Undergraduate Technology Requirements

Students applying to Bryan University are required to have a laptop or desktop computer* that meets minimum requirements. High-speed Internet service with a minimum of 1.2 Mbps down and .6 Mbps up is required (1.5 Mbps down and 1.5 Mbps up is recommended). Students will be responsible for taking proper care of their school-issued VoIP headset and webcam.

All enrollees will be required to pass a computer assessment. To participate in an online class, the student should have knowledge of and be able to:

  • Log on to an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and use the World Wide Web to locate information.
  • Send and receive emails and attachments.
  • Set up audio and video capability with a computer using a USB headset and Webcam.
  • Use word-processing programs such as Microsoft Word®.
  • Download, save, and browse files.

As an added precaution, the university recommends students have access to a spare computer and alternative Internet access in case of severe technical issues incurred by viruses, hardware failure, etc. It is also advisable to regularly back up computer systems to an external drive.

*Computers are the sole property and responsibility of students, and Bryan University cannot be held liable for damage to students’ computers or other hardware and software.