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.
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 needs—from 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
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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org