Browser Support

NYU's Recommended Browsers

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari are the most popular and widely supported browsers. We've thoroughly tested our pages in the latest versions of these browsers and recommend them for the best viewing experience of the NYU website. If you must use Internet Explorer, we recommend only the latest version for an optimal experience.  

Benefits of Upgrading to a Modern Browser

  • Security
    Newer browsers protect you better from scams, viruses, trojans, phishing, and other threats. Because the software is still supported and regularly updated, they are able to address security issues as they arise.
  • Speed
    Every new browser generation improves the speed of the user experience.
  • Compatibility
    Websites using new technology will be displayed more accurately if you are using an updated browser.
  • Comfort & Better Experience
    With new features, extensions, and better customization, you will have a more comfortable web experience.
  • Advancing the Web
    Outdated browsers pose a number of security threats, slow the advancement of internet technology, and cost companies time and money in man hours for developers.

Updating is easy, it takes just a few minutes, and is free.

I'm not able to update my browser

Compatibility Issues
If you can't change your browser because of compatibility issues, think about installing a second browser for browsing and keep the old one for compatibility.


No Admin Access
If you are on a computer that is maintained by a systems administrator and you do not have administrative privileges to install software, please contact your systems administrator.

Enable JavaScript

Several features of the website require the use of JavaScript to operate correctly. Learn how to enable JavaScript in your browser.