Program Technology Requirements

You will need the following technology for this program. Much of the software is free. You want to have them installed or set up ready before the course begins!

  • Software 
    • University Email [link]
      • You need to activate your NetID to access University services. If you experience problems, contact the OIT Help Desk. [link]
    • Zoom [link]
      • The is the official video and audio conferencing system for the University of Notre Dame
    • Canvas LMS [link]
      • The Canvas Learning Management System is used for online courses/programs at Notre Dame.
    • Panopto [link]
      • You will find and watch the course recordings with this tool. 
    • Google Calendar [link]
      • The official calendaring system for the University of Notre Dame. It allows you to coordinate meetings, schedule events, and share your calendar with others.
    • Google Drive [link]
      • This tool allows you to share, store, and collaborate on files. 


  • Computers and Hardware
    • You will need a computer with a camera, a microphone, a stable internet connection, and a quiet space for live sessions.
    • Visit the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore to purchase a personal computer and devices. Depending on your affiliation, you may be eligible for discounts on computer and other technology purchases.

Director of ASCEND Program

Brian Mulholland
Director of ASCEND Program