Online Classroom Technical Requirements

General technical requirements for using UMUC's online classroom include

Additional technical requirements are available for UMUC's learning environment

  • LEO (Learning Experience Online)

Some academic programs have additional technical requirements. Students should consult the section on the degree program they are considering.

Note: Technical requirements are subject to change.


Online classes are accessible using a variety of Web browsers. Google Chrome is typically the most reliable browser for using LEO. The following popular browsers are available for free download

Internet Access

Students are responsible for their own Internet access and a high-speed connection is recommended.

E-Mail Account

All UMUC students are required to provide an active e-mail account where they can receive messages from the University. Students may use their UMUC e-mail address, or they may use a personal, work, or other e-mail address.