To install the Saint Mary’s-specific version of Respondus Lockdown Browser:

    1. Sign into Blackboard at
    2. Click on the "Institution Page" link in the left column.
    3. Click on the "Download Respondus Lockdown Browser" link to install the software.

    After you have installed LockDown Browser directly from Blackboard, please quit all applications on your computer (including web browsers such as Google Chrome and Apple Safari) and then restart your computer.

    Once your computer has restarted, please find the LockDown Browser application. Open LockDown Browser and you should be able to sign into Blackboard as normal to access and complete your exam.

    You should not have Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge open on your computer when you need to access Blackboard with LockDown Browser.

    Saint Mary's supports Respondus LockDown Browser on the following operating systems:

    • Windows: 10 & 11
    • Mac: macOS 10.15 or later
    • iOS: 12.0 or later (iPad only, at faculty discretion)

Last Modified January 11, 2024