Remote Mac Software Management


Remote management of University-owned Mac OS devices and licensed software applications, including regular updates and security patching.


  • All University-owned Mac computers that are capable of running one of the three most recent releases of Mac OS.

Who can access

This service is the easiest and safest way to obtain University-licensed software and to make sure that software is kept up to date. Configurations are available for:

  • Computers issued to individual OHIO faculty and staff

  • Shared workstations

  • Lab computers

How to request access


  • Standard suite of licensed software packages, including Microsoft Office 365.

  • Automated operating system updates.

  • One-click software installs.

  • Simplified troubleshooting steps to fix common issues.

  • A streamlined process for setting up new computers or re-imaging existing computers.

  • Helps ensure computers are properly protected against cyber threats.

Base image install

  • Microsoft Office 365 

    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive for Business, OneNote, Teams

  • Endpoint Security (Anti-Virus Software)

  • Browsers

    • Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge

  • OS Installed Apps

    • Including GarageBand, iMovie, Keynote, Numbers, and Pages

User-installable applications via the Self-Service app

  • One-click installers for OHIO-licensed and OHIO-approved software. 

Additional resources

Join the Computer and Device Support Advisory Community

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


Ohio University strives to make its digital resources and services accessible to all visitors, including those with disabilities who may also be using assistive technology. If special steps are necessary in order to improve the accessibility of experiences for end-users, those steps must be taken. 
If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access OHIO websites, videos, online forums, documents, or other information technology, please let us know
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The Ohio University Information Security Office strives to educate and empower the University community to appropriately manage risks and protect OHIO’s information and systems. This effort is facilitated through policies, standards, and information security risk management program, as well as other tools and guidance that are provided to the University community. This modern approach creates a safe computing environment in which the University community can teach, learn, and conduct research. 

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