Standard Software

Compliance with these standards ensures your computers and software will be supported by the ITS Support Center. Support for non-standard equipment and software will be referred to your Divisional LiaisonUCSC's Minimum Network Connectivity Requirements require devices connected to the campus network to run versions of operating system and application software for which security updates are made available.

Standard Operating Systems


Mac OS X

Supported Software

Office Suite
Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac & Windows
Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013 (Windows)
Microsoft Office 2011 (Mac)

Email & Calendar Clients
Outlook (Windows)
Thunderbird (Windows, Mac)
Apple Mail (Mac)

Web Browsers
Internet Explorer (Windows)
Firefox (Windows, Mac)
Safari (Mac)
Chrome (Windows, Mac)

Browser Security Settings

Desktop Security for University-Owned Computers
Sophos Anti-Virus (Windows, Mac)

Desktop Security for Student-Owned Computers
Microsoft Security Essentials/Windows Defender (Windows)
Sophos Mac Home Edition (Mac)

Adobe Acrobat DC
Adobe Acrobat Standard/Professional XI (Windows, Mac)
Adobe Reader XI (Windows, Mac) 

Database Client
FileMaker Pro 12, 13, 14, 15 (Windows, Mac)

Campus Business System Support
Java Runtime Environment
OnNet TN3270 (Windows)
Brown TN3270 (Mac)
Stunnel (Windows)