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macOS Mojave (v. 10.14) at Boston College

Apple released macOS Mojave (v. 10.14) commercially on Sept 24, 2018. Learn more from Apple.

Note: All Mac computers distributed through the BCCR program have macOS Mojave (v. 10.14) installed on them.

 

What does BC Recommend?

Please note that Mojave (v. 10.14) has some known compatibility issues with the software and services you use on campus.

Some things to note about Mojave:

  • Mojave will convert your hard drive (SSDs, Fusion Drives, and Hard Disk Drives) to the new Apple File System (APFS).
  • Before you upgrade to Mojave, make sure your computer and all software is compatible with this version.

See BC's compatibility testing results and recommendations (BC Wiki sign-in required).

 

How can I upgrade my computer to Mojave (v. 10.14)?

Before you upgrade to Mojave, make sure your computer and all software is compatible with this version. Check the macOS Application Support Grid (BC Wiki sign-in required).

Faculty & staff

There are still some applications used on campus that are not compatible with Mojave (v. 10.14). Please check with your TC before upgrading. For more details, visit the macOS Application Support Grid (BC Wiki sign-in required).

  • For BC-owned computers that were distributed through the BCCR program, upgrade licenses are available. If you're interested in upgrading to Mojave (v. 10.14), please contact your TC for details.
  • For all other BC-owned computers, email licensing@bc.edu to request an upgrade.

We recommend that you contact your TC for assistance with upgrading to Mojave (v. 10.14).

Students & personally-owned computers

We recommend you get assistance with upgrading to Mojave (v. 10.14). Students can bring their computer to the Walk-In Help Desk in O'Neill 316.

 

How do I get help with Mojave (v. 10.14)?

If you have issues with Mojave (v. 10.14), contact the Help Center (617-552-4357 or help.center@bc.edu) for assistance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tip: You should always backup your computer before you upgrade to a new operating system.