Technology Requirements for Online Learning

Hardware and Software Requirements for Online Learning. To ensure your success as a California Intercontinental University student, you should be proficient in using Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, and adapt to using new software.
Minimum Recommended
PC User:
Intel Core i3 Processor, Windows® 10, 2GB RAM.
Intel Core i5 Procesor, Windows 11 or greater, 8GB RAM.
Mac User:
macOS 11 Big Sur.
The latest version of macOS.
High Speed Internet:
5 Mbps Download / 3Mbps Upload.
20 Mbps Download / 10Mbps Upload.
Web Browser:
Google Chrome version 95.0
The latest version of Google Chrome.
Productivity Software:
Microsoft Office - Provided by CIU.
Microsoft Office - Provided by CIU.
PDF Reader:
Adobe Acrobat 17.
Adobe Acrobat 20 (or greater).
Email Access.
Email Access.

Proctored Exam Requirements for Accredited Degrees:


A webcam with 1280×720 video pixel resolution

Headphones or working speakers connected to the computer.

A microphone connected to the computer.