Student
Support

Your student support team is here for you, from the technical support team to your academic advisor, to your attentive faculty, and the members of your cohort— everyone in the UConn Online MBA program is here to support you along your journey.

Advising Resources

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Need guidance on the curriculum or just have questions  about the UConn Online MBA program? Your advisor will be your main point of contact for 1:1 support to ensure you have everything you need. We want you to be 100% comfortable with prerequisites, course requirements, scheduling, and all your various daily needsfrom enrollment to graduation.

Join Husky CT

HuskyCT is your one stop shop for UConn essentials. With 24/7 tech support, HuskyCT, which stands for “Husky Course Tools," is UConn's learning management system. Your instructors will use a HuskyCT site to post course materials, online assignments, discussion forums, tests, and grades using Blackboard Learn. Additionally, when you join your virtual community, you will be informed about important UConn Online MBA-related announcements, program information, and all things OMBA.

“We have tackled the technological challenges of online education and equipped our outstanding faculty with the tools to deliver a 100% ONLINE MBA the RIGHT WAY.”  – Dean John A. Elliott

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Technical Support

UConn Online MBA’s technology support services were designed with your online learning needs in mind. This means you get quality online student experience, complete with a tech support team in place to address common challenges typically experienced by online students.

Technical Requirements

To have the best possible experience, please review our recommended technical specifications for your laptop or desktop computer.

Here’s What You’ll Need for Your Computer Setup

  • Desktop or laptop computer running Windows 10, or Mac OS Catalina
  • Internal or external speakers for audio
  • Webcam and Microphone (either built in or external)
  • Internet Access (Broadband required)

Recommended Device Specifications

Here are our recommended technical specifications to ensure the most success with the program:

Processor: Intel core i5 or equivalent AMD processor

RAM: 16GB

Storage: 512GB

Peripherals: 1080p web cam and a headset

Network speed: 25Mbps down/8MBps up

OS: Windows 10 update 20H2 or Mac OS Big Sur

Browser: Google Chrome 80+ or Microsoft Edge 88+

Minimum Device Specifications

Please be aware that your experience with the synchronous sessions and course-required software may be adversely affected using devices at these specs.

Processor: Intel core i3 or equivalent AMD processor

RAM: 8 GB

Storage: 256GB

Peripherals:720p built in camera and mic

Network speed: 10Mbps down/5Mbps up

OS: Windows 10 or Mac OS Catalina

Browser: Google Chrome 63+ or Microsoft Edge 42+

Tips From Your IT team

Update your device software

Please make sure your laptop is up to date with the latest OS updates and browser updates. Please click the link here for guides on how to update your OS and browser.

Test your device speed

Please run a speed test at the location you plan to be spending majority of the time for your synchronous sessions. The speed test can be done by going to www.fast.com. You will want a minimum of 10 MBps.

Create a backup system

We recommend having a machine that is either on warranty or a backup in case that machine has an issue. Our IT staff will be available to help with any troubleshooting you may face throughout the program.

Secure a personal device

Please be aware that work-issued laptops or computers may have restrictions in place that will not allow you to download software needed for your courses and/or access UConn resources remotely. We do not recommend using a work-issued device.

Confirm your setup

Prior to your first session we recommend testing your camera and mic setup. If you need assistance testing this, please contact us at help@business.uconn.edu

Questions about your setup can be directed to the School of Business Helpdesk at help@business.uconn.edu.