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5 College Sophomore

Technology: Wifi is awesome, but technology can fail in the classroom.

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: There are a lot of computer labs to make printing and working fairly simple

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: There are plenty of computers on campus, but I prefer to have my mac so I can pull it out anywhere and not be limited when studying or socializing.

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3 College Freshman

Technology: All computer labs are always open. However, such labs are in high demand during finals week, so students have to plan accordingly. Printing on campus is easy and while there's no real need for a personal printer, having one doesn't hurt. On several occasions the printers in the computer labs were broken, out of paper, out of toner, you name it.

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4 College Sophomore

Technology: They have a huge number of Macs and PCs readily available in almost every academic building on campus, including in buildings with nice study spaces. The computers are up-to-date and fairly fast.

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Hamilton College has many computers for student use. The multimedia center is more than adequate, boasting all of the programs graphic designers and computer media students could want. In addition to the computers in the library, Beinecke student center has Dells, KJ has three computer rooms of varying size (from about 45 to 15), and the Science Building has large computer labs on every floor, ranging from bioinformatic portals to computational chemistry supercomputers. The only criticisms students have of the computer facilities is that they are overcrowded around midterms and finals, and the printers always jam when you’re trying to print something important. If you can, bring your own computer and limit computer lab time. Hamilton’s Information Technology Services (ITS) provides tech support for most computer operating systems and wireless adaptors, but not for all. Therefore, it is highly recommended that students talk with them before purchasing new computer equipment.

Hamilton has been made completely wireless, allowing students to access the Internet from just about everywhere imaginable on campus. On the few precious warm days, students can be found outside doing homework and getting some much needed sun. Occasionally the network gets bottlenecked during peak hours, but for the most part, it's lightening fast, especially when surfing academic sites.

Facts & Statistics

Wireless Access
All of the campus is wireless
24-Hour Labs?
Beineke. Also, all labs are open 24 hours during finals
Charged to Print?
Special Software & Hardware Discounts
Discounted prices available through the College Store Online
Did You Know?
  • There is a Student Storage Server to back up important papers and other files, just in case.
  • Most classrooms are Technology Enhanced Classrooms. This means they have laptop hookups, audio capabilities, and a data projector connected to a computer workstation.
  • Help@Night is ready to assist when you have a computer problem after hours and a paper due the next day.
  • The Science Building has computer labs on every floor with dual-processor Mac G5s.

Student Polls

Rate computers on the following subjects    Based on 29 responses

Very weak
  • Availability of computer labs
  • Campus tech support
  • Free/discounted software
  • Number of computer labs
  • Printing cost/quota limits
  • Reliability of network
  • Speed of network
  • Technology in classrooms and labs
  • Wireless availability

How necessary is it to bring your own computer?    Based on 29 responses

  • 3% Don't waste your money; there are plenty of computers to use on campus.
  • 55% Not necessary for school work but relatively important for socializing and entertainment.
  • 41% Extremely important, especially when the labs are crowded during semester crunch times.
  • 0% The school supplies each student with their own laptop.
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