- Windows: 10, 8, 7
- Mac: MacOS 10.15 to 10.12, OS X 10.11, OSX 10.10
- iOS: 11.0+ (iPad only)
- *Only MCPHS-owned Chromebooks are compatible -- personally owned Chromebooks are not compatible
LockDown Browser is a custom browser that locks down the testing environment within Blackboard.
On this page:
It's important to clearly communicate with your students about exam integrity tools that they will be required to use in your course. Sample language below may be helpful:
This course requires the use of LockDown Browser for online exams. Watch this short video to get a basic understanding of LockDown Browser and the optional webcam feature (which may be required for some exams).
Then download and install LockDown Browser from this link: https://download.respondus.com/lockdown/download.php?id=756216973
To take an online test, start LockDown Browser and navigate to the exam. (You won't be able to access the exam with a standard web browser.)
For additional details on using LockDown Browser, review this Student Quick Start Guide (PDF)
Finally, when taking an online exam, follow these guidelines: