Windows 11 Upgrade


UFV will be upgrading all operating systems on employee workstations from Windows 10 to Windows 11 throughout 2024 as part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing our technological infrastructure. Windows 11 offers improved performance, enhanced security measures, and a range of new features that align with UFV's commitment to providing a secure and innovative learning and working environment for students, faculty, and staff. Windows 10 and Windows 11 are designed to coexist so that you can use the same familiar tools and processes to manage both operating systems. 

Key points regarding the transition to Windows 11

Enhanced Security Features: The new operating system has advanced security features that will help protect sensitive data and ensure a secure computing environment for administrative and academic activities.

Optimized Performance: Windows 11 is designed to run more efficiently, improving overall system performance. This will positively impact productivity and contribute to a smoother user computing experience.

Improved User Interface: Windows 11 introduces a refreshed and more intuitive user interface, promoting a seamless and user-friendly experience for all members of the university community.

Learn about Windows 11

To find out more about Windows 11 and how to prepare your system for the upgrade, read the following articles:

Information Required

UFV employees can complete the Windows 11 Upgrade form to report an incident or request support. Please provide the following information when filling out the form: 

  • First and last name
  • Ticket Category
  • Ticket Sub-Category, if known
  • Department
  • Title (brief description of the Windows 11 incident/issue)
  • Detailed description of the Windows 11 issue.
  • Attachment of any screen shots or error messages


Click on the "Report a W11 Incident" button and complete all required fields on the form.   


Contact the IT Service Desk, or check the ticket status in the Online Portal for updates.

Report a W11 Incident

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