Windows 11 Upgrade – Available Now

Windows 11 Upgrade is available via Software Center only for those computers that qualify.

Generally, if your machine has been purchased less than 5 years ago, you should be able to upgrade to Windows 11.

Users are encouraged to upgrade to Windows 11 as Windows 10 will have an end of life on October 14, 2025 and those that are running Windows 10 will not be compliant with the university’s computing policies.

You can find Windows 11 upgrade in Software Center under Updates in Software Center.

  • You will need at least 15GB of free disk space in order to upgrade to Windows 11.
  • Please allow the computer some time (anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour depending on the machine to complete this upgrade. Please save your work.
  • This upgrade will not delete any data and will just upgrade the OS. If you have any critical data on the system(s) you’re upgrading, please back it up.

If you do not see Windows 11, version 23H2 Upgrade

  • Your machine doesn’t qualify to run the OS based on the requirements set by Microsoft or
  • Your machine hasn’t received the upgrade in Software Center. Here is how to manually trigger it
    • Navigate to Control Panel –> Configuration Manager–>Actions. Run the following actions:
      • Software Updates Deployment Evaluation Cycles and Software Updates Scan Cycle