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 LiaisonUC Minimum Security Standard requires 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


Support for Windows 7 is no longer available.  Please see Windows 7 Retirement.

Mac OS X

  • macOS Big Sur (11)
  • macOS Catalina (10.15)
  • macOS Mojave (10.14)

Services and support are limited for Macs running macOS High Sierra (10.13) and earlier.  Please upgrade to a supported version of macOS.

Supported Software

Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office 365 (Windows, Mac)
  • Microsoft Office 2019 (Windows, Mac)
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Windows, Mac)

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

Web Browsers
  • Chrome (Windows, Mac)
  • Firefox (Windows, Mac)
  • Safari (Mac)
  • Microsoft Edge (Windows)

Browser Security Settings

Desktop Security for University-Owned Computers

  • SentinelOne (Windows, Mac)

Desktop Security for Student-Owned Computers

  • Microsoft Security Essentials/Windows Defender (Windows)
  • Sophos Mac Home Edition (Mac)


  • Adobe Acrobat DC (Windows, Mac)

Database Client

  • FileMaker Pro 18, 19 (Windows, Mac)

Campus Business System Support

  • Java Runtime Environment
  • PuTTY
  • OnNet TN3270 (Windows)
  • Brown TN3270 (Mac)
  • Stunnel (Windows)