Operating Systems

If you need to purchase a Windows OS for use on a personally owned device, please go to our Kivuto Online Store to view purchase options.

Windows OS Upgrades:

The computer you are installing these Win OS images on must already have a qualifying OS installed, link opens a .pdf.  

If your computer is managed through Active Directory the latest stable OS upgrade will be available from your department IT Staff through your computers Software Center.

The department Microsoft Agreement (EES) includes:

All within the below Windows 10 Enterprise .iso images:
  • Windows 10 Education
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Windows 10 Professional

Also included in our EES as a downgrade is Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, if you require this image, please email software@umn.edu to request it. 

The below Windows OS software will activate against our Key Management Server (KMS), therefore a product key is NOT required.

Windows 10 Enterprise

- FYI - Windows Defender is the security software for Windows 10.

If you require older versions of Windows Upgrade software, please contact Technology Help

Useful references from Microsoft

Mac OS: 

The current version of macOS can be obtained through Casper Self Service, once verified and approved or directly through the Mac App Store.  The Mac App Store and Casper Self Service, if installed, are located in the Applications folder of your Apple computer. 

Useful references from Apple