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Supported Operating Systems & Software

The IT Service Desk supports commonly used operating systems and software at The University of Alabama.

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7 and above
  • Macintosh OS 10.6 and above

Software

  • Microsoft Office 2007 and above (Windows)
  • Microsoft Office 2008 and above(Macintosh)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 and above
  • Safarai 10.6 and above
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 and above (Windows)
  • Microsoft Outlook 2011 (Macintosh)

 

For a complete listing of OIT administered software programs and applications, go to http://oit.ua.edu/oit/services/software-licensing/

 

Security Alerts

Phishing Attempt: Job Opportunities

Over the past several days, many students have received emails offering job opportunities, and many are related to babysitting, child care, or note-taking. Students should not reply to these emails... Read More

Phishing Attack: “Library Services”

This week, some students, faculty, and staff may have received the email titled: “Library Services ” This is an attempt to steal usernames and passwords and possibly infect your system with malicious code.... Read More

Phishing Email Titled “IT”

Some faculty and staff received a phishing email this morning titled “IT.” The full email is posted below. This is an attempt to steal usernames and passwords and possibly infect... Read More

Scheduled Outages

Banner Unavailable Feb. 7th

The Office of Information Technology will be updating student financial aid requirements in Banner on Sunday, Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Banner will be unavailable during this... Read More

myBama and Other Services Unavailable Feb. 6th

OIT will be upgrading the Oracle server on Saturday, Feb 6, from 8 a.m. until noon. The following services will not be available during the upgrade: Astra, eProcurement, Degree Works,... Read More

myBama, Banner, and Other Services Unavailable on Jan.10

OIT will install the quarterly Oracle patch on Sunday, Jan. 10, from 8 a.m. until noon. The following services will be unavailable during the installation period: Appworx, Astra, Banner, Degree... Read More

Known Issues

The Known Issues Page is a checkpoint for our IT partners across campus. The page lists software compatibility issues and known fixes.