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Welcome to the Virtual Arkansas Tech Department page. Everything you need to successfully use your technology with our courses should be listed here. If you have any questions at all, please reach out so we can help.

Hardware Requirements

Equipment Requirements

Individual students must have access to the following items:

  • An internet-connected computer
  • Unique Affiliated School Email Address that can receive messages from VA resources
  • Headset with a built-in microphone
  • Webcam (either built-in or external)
System Technical Requirements
Computer Internet
Processor Speed
  2 GHz or higher (Windows)   5 Mbps download
  1.6 GHz or higher (macOS)   1 Mbps upload (Zoom)
  1.1 GHz or higher (ChromeOS)    
RAM Browser
  8 GB or higher (macOS or Windows)   Google Chrome (99 and higher)
  4 GB or higher (ChromeOS)    
Screen Resolution    
  1280 x 1024 minimum recommended    
Operating System    
  Windows 10 and newer    
  macOS 10.14 and newer    
  ChromeOS 99 and newer    


Software Requirements

Students are required to have the following software installed on their devices. Please be sure to visit the links for Zoom and Respondus, especially, to understand the various requirements and best practices associated with each one.

Students may be required to use the following software:

  • PDF Reader (Adobe Acrobat Reader, Chrome PDF Viewer, etc.)
  • Media Player (Quicktime, Windows Media Player, or VLC)
  • BlueJ (CS Programming Software)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, & Access)

Contact Virtual Arkansas Tech Support

Phone (870)-637-1011 | Email
Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:00pm | Friday, 8:00am – 3:30pm