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iClicker Classic for University of California – San Diego

Formerly iClicker 7. Simple, fast, local data storage. Works with iClicker Reef, iClicker 2, and iClicker+ student solutions. This is a custom version created for University of California – San Diego.

Requires Windows 7 with .NET 4.0.3 or newer, Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9.5) or newer, or Linux (Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04 LTS, 16.04 Xenial LTS 64-bit versions) or newer.

Mac users: Download the setup instructions and follow the steps in the PDF to install iClicker Classic for Mac.


Instructor Support

The iClicker instructor support site includes a wealth of information that will help you get started with iClicker or become an iClicker power user.

Instructor Kits

Complete the instructor kit order form to order an instructor kit which includes an iClicker base, instructor remote, and student remote. Instructor kits are only necessary if any of your students will be using clickers. If you’re using mobile only, a kit is not needed.

LMS Guides

For additional LMS synchronization help, view our step-by-step LMS Guides.

Software Training

We offer regularly scheduled training sessions for both iClicker Classic and iClicker Cloud. View the training schedule to find a session that works for you.


iClicker ID Finder

The iClicker remote ID Finder is a simple application that accepts students’ votes and then displays the iClicker remote ID on the instructor’s base LCD. This is useful in situations where the iClicker remote ID is illegible.

iClicker Base Firmware Utility

Utility for checking base firmware version, updating the iClicker Base to the latest firmware version (currently v6.02), and setting a fixed frequency on the base. NOTE: your base must be a minimum v4.05 firmware in order to update to v6.02. (The minimum for iClicker Classic and iClicker Cloud is v5.04).

Student FAQs

Q: How do I register an iClicker remote?

A: Please register your iClicker remote directly in your Learning Management System.

Q: How do I create an iClicker Reef account?

A: Visit https://app.reef-education.com (or download the iClicker Reef app from the Apple or Google app stores). Click Sign Up or Create an Account. Follow the instructions to create your free Reef account.

Q: Should I purchase an iCicker remote or an iClicker Reef subscription?

A: iClicker offers the option to participate in class using either an iClicker remote or using iClicker Reef. iClicker Reef allows you to participate using an iOS device (e.g., iPhone or iPad), Android device, or a laptop or device that supports a modern web browser (e.g., Windows phone).

Which option you purchase will largely depend on how you prefer to participate in class. If you choose to purchase an iClicker Reef subscription, it is recommended that you first verify that your instructor allows the use of laptops and/or mobile devices in class and that s/he intends to “Enable” the course for mobile use.

Q: How do I purchase an iClicker remote?

A: iClicker remotes can typically be purchased in your campus bookstore. Please check your course list or ask your instructor how to attain an iClicker remote.

Q: How do I purchase an iClicker Reef subscription?

A: Visit https://app.reef-education.com (or download the iClicker Reef app from the Apple or Google app stores). Click Sign Up or Create an Account to create a Reef account. If you have not already created an account you will receive a 14-day free trial. After the trial expires you will be prompted to purchase a full Reef subscription. If you do not have access to a credit card you may be able to purchase an iClicker Reef access card from your campus bookstore.

Q: Where can I get help with iClicker remotes or iClicker Reef?

A: For additional help with iClicker remotes and/or iClicker Reef visit support.iclicker.com