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Mac OS X Mavericks (v. 10.9) at Boston College

Apple released Mavericks (v. 10.9) commercially on October 22, 2013.


How can I get a copy of Mavericks (v. 10.9)?

Before you upgrade, make sure your computer and all your other software is compatible with this version.

Faculty & staff

  • For BC-owned computers that were distributed through the BCCR program, upgrade licenses are available. If you're interested in upgrading to Mavericks (v. 10.9), please contact your TC for details.
  • For all other BC-owned computers, email to request an upgrade.

We recommend that you contact your TC for assistance with upgrading to Mavericks (v. 10.9).

Students & personally-owned computers

We recommend you get assistance with upgrading to Mavericks (v. 10.9). Students can bring their computer to the Walk-In Help Desk in O'Neill 316.


How do I get help with Mavericks (v. 10.9)?

If you have issues with Mavericks (v. 10.9), contact the Help Center (617-552-4357 or or message us at live tech support chat (M-F 9am-5pm) for assistance.