Applications and Web Services

IT maintains the following systems to support Hampshire's web presence and technology needs across campus.

Account Management
Hampshire users can go to to change/recover their password, manage their email settings, and manage any sub-accounts or groups tied to their account.

Announcement System and Daily Digest
Hampshire announcements and events are listed on the Intranet and sent out each morning, Monday-Friday, to faculty, staff, and students in a daily digest email. Anyone with a Hampshire login can add an announcement/event.

Astra Campus Reservation System
The event services staff uses Astra to provide assistance with the selection of appropriate space based on the type of meeting or event, anticipated attendance, and required support services.

Ellucian (formerly Datatel) Colleague is the College’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

CWS (Community Websites)
A separate Moodle installation for collaboration among Hampshire and/or Five College community members.

Search for people or offices at Hampshire. Faculty, staff, and students have the ability to log in and change their preferred name and pronoun settings, as well as how they want their contact information displayed.

Open source content management system used to maintain

Open source digital repository software that the Hampshire library uses to archive students' Division III work.

Events Calendar
Thyme calendar is integrated with the announcement system on the Intranet. Anyone with a Hampshire login can add an event to the faculty, staff, student, and/or public calendars. The public calendar is viewable at

Forms and Surveys
Hampshire supports Qualtrics Research Suite for creating web forms and surveys.

Google Apps for Education
Online educational tools made by Google that provide opportunities for collaboration and productivity.

Web dashboard/reporting tool for viewing and reporting on official College records.

A portal to access Hampshire-specific announcements, events, and resources. The Intranet is accessible only with a Hampshire login.

Mailing lists for different groups and topics in the Hampshire community.

Open source learning management system used for course websites. Hampshire College is an active member of the Collaborative Liberal Arts Moodle Project.

OneCard IDs are official identification cards issues to all students and employees. They are used at all dining services locations and for access to external dorm doors, library services, and athletic facilities.

Content management system used to maintain the password protected pages on the Intranet.

Open source digital asset management system for the office of communications to manage Hampshire images.

Short URLs
The domain is a URL shortener that students, staff, and faculty may use to create short links to Hampshire URLs.

Provides access to various administrative functions of the College including, but not limited to, timecard processing and pay stubs, budget reports, course evaluations and registration, divisional contracts and evaluations, and submitting IT tickets.

Open source software for Hampshire users to check their email from anywhere.

Wordpress Blogs and Faculty Websites
Open source content management system used for blogs and faculty sites.

Wordpress Portfolios and Academic Sites
Open source content management system used for showcasing student academic work.

Zimbra Calendar
Open source collaboration software that Hampshire uses for personal and departmental calendaring.



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