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Information Technology

IT Guide for Students

Below is an overview of the services UMass Amherst Information Technology offers UMass Amherst students. For a complete list and more details, see our Services page.

Get Tech Help

Got tech related questions? IT User Services Help Center Consultants can answer your computing questions in person, online, and over the phone.

More About the IT Help Center Get Directions Hardware Repair

Save Money

We provide many free or discounted commercial products and services for the campus community. Some restrictions apply.

Free/Discounted Software Cell Phone Discounts Hardware Discounts

Be Secure

UMass Amherst students are an attractive target for security attacks and phishing. We offer free anti-virus software for Mac & PC as well as assistance with malware removal.

What is Phishing? Free Anti-Virus Software More About Security

Get Connected

Students must have a computer with a wifi-certified, dual-band adapter that is 802.11ac compliant to connect to the UMass Amherst wireless networks.

How to ConnectReport Wireless Issue

Collaborate & Learn

We provide a host of services such as email, calendaring, file storage, and learning management systems to facilitate easier and interactive learning.

Apps at UMass Amherst Moodle OWL Secure File Storage

Get Trained

We offer workshops on a variety of technology topics. We also encourage UMass Amherst community members to access the comprehensive collection of instructional videos about popular software available on - accesible for free using a Boston Public Library eCard. See this news item to learn more.

Upcoming Events Lynda

Computer Classrooms

Need certain software for your project? You can access an extensive collection of industry standard software in our IT computer classrooms.

More About Classrooms Location & Hours Location & Request Classroom Software

This page was designed with help from the Student Government Association.