SIS (Student Information System)  

SIS is where Westcliff University students can view their registration and financial account details. Academic records can be found here, as well as course schedules and announcements.

Forgot your password? Enter your username here to reset your password!

Is your SIS account disabled? If your SIS login is disabled, your Student Services Representative can reset login information at your request. Please email or call your Student Services Representative for assistance during regular office hours.

GAP (Global Academic Portal)

GAP is where current courses can be accessed. Courses open on the Saturday prior to the beginning of the course and can be found on your GAP home page. The course syllabus and assignments can be found here.

Have you forgotten your GAP login? Click Lost Password to send a link to reset the password to your associated email.

You may also request assistance or report a problem with GAP by contacting the Technology email (technology@westcliff.edu) or by chatting with us through online.


Westcliff Email

Each Westcliff University student is provided a Westcliff email address. Please login using email.westcliff.edu. We require students to communicate with administrative staff and faculty through Westcliff email to ensure privacy and security.

Don’t have access to your Westcliff email ? Contact webmaster@westcliff.edu for support.

Technology Requirement

Each student should either possess a computer – laptop or desktop, or have access to a computer. In order to make best use of the Virtual Class Session (VCS) platform – Zoom – each student should have associated with their computer, a webcam, a microphone and a speaker. In order to participate in Virtual Class Sessions (VCSs), please review minimum requirements listed below: 

System Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

Supported Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.7 or later
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8 or 8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista with SP1 or later
  • Windows XP with SP3 or later
  • Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Mint 17.1 or higher
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher
  • Oracle Linux 6.4 or higher
  • CentOS 6.4 or higher
  • Fedora 21 or higher
  • OpenSUSE 13.2 or higher
  • ArchLinux (64-bit only)

Supported Tablet and Mobile Devices

Supported Browsers

  • Windows: IE 11+,  Edge 12+, Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+
  • Mac: Safari 7+, Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+
  • Linux: Firefox 27+,  Chrome 30+

Processor and RAM Requirements

ProcessorSingle Core 1Ghz or HigherDual Core 2Ghz or Higher (i3/i5/i7 or AMD equivalent)

Note: Linux requires a processor or graphics card that can support OpenGL 2.0 or higher

High DPI Support

  • High DPI displays are supported in Zoom version 3.5 or higher

Bandwidth Requirements

The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network. It will automatically adjust for 3G, WiFi or Wired environments.

Recommended bandwidth for Meetings and Webinar Panelists:

  • For 1:1 video calling:
    • 600kbps (up/down) for high quality video
    • 1.2 Mbps (up/down) for 720p HD video
    • Receiving 1080p HD video requires 1.3 Mbps (up/down)
    • Sending 1080p HD video requires 2.8 Mbps (up/down)
  • For group video calling:
    • 600kbps/1.2Mbps (up/down) for high quality video
    • For gallery view and/or 720p HD video: 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down)
    • Receiving 1080p HD video requires 2.5mbps (up/down)
    • Sending 1080p HD video requires 3.0 Mbps (up/down)
  • For screen sharing only (no video thumbnail): 50-75kbps
  • For screen sharing with  video thumbnail: 50-150kbps
  • For audio VoiP: 60-80kbps

Recommended bandwidth for Webinar Attendees:

  • For 1:1 video calling: 600kbps (down) for high quality video and 1.2 Mbps (down) for HD video
  • For screen sharing only (no video thumbnail): 50-75kbps (down)
  • For screen sharing with  video thumbnail: 50-150kbps (down)
  • For audio VoiP: 60-80kbps (down)

HD Camera Suggestions

USB Speakerphone and Microphone

Other Peripherals

Note: Devices support vary with systems. Please test them first.


  • An Internet connection – WiFi (a/g/n/ac) or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • (Optional) Bluetooth wireless speakers and microphone

Supported Operating Systems

  •  iOS 7.0 or later:
    •  Send and receive video using front or rear camera
    •  iPhone 4 or later, iPad Pro, iPad Mini, iPad 2 or later, iPod touch 4th Generation, iPhone 3GS (no front facing camera)
  • Android 4.0x or later
  • Kindle Fire HD

Supported Browsers for Web Start

  • iOS: Safari5+, Chrome
  • Android: Webkit (default), Chrome

Processor Requirement

  • Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better  (non-Intel)

Bandwidth Recommendations

The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network.  It will automatically adjust for 3G or WiFi 

Recommended bandwidth over WiFi:

  • For 1:1 video calling: 600kbps (up/down) for high quality video and 1.2 Mbps (up/down) for HD video
  • For group video calling: 600kbps/1.2Mbps (up/down) for high quality video. For gallery view: 1.5Mbps/1.5Mbps (up/down). 

Bluetooth Speakerphones and Microphones

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