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Mac OSX is the operating system that powers every Mac. Built on a UNIX foundation, it is engineered to take full advantage of what a Mac is capable of. It’s designed to be easy and comes with a collection of apps you will use every day and it enables your Mac and iOS devices to work together.

System Requirements:
Yosemite 10.10
Mavericks 10.9
Mountain Lion 10.8


Access / Download

Students, Faculty, and Staff:

Mac OS X upgrade to Yosemite or Mavericks is free from Apple when upgrading from Snow Leopard (Mac OS 10.6.8) or higher. Mac OS X downloads for Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, or Lion are $19.99 each from the Apple Store.


UTEP Computers

UTEP's agreement with Apple allows for the installation or upgrade of Mac OS X on any university-owned Mac computer.

Request Installation with Technology Support



Contact us at Technology Support

Phone: 915-747-4357


UTEP Library Room 300  |  |  915-747-4357 (HELP)