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.

Password Required

This page is restricted to the Amherst College community or groups within the community. To gain access you must be logged in and have permissions to access this page.

Campus App

Amherst Campus is the official mobile app for Amherst College students. The students have spoken! And, the tools you asked for are now available on your smartphone.

Download the Amherst Campus app.

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.

Note: The web server will be decommissioned after the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. Please contact IT if you have content that must be migrated from the server.

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.