macOS Ventura


macOS Ventura (macOS 13) is an Apple operating system available for Mac computers.


Cost:  Free 

Available To: Everyone with a compatible Mac



macOS Ventura, Apple's nineteenth major release of macOS, was released October 24, 2022. macOS Ventura includes new features like Continuity Camera, Freeform and Stage Manager. macOS Ventura also includes improvements to several key apps like Mail, Messages and Safari. For a detailed list of changes, visit


Installation Instructions

macOS is installed on all Classroom and Lab Mac computers on campus as part of the Standard Classroom and Computer Lab Software. macOS is also installed as part of the University's Standard Software on all Faculty and Staff Mac computers.

As of 2023 all new Macs come with macOS Ventura installed.

If your Mac is running macOS Monterey or below and you would like to upgrade to macOS Ventura, follow the How to upgrade macOS instructions.


Installation or Troubleshooting Issues: Contact the Help Desk at 804-287-6400 or Submit a Ticket

Support for macOS Ventura (macOS 13)

Troubleshoot OS updates on macOS (Faculty/Staff)

macOS Ventura is compatible with these computers

How to download and install macOS

Additional Resources:

macOS User Guide

New features available in macOS Ventura

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