Technical Specs for Online Students

A valid Salem State email address is mandatory. This can be forwarded to your personal email address, but it must be set up.

You can activate you Salem State emil account by logging into Navigator 

Minimum PC Specifications

Pentium M, Centrino or AMD processor (1.50ghz)
30 GB HD
512MB RAM
CD-RW/Floppy Drive or memory stick, and/or DVD Combo drive
Connection of at least 56K, Cable, DSL or wireless connection preferred
Minimum operating system of Windows XP
Antivirus software
Microsoft Office Profession is recommended
Individual courses may require specific software or hardware

Minimum Macintosh Specifications

30 GB HD
Combo Drive
512MB RAM
Connection of at least 56K, Cable, DSL or wireless connection preferred
Minimum operating system of 10.1
Antivirus software
OS X is recommended
Individual courses may require specific software or hardware

Additional Requirements

Web browser
View a list of supported browsers or run a browser check
Pop ups are used within WebCT. Your pop-up blocker must be turned off when you are in your course.
Some courses may require you to download RealPlayer (free version), Flash Player, QuickTime Player, or PowerPoint Viewer.
You should not use a beta or preview versions or a different web browser software. The web browser must allow session cookies from the domain salemstate.edu.
Word processing software that can save files in Microsoft® Word 6.0 or Rich Text Format (RTF).
Course specific software or hardware may be required. Check with your instructor for specifications.
You will find a printer helpful.