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Technology Requirements

Each year, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Academic Computing outlines the technology requirements for students. Overview requirements are provided here. View complete requirements.

Should you need to upgrade your computer software, the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog enables eligible students throughout the University of Wisconsin System to purchase software packages at substantial discounts. Take some time to access the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC).

Minimum Technology Requirements

Component

Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement

Operating System

Windows 7

 

Mac OSX

Internet

Reliable internet service provider, DSL or cable modem recommended

Browser

Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher, Firefox 3.0 or higher, Google Chrome or Safari

Browser Plug-Ins

Java

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Flash Player

Email

You must have the ability to check email from your computer.  Use of UW Oshkosh email account is required.

Office Suites (Windows)

Microsoft Office 2003 (Windows) or newer - Available from www.wisc.edu/wisc.

Office Suites (Macintosh)

Microsoft Office 2004 - Available from www.wisc.edu/wisc.

Multimedia

Monitor capable of 800 x 600 resolution

Sound card and speakers/headphones

Optical drive (i.e. CD drive, CD-RW drive or DVD drive)

Web camera (not required, but recommended)

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