macOS Sonoma


macOS Sonoma (macOS 14) is an Apple operating system available for Mac computers.


Cost:  Free 

Available To: Everyone with a compatible Mac



macOS Sonoma, Apple's newest operating system and twentieth major release of macOS, was released September 26, 2023. macOS Sonoma includes enhancements to video conferencing, Safari, Messages, Mail and more. 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.

If your Mac is running macOS Ventura or below and you would like to upgrade to macOS Sonoma, 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 Sonoma (macOS 14)

Troubleshoot OS updates on macOS (Faculty/Staff)

macOS Sonoma is compatible with these computers

How to download and install macOS

Additional Resources:

macOS User Guide

New features available in macOS Sonoma

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