browser Browser
  • MyCC requires a specific browser and/or software for online coursework.
  • Using the incorrect browser may cause course content to display improperly or not at all. It’s all about compatibility.

browser Browsers that work well include:

The internet browsers that work with MyCC are:

applications Application Software

Consult Microsoft Office help and training – for additional help using Microsoft Office. Check with your instructor for information on downloads that may be available at no cost from your institution. For example, Microsoft Office may be available at no charge to you.

plugin Plug-ins

In addition to having the necessary software, oftentimes additional plugins are needed to ensure compatibility with other media such as animations, sound clips, or PDFs. Some of the common plugins include:

These are free downloads. Always check and keep your browser, plugins and other software up to date. 

internet speed Internet Connection - Speed Test

Your internet connection is one of the most important components to achieve a rewarding online experience.  A slow internet connection may cause the MyCC to timeout or limit access to course materials. 

  • See the minimum specification below for your High-Speed Broadband service.
  • An internet speed test is provided below to check both upload and download speeds.

High-Speed Broadband 1.5+ MB/s (WiFi)

Internet Speed Test –

Using public internet connections (restaurants, public libraries) may cause the learning management system to timeout or have limited access to the course and materials. These same type connections may also restrict access  due to security limitations.


hardware Hardware Requirements

Computing devices used to successfully complete online course work should be reviewed and checked against minimum technical specifications. The devices should be reliable with an up-to-date operating system.  The internet connection should be at least a broadband service and reliable.

Hardware Specifications:

  • Processor (Central Processing Unit) 2 GHz + 
  • RAM (Random Access Memory) 4 GB +
  • Storage (Hard Drive) 250 GB (minimum)
  • Monitor minimum resolution (1280 x 1024)
  • Video Graphics Card 
  • Keyboard and Mouse

peripherals Computer Peripherals:  

  • Speakers
  • Headphones – (Noise-cancelling headset is recommended)
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
  • Public access computers may not allow access to web cameras.

software Software Requirements

checkSystem Check

operating systemOperating System Requirements

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