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Software Available at Hampshire

Microsoft: Hampshire has campus-wide coverage for Hampshire-owned machines for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project. This also extends to cover one “work-at-home” license for Microsoft Office for faculty and staff to install on home computers. Faculty and staff pay a nominal fee for this license.

Other campus-wide licenses include Zimbra for calendaring and ESET for anti-virus.

The College has limited licenses for the following products for use on Hampshire-owned machines:

  • Adobe: Acrobat Professional
  • Adobe: After Effects
  • Adobe: Illustrator
  • Adobe: InDesign
  • Adobe: Photoshop Extended
  • Adobe: Web Standard Suite (Dreamweaver, Flash)
  • Apple: Final Cut Studio
  • Apple: iLife (iTunes, iPhoto, etc)
  • Apple: iWork (Pages, Keynote)
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Microsoft Visio

Many of these titles are also installed in the Advanced Media and Film/Photo labs.

The following titles are available in specific labs on campus:

  • Autodesk: Maya (CS and IA/DART Lab)
  • SoftImage  (IA/DART Lab)
  • Shake (CS)
  • Minitab (NS)
  • ArcGIS/ArcView (NS)
  • Kurzweil 3000 (Disability Services)
  • NaturallySpeaking (Disability Services)

To request any of the above software or to find out where to access it, please contact the help desk at 413.559.5418 or

Students wishing to purchase software can do so at a discount by visiting Faculty and staff can also use this link to buy software for personally owned computers.

Requests for software not listed above are handled on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the help desk.


Contact Us

Information Technology
Harold F. Johnson Library Center
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Fax 413.559.5419

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