At Olivet University, technology plays an important part in a student's ability to communicate with administration, faculty, and fellow students. Accordingly, all students must have access to a computer with the minimum specifications set forth below.
All students must be familiar with Microsoft Word, at minimum*. To enroll in classes online, students must also have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements:
* Microsoft Word is required to submit all assignments. In addition, some classes might require use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have the required software before enrolling in a course.
Participation in Olivet University 's online programs also requires an Internet Service Provider (ISP). An ISP supplies access to the Internet for a monthly fee. Selection of an ISP provides access to a software installation package, user name, password, email address, and one or more telephone access numbers. In many areas cable TV and digital telephone services offer high-speed Internet access.