Computer Requirements

To use the MyWay at UMHB systems, a student must have a minimum of the following:

  1. A reliable Internet connection (minimum download speed of 2Mbps and upload speed of 1Mbps)
  2. A desktop or laptop computer manufactured within the last five years with an operating system (Windows, Mac, or Linux) capable of running the required software listed below
  3. One or more of the following modern web browsers:
    • Mozilla Firefox (Recommended)
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple Safari (Mac OS only)
    • Windows Edge
  4. A modern office productivity suite (e.g. Microsoft Office, Apache OpenOffice, LibreOffice . . .)
  5. Sound card with speakers and microphone (external or built-in)
  6. Webcam (external or built-in)
  7. The following multimedia apps/plugins:
    • PDF reader software (e.g. Adobe Reader, Apple Preview, Foxit Reader, Windows Reader App . . .)
    • Adobe Flash Player
    • Apple Quicktime
    • Java
    • Webex
  8. We recommend you have an up-to-date anti-virus program.
MyWay at UMHB students are solely responsible for their choices of hardware and software.  The University highly recommends that students arrange for the regular backup of their data and academic work product.  Credit cannot be given for work which is lost due to technical problems.