IT for New Students

Students with laptops

Coming to Amherst is an exciting prospect, but it's also often a confusing and stressful time. On this page, we have compiled some information that should make technology-related decisions easier for you before you get to campus. Please pay special attention to our FAQ for new students, which answers the most commonly asked questions about using technology on campus, including what kind of computer to bring to campus.

If you have any questions not answered in this documentation, please feel free to submit an IT help request. Keep an eye on this page for further new student announcements.