What are the technology requirements?

OSU Continuing and Professional Education courses utilize Canvas for all course instruction, discussions and assignments.

It’s always recommended to use the most up-to-date versions of operating systems and have a reliable internet connection. Canvas still runs with the minimum specifications, but you may experience slower loading times.

Screen Size

  • Canvas is best viewed at a minimum resolution of 800x600. If you want to view Canvas on a device with a smaller screen, we recommend using the Canvas mobile app.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and newer 
  • Mac OS X 10.6 and newer
  • Linux - Chromium OS

Mobile Operating System Native App Support

  • iOS 7 and newer (versions vary by device)
  • Android 4.2 and newer

Computer Speed and Processor

  • Use a computer five years old or newer when possible
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 2GHz processor