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Desire2Learn Technical Specifications

Below are technical specifications for computers when using Desire2Learn, Respondus, Respondus LockDown Browser, or Respondus Monitor.

Online Education Support strongly recommends using a desktop or laptop computer for taking or building any Desire2Learn course. Mobile devices are used primarily for viewing materials in Desire2Learn.

Supported Native Browsers

Windows: Edge, Internet Explorer 11 (in maintenance)
Mac: Safari (latest version)
For both Macs and Windows machines, an additional browser is recommended.

Supported Alternate Browsers

Firefox (latest version)
Chrome (latest version)

Operating Systems

Windows: Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
Mac: OSX (latest version)

Mobile operating systems tablet/phone

Android (latest version)
iOS (latest version)

Desire2Learn Faculty and Student training is located within Desire2Learn. Access Desire2Learn and go to your My Home. For student training, select Online Student Resource Center, then select Desire2Learn Orientation. Faculty will have an additional option from their D2L homepage labeled Faculty D2L Training. Additional D2L help documents can be accessed through the D2L Help Files link at the top.

If you have questions regarding this information please contact Online Education Support by emailing anytime or by calling 785-670-2381.


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Email ITS Support

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Visit the Help Desk
Located in Bennett, Room 104

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