IT Services

Web Publishing

Amherst Website

The Amherst College website ( is the College's primary online presence. It provides a web-publishing platform for all departments, constituencies, and individuals associated with the College.

MySQL Server

Systems and Networking maintains a MySQL server ( for use by faculty, staff, and students for web programming projects that require a sophisticated back end database.

Traditional Webserver

IT maintains a traditional Apache web server,, as a platform for some web applications, services, and websites that were not migrated into the Drupal environment. Note that using this service requires substantially greater technical skill in comparison with the main Amherst web site.

Web Hosting

IT performs web hosting services for College websites that have requirements that can't be addressed by the College main website or by the College’s traditional web site.