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


Mac OS X

  • macOS Mojave (10.14)
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13)
  • macOS Sierra (10.12)
  • OS X El Capitan (10.11) - to be retired

Supported Software

Office Suite

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

Web Browsers
  • Internet Explorer 11 (Windows)
  • Firefox (Windows, Mac)
  • Safari (Mac)
  • Chrome (Windows, Mac)
  • Microsoft Edge (Windows)

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 (Windows, Mac)
  • Adobe Acrobat Standard/Professional XI (Windows, Mac) - to be retired
  • Adobe Reader XI (Windows, Mac) - to be retired

Database Client

  • FileMaker Pro 14, 15, 16 (Windows, Mac) (note: version 13 to be retired)

Campus Business System Support

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