recommended – Speedtest)
  • Sound card and speakers (headphones recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player (required for slower connections)
  • Firefox is the recommended browser
  • Mobile devices: Supported devices
  • Note: Some ISP’s block access to video streaming due to firewalls set by network administrators. This often includes public Wi-Fi hotspots, e.g., libraries, hotels or coffee shops.
  • Windows 8.1 or Macintosh OS X 10.10 (or higher)
  • 1GB of RAM recommended
  • 6GB or more hard drive (1GB of free disc space recommended)
  • FIU Student Email Access: PantherMail
  • Sound card and speakers (headphones recommended)
  • Anti-virus software (McAfee)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Reader
  • JavaScript