Administrative Information Services

Ellucian Colleague

Colleague is Amherst's administrative information system including Student, Finance, Human Resource, and Advancement.

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education.

Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings.

With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions.

Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

Ellucian Live is one of the most dynamic conferences in higher education. It’s a unique opportunity to engage with 8,400 attendees from 1,300 institutions, all dedicated to a common goal: student success

SAP Business Objects

The Web Intelligence Business Objects reporting tool enables authorized users to securely access Amherst College administrative data using a web browser. Report developers with database expertise in their area have secured access to data to write reports.

Perceptive Content

Perceptive Content is an enterprise content management system which provides the ability to import a variety of electronic format types, apply workflow, execute scripts, administer role based security and make annotations.


Titanium is a medical appointment scheduling application used by the Counseling Center to manage patient care and services.


PowerFAIDS is a Windows®-based, client-server solution from the College Board that enables the Financial Aid office to manage student eligibility, verification, Pell Grant management, award packaging, loan origination, reporting and research.