Technical requirements

Technical requirements

The following are the minimum technical requirements to access Conestoga Online full-time programs. Individual programs or courses may have additional system requirements. Please refer to your program handbook, or course requirements for additional guidance. 

Internet access

  • Courses are best viewed with high-speed internet and a reliable internet connection
  • Ensure that JavaScript and cookies are enabled in your browser
  • Perform a system check to ensure cookies and JavaScript are enabled


The latest version of browsers on the following systems are supported. Perform a system check to ensure your browser is compatible. 

monitor iconDesktop 

Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, and Safari 

mobile iconTablets and mobile 

Tablets and mobile devices are sufficient to access content and communication features, but some online assessments will require that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer. 

Apple iOS for iPhone and iPad: Apple Safari 

Android: Google Chrome 

Online proctoring 

Some courses may use online proctoring for tests. If an instructor chooses to enable this service in your course, the following additional requirements must be met: 

  • Windows: 10, 8, 7
  • Mac: OS X 10.12 or higher
  • Web camera (internal or external) and microphone 

    Technical support 

    eConestoga has partnered with D2L Support to provide 24/7 assistance to faculty and students. Email, phone, and chat assistance can be accessed through the support portal. 

    Additional info

    For more information on technical requirements, visit our IT home page

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