New Student Computing Information
Welcome to Hampshire College! Your prospective student account issued by Admissions at the beginning of your application process has been converted to a student account. You can continue to use the account to access campus directories, calendars, and other campus information.
Check your email
Your Hampshire email address is usually added to your account in May (or January, for students starting in the spring). You can check your Hampshire email by going to gmail.hampshire.edu. The College will send many important communications to your Hampshire email address so it's important to check it often.
Submit your forms
Starting in June (or January, for students starting in the spring), you will begin seeing forms you need to complete on the New Student Experience Forms page. There are a number of forms you will need to complete before your arrival. Visit the New Student Experience site often; it will be updated regularly with new information and forms. Please note that items may not be available to fill out right away.
Can't remember your account information?
Go to password.hampshire.edu and choose the can't remember your username or password link for assistance. Be sure to set up security questions on the account management pages at password.hampshire.edu ahead of time so you can easily reset your password without assistance from the IT Help Desk.
- Before you arrive: what you should know
- Bringing a computer
- Network information
- Student computer diagnostic center
- Submitting an ID photo
- After you arrive: technology checklist
- Hampshire announcements and events
- New student experience office
PLEASE NOTE: Your Hampshire account information should not be shared with ANYONE. Occasionally spammers will send fake emails that appear to be from Hampshire sources, asking for your username and password. Do NOT be fooled by these phishing attempts. We will NEVER ask for your username and password.