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Software and Hardware

soft·ware (noun): The programs used to direct the operation of a computer.

hard·ware (noun): The mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical devices comprising a computer system, as the CPU, disk drives, keyboard, or screen.

Software at Hampshire

What we own, what we support, and how to get it. Check out our list of recommended open source software.

Software Tutorials and Tips

Online resources for the software we use the most.

Basic Computer Care

Keep your computer safe and sound with these simple tips.

Computer Purchase Program

Our loan program for faculty and staff.

TechDiscounts Page

Educational discounts on personal purchases of computers and software for students and employees (login required).

iPad Recommendations

Set-up advice and recommended apps for getting the most out of your iPad.



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Information Technology
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone + Email
Fax: 413.559.5419