- Using Windows? The Boston College community has had success using Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Please note that some websites require you to use a specific web browser to have full access to their content.
- Using a Mac? The Boston College community has had success using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Please note that some websites require you to use a specific web browser to have full access to their content.
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
Using Google Chrome? Beginning Oct 24, you may see expired security certificate warnings when you visit a website. If it’s a website you trust, then you can proceed anyway. If you don’t trust the site, click “Back to safety.” Learn more about Chrome blocking expired site certificates.
Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included in Windows 10, replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser. Note: Edge is installed on BCCR computers.
Firefox is created by Mozilla, a global non-profit dedicated to putting individuals in control online.
- Download Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release)
Browse the web using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, the built-in web browser on Windows. Note: Currently, IE 11 is the version installed on BCCR computers.
Note: Only the most current version of Internet Explorer (IE 11) will receive Microsoft technical support and security updates. If you are using an older version, ITS recommends you upgrade to IE 11.
Browse the web using Safari, the built-in web browser on Macs.