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Mobile Add/Drop Now Available in SPIRE

September 12, 2017

The campus student system, SPIRE, now features a new mobile-friendly interface. Students can search, add, drop, or swap classes on the go, from their smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. No app is needed. For optimal display, simply go to from a current iOS or Android device.

IT Services Operating Normally - Th., 9/7

September 7, 2017

Campus IT services are now operating normally after reports of intermittent unavailability earlier this morning. We will continue to monitor IT services and address any issues that may arise. 

Please contact IT User Services at or (413) 545-8324 to report any problems.


Hoonuit: New Name for Atomic Learning Video Tutorials

September 5, 2017

Hoonuit (previously Atomic Learning) provides short, easy-to-use web-based tutorials on more than 250 common software and operating systems, including Adobe Creative Suite, Google Drive, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office Suite, Twitter, Windows, and more! You can also go beyond the 'how-to' with workshops, career skills, and college success training that is specifically designed to teach faculty, staff, and students how to best implement soft skills in personal life, courses, and educational careers.

Get Tech Help During Opening Weekend 2017 & First Week of Classes

August 25, 2017

Got tech related questions? IT User Services Help Center Consultants can answer your computing questions in person, online, and over the phone. We are open during Opening Weekend 2017:

Security Alert! Phishing Scam Targets UMass Amherst Community

August 21, 2017

On August 21, 2017, a new fraudulent phishing message with the subject "Message from Peter" began targeting UMass Amherst email users. The email appears to have been sent by "UMass Mail (," notifies the recipient "You have a new message from Peter H {Staff}," and contains a link to "View Message Now." The link in the message directs the recipient to a fraudulent version of the UMass Amherst login page.