IT Support


Technology Requirements
Online Learning students must provide and maintain the following:

  • A personal computer, either PC or Macintosh, three years old or less. Mobile technologies are also supported.
  • A DVD/CD player (some courses use videotaped lectures or audio recordings)
  • An internet connection, preferably broadband
  • The most recent version of Mozilla Firefox, Safari (Mac), or Google Chrome.

Strongly Recommended

  • A printer, in order to print out notes, and papers.
  • A word processor such as Microsoft Word or Open Office installed on your computer.

Training and Orientation
All students must complete a one-week online orientation course before enrolling in courses.  During this orientation, the student will learn how to use different online systems.

Email
All students receive an @holyapostles.edu email account.  This is the primary means for official communication between faculty, staff and students.  Students are required to regularly check their email accounts. ** Online Students – If you have difficulty with your student Gmail account (i.e locked out, forgotten password, etc.) please contact Jennifer Arel, the Google Mail IT administrator at jarel@holyapostles.edu or call 860.632.3070

POPULI (College Management System)
All courses are conducted using Populi, a student information system and learning management system combined together as one complete system. ** Online Students – If you have difficulty with your POPULI account (i.e locked out, forgotten password, etc.) please contact Jennifer Arel at jarel@holyapostles.edu or call 860.632.3070


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