NCU requires the following technical specifications to ensure that students can successfully take proctored examinations and complete their coursework. If you have questions, contact us at [email protected].

  • Computer

    Runs at least Windows 7 or higher or Mac OS X, with at least 2 MB of RAM (4GB recommended).

  • Webcam

    Resolution at least 640 x 480 with 1280×720 recommended.

  • Microphone

    Many webcams have built in microphones.

  • Speaker

    Or headphones connected to the computer.

  • Chrome Web Browser

    Most current version with Adobe Flash Player installed. Adobe Flash
    Player is a free download from

  • Internet

    Reliable high-speed connection of at least 1 Mbps (1.5 Mbps recommended).

Student Identity Verification

Students take their course examinations through an independent, online proctoring service that verifies their identity through webcam and government photo identification. For those that do not have a government issued ID, you will need to obtain a state identification card to take proctored exams.

Obtain Utah Identification Card