You should be able to function with DSL (128Kbps) internet or better. Though it will be inconvenient and slow, videos will eventually load. In Zoom meetings, voice and video functionality with low bandwidth will be limited. Skip sharing your video, and join Zoom meetings with audio over the phone. (You will be asked when you join a meeting if you want to use your phone or computer for audio.)
- Check with your instructor to see if it's possible to complete online tasks in another way.
- The default setting for Canvas courses allows you to download content in a viewer package. If you are worried about limited bandwidth, you should do this on campus or somewhere with high bandwidth capacity if possible. Then, when working from home, you can setup downloads to run at night.
- If you have any questions or need help troubleshooting, contact the
IT Service Desk.
The best thing you can do is communicate your needs with your instructors and be patient with them as they work to accommodate your needs.