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Application Software

Please note that the School requires that all incoming students have software as follows:

  • Microsoft Office Suite 2007 or newer (Also see Microsoft Office and Pricing)
  • Web browsers (NOTE: These requirements may be subject to change by your instructor)
    • For PC: Internet Explorer v. 8.0 or Firefox v7 or higher are the SLIS recommended Web browsers with cookies and JavaScript enabled for PC users. Firefox Users: Note that MySJSU is only officially compatible with Firefox 7. However, MySJSU has been tested using up to Firefox 10 without any issues. No compatibility information is available at this time for Firefox 11, 12, or 13. Chrome Users: Chrome is not officially compatible with MySJSU. Chrome users may need to switch to IE or Firefox when accessing MySJSU.
    • For Mac: Safari v.5 or Firefox v7  or higher are the SLIS recommended Web browsers for Mac users. Chrome Users: Chrome is not officially compatible with MySJSU. Chrome users may need to switch to Safari or Firefox when accessing MySJSU.
  • Adobe Reader v. X or XI (Adobe Reader XI is strongly recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player (Latest version)
  • Microsoft Silverlight (Mac and Windows)
  • QuickTime (see Instructions for Downloading QuickTime)
  • RealPlayer Basic (see RealPlayer download instructions)
  • MS Office 2007 users may also need Microsoft Office 2007 Save As PDF Add–in (Converts MS Office files to PDF format.)
     
  • Blackboard IM (aka Blackboard Collaborate Enterprise IM): Students are required to download and install the Blackboard IM client software.

    First you must activate your Blackboard IM account (Blackboard Collaborate - IM Getting Started). Then you may download the Blackboard IM client software by logging into the Web portal at: Blackboard IM Sign In page

Web Browsers and Cookies

Please make sure that your web browser is configured to accept cookies. Several SLIS server programs require the usage of cookies in order to function correctly.

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