Members of the Mount Holyoke College community are eligible for a number of educational discounts on hardware and software. LITS also provides informational resources here on vendors for your personal needs.
Mount Holyoke College offers an educational technology purchasing program in collaboration with the Smith College Computer Store. The options include hardware and software, all with educational discounts from Apple, Dell, Microsoft and Adobe. We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to use this program.
- Smith College Computer Store
- Apple Computer Options at Smith
- Dell Computer Options at Smith
- Printers at Smith
As a member of the Mount Holyoke College community, you can also receive an educational discount when you order through these vendors:
Dell offers significant savings on computer purchases for Mount Holyoke community members.
Mount Holyoke College students and faculty have free access to Office 365 for Education. Office 365 includes Word, Excel, OneNote and PowerPoint.
Staff and faculty can also download Office Professional Plus for a discounted price. Office Professional Plus includes business features beyond those available in Office 365 for Education. See the Microsoft Home Use Program webpage for details. Your MHC email address gives you access to this website.
Support for Office 365 is provided by Microsoft or in person at the LITS Technology Help Desk. The LITS Technology Help Desk does not support Microsoft One Drive. We are a Google campus and support Google Drive.
Current students, faculty and staff can also purchase software via the Mount Holyoke College Academic Software Hub. Software titles here include Adobe Creative Cloud, SPSS, Read&Write Gold, and more. Log in to the hub for the full list.
Technology support vendors
LITS only repairs College-owned computers for faculty and staff. (Students can use the Student Diagnostic Center.) For faculty and staff personal equipment there are a number of local repair solutions:
- UMASS Department of Office and Institutional Technology
- Apple Store (Holyoke Mall )
- Green Earth Computers (20A Crafts Ave, Northampton, MA)
- Best Buy (Holyoke Mall)
Mobile Assistance Can Come to You
Faculty and staff can consult these resources for problems with a home network or environment or when transporting the computer is impractical:
Consult this list of local videography vendors.