Technical Requirements

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Required:
A modern PC or Mac Computer*
Access to Office 365
Internet access

Cobb Virtual Academy cannot be held responsible for problems with student's personal computers, home internet access, or software. NO REFUNDS are provided for technology problems that are the responsibility of the registrant.

*Lightweight or mobile devices such as Google Chromebooks, iPads, Android tablets, or smartphones, that have very limited technology support for Java or Flash, will not be compatible with the majority of our courses. Please ensure you have a Windows or Mac based computer available to complete coursework in the event that your mobile device does not meet the needs of the course.

Check you browser for compatibility - Please note: Java/JRE is not required for most CVA courses.

The Cobb County School District provides Microsoft Office for all students. Click here for information on how to access and install MS Office.

Click here for additional information on Office 365.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • Mac OS X 10.10(Yosemite)

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Apple Safari

Required Browser Plugins/Settings

  • JavaScript enabled
  • Cookies Enabled
  • Flash Installed
  • Java installed (if available – not required for most CVA courses)