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Blackboard Requirements

Minimum Technical Requirements

  • PC computer using Windows XP SP2 or higher or Mac/Apple computer using OS X 10.6 or higher
  • Connection to the Internet , cable, DSL, etc. recommended
  • An Internet browser - (Windows PCs) Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher (recommended), Firefox or Safari Web Browser 4 or higher
  • Email capable of sending attachments - To access MSU email go to
  • Microsoft Office 2003 or higher (or Microsoft Office Viewer); MSU students have access to the full MS Office products online or for download at
  • Browser Plug-Ins: Latest versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and JAVA


Instructors may use proctored examinations in distance education courses. Students are responsible for payment of any proctoring fees if they choose to use a proctor who charges a fee for this service.  Most MSU regional campus centers will proctor exams with appointment.
  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
  • Admissions
    121 E. Second St., Morehead, KY 40351
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Drive, Ashland, KY 41101
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Drive, Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Drive, Prestonsburg, KY 41653
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