OS VERSIONS


OS Latest Version
Windows 8 Version 6.3 Build 9600
Windows 10 Build 18362.476
Android Oreo (Android 8), Pie (Android 9), and Q (Android 10)
Mac OS Catalina 10.15.1
iPad OS 13.2.3
iOS 13.2.3
WatchOS 6.1
Ubuntu Linux 18.04.3LTS and 19.10


Due to recent reports of attacks to out-of-date operating systems (OS), we strongly advise all our students, faculty, and staff to update their devices.

How to update your Windows 10:

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the internet via WiFi or LAN.
  • On lower left of your monitor, click on the Windows icon. A search box will appear. Type in Update and Security > Windows Update.
  • Click Check for Updates to prompt your PC to scan for the latest updates. The update will be downloaded and installed automatically.
  • Click Restart Now to restart your PC and complete the installation process.

How to update your Windows 8.1:

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the internet via WiFi or LAN.
  • Using a mouse, hover the mouse pointer to the lower right corner of the monitor, move it up, and select “Settings”.
  • Click “Change PC settings,” then select “Update and recovery”.
  • Click “Check now.” Windows will begin searching for the latest updates available from Microsoft.
  • Click on “Install updates” if updates are available.

How to update your Android device:

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the internet via WiFi or LAN.
  • Open Settings.
  • Select “About Phone.”
  • Tap “Check for Updates.” If an update is available, an “Update” button will appear. Tap it.
  • Take note that your device may need to reboot during this update. Tap the “Install” button to get the latest version.
  • Also make sure that your Google Playstore app is updated to the latest version.

How to update your Mac:

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the internet via WiFi or LAN.
  • On the upper right corner of your screen, click on the Apple Icon. Click “System Preferences” from the dropdown menu, and then click “Software Update” to check for updates.
  • If any updates are available, click the “Update Now” button to install them. Or click ”More info” to see details about each update and select specific updates to install.
  • When Software Update says that your Mac is up to date, macOS and all of its apps are also up to date. That should include Safari, Books, Messages, Mail, iTunes, Calendar, Photos, and FaceTime.

How to update your iOS device:

  • Plug your device into power and connect to the Wi-Fi with internet
  • Tap Settings > General > Software Update
  • Tap download and install.
  • If asked passcode, enter your password.

How to update your Ubuntu Linux:

  • On the desktop, press ctrl +alt + t on your keyboard.
  • Issue the command “sudo apt-get upgrade”.
  • To accept all updates click the ‘y’ key (no quotes) and hit Enter.
  • After upgrading, issue the command “sudo apt-get update”.
  • To accept all updates click the ‘y’ key (no quotes) and hit Enter.
  • Wait for the update to complete.

For further assistance, you may contact your campus IT center or send an email to [email protected]