Successful navigation through an online course requires that your computer’s hardware
and software meet technical specifications. If your computer does not meet the requirements,
technical support may be limited and you may run into problems viewing and using components
of your courses.
Blackboard Learn is a web-based application and will, therefore, work reliably on
almost any computer that is capable of accessing the Internet. Older computers may
run more slowly or may not be able to support some of the media in certain courses.
Suffolk recommends a broadband internet connection such as DSL or Cable for best results
with online courses. Access to a computer with a dial-up connection is an absolute
Internet Cookies: Your web browser needs to be set to allow for cookies from the suny.edu domain. Instructions
for adjusting cookie settings can be found in the SLN Knowledge Base article HOW TO ADJUST BROWSER COOKIE SETTINGS.
Pop-up Blocker: The Pop-up Blocker in your web browser needs to be set to allow pop-up windows from
the sln.suny.edu domain. Instructions for adjusting pop-up settings can be found in
the SLN Knowledge Base article HOW TO ADJUST BROWSER POP-UP BLOCKERS.
Java: Java is required for the use of Blackboard’s Web Equation Editor as well as the Virtual
Classroom and Text Chat. Click to see if you have the LATEST VERSION OF JAVA installed on your computer.