Hamilton's educational licensing agreements for software specifically limit installation to machines owned by the College. Therefore, software purchased by Hamilton under these agreements may not be installed on personally owned equipment.
Microsoft Office "Work at Home" License
Our current license agreement with Microsoft does allow the installation of one copy of Microsoft Office on the home machine of an employee who has Office on the work machine. There is a nominal fee. To purchase Office 2007 (Windows) or Office 2008 (Mac), contact ITS at 315-859-4169 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anti-virus and anti-spyware software
Sophos Anti-virus software is free to employees for use on your home computers (as long as you are employed by the College).
Installing Sophos for Mac
Installing Sophos for Windows
Hamilton College contracts with VITEC Solutions, LLC for hardware repair service for all college-owned desktop computers and peripheral equipment. VITEC is also available to repair personal computers and equipment for a fee. The VITEC personnel are Apple and Dell certified. In addition, they can repair printers and other peripheral equipment. The VITEC repair facility is located in the basement of Burke Library. Open office hours are 4pm to 5pm, Monday through Friday. The on-campus VITEC phone number is: (315) 859-4171. The on-campus e-mail address for VITEC is: email@example.com.
Hamilton employees can borrow laptop computers for up to seven consecutive days for uses related to college business. Both Windows XP and Macintosh OS X laptops are available. More...
Hamilton employees are eligible to receive a discount from several carriers. More...