You’ll need a reliable internet connection to take courses online.
Connecting at home? If you don’t already have access to the internet at home, contact a local Internet Service Provider (ISP) to set up your service before classes start.
- Recommended: LAN (local area network), cable, or DSL (digital subscriber line) connection. These hardwired connections are generally the most stable.
- NOT Recommended: Dial-up, satellite, or wireless internet connections. These are generally less stable than hardwired connections.
- Make sure you have the most recent version of your internet browser (Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, etc.)
- Disable pop-up blockers. Many of our online courses use pop-up content. Here are directions to manage pop-ups: Microsoft Edge • Firefox • Google Chrome
Connecting at work? Check with your IT department to ensure that you may access course materials from your company’s network.
These are the minimum requirements for your computer.
You will need: Monitor, printer, keyboard, mouse, and USB ports
Intel i-Series (i3, i5, i7, i9+) or equivalent
At least: 8 GB
Hard Drive Space
Adequate drive space for courses selected
Internet access to your personal Huntington Junior College e-mail address
Microsoft Office Software
- Word processor software such as Microsoft Word
- Database processing software such as Microsoft Access
- Spreadsheet-capable software such as Microsoft Excel
To be successful, you also need to be prepared to engage in online learning.
For example, do you:
- Use a computer every day?
- Have access to technical support?
- Use e-mail every day?
- Know how to download software?
- Know how to upload files to the internet?
Also consider your comfort level with the idea of working on your own, interacting with classmates only online, and other aspects unique to online learning.
We Can Help
Our staff is eager to walk you through the technical requirements of online learning and make sure you know what to expect. After you complete your application, we’ll schedule an enrollment counseling session and work with you one-on-one to answer your questions.
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