Web Browser Requirements

Selecting the Right Browser

Before accessing Webcourses@UCF, please verify that your computers and/or devices are up to date with a current Internet browser. To check the individual browser requirements, click the system name below:

Other tools and software may have their own browser, Java, or Flash requirements, so it is best to test early.

Browser Best Practices

For the best browser experience when using Webcourses@UCF, the following tips are advised.

Recommended Plug-ins and Software

The following plugins and software are commonly required for taking online courses. Please review your course syllabus or contact your instructor for a list of any additional required plug-ins for your class.


If your browser is having problems displaying Webcourses@UCF, you may have an adware problem. Adware (advertising-supported software) automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertising material to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used.

Have Adware?

If you suspect that you have an adware problem, contact UCF IT at (407) 823-5117 or itsupport@ucf.edu.

Browser Accessibility

Current versions of the top browsers are required for most online materials used at UCF. If you use a screen reader, be sure to test your browser version early in the semester to ensure you have access. For more information about screen readers and browser version, view this article on Global Accessibility News (May 30, 2016).

Accessibility Accommodations

For accommodation assistance, contact Student Accessibility Services.