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MacOS Mojave (10.14)

Update as of 04/03/19

MacOS Mojave has officially been approved for upgrades for University owned computers. Mojave has been tested and no longer poses any incompatibility issues or bugs. To upgrade, you can visit the app store and should see the option available at the top for Mojave. It is always recommended that you make a backup of your computer before doing any major operating system upgrades to your computer. If you have any issues with the upgrade, please contact the Help Desk.

A full list of new features for Mojave is available on Apple's website:


Mojave, Apple's newest operating system, will be released on September 24. While the Help Desk has been testing the beta version extensively for the past several months, we still have more testing to do before we make it available for University managed Macs. Once we have completed testing, and ensured that the new OS is compatible with University of Richmond standard software, we will release the upgrade to University managed Macs through the Self Service interface.

For faculty and staff personally owned Macs, and student computers, we do not recommend upgrading to Mojave as soon as the operating system is released. It has been our experience that initial releases of a new OS require fixes or updates that are normally addressed within the first 30 to 60 days of the release. However, if you decide to upgrade, please ensure that you have a backup that you can restore to your computer if the upgrade fails. In addition, you should allow at least 45-60 minutes for the upgrade to complete, and do not restart the computer while the upgrade is installing, even if it appears to be frozen.

Mac UR Computers

If you are currently running an older version of MacOS on your University Mac, and would like to upgrade to MacOS High Sierra, click here to upgrade: jamfselfservice://content?entity=policy&id=810&action=view