A collection of frequently visited links on Hofstra.edu.
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Student Computing Services (SCS) exists to provide Hofstra students with the tools and support for learning with technology.
Our mission is to encourage and assist students to use the wealth of computing technology resources available to them throughout their career at Hofstra University.
We're part of Hofstra University’s Information Technology division, which provides computing, telephone, Internet services and technical support for all members of the Hofstra community.
Having problems connecting to the Internet in your dorm room? Wondering how to get your Hofstra e-mail to your phone? Need help with a software application? One of our experienced technicians can help you between the hours of 8AM - Midnight, Monday - Sunday on the phone (516-463-7777, option 1) or in person in room 125B Axinn Library (inside Hammer Lab).
Can't make it to our office for help? Check out our HELP site in the portal by clicking on the HELP icon in the upper right-hand corner.
Is your computer running slow or not running at all? Stop by the Computer Repair Center located just outside Hammer Lab for a free diagnostic.
Need a program for class? Check out our open access computer labs. Don't purchase software you'll only need for one class, most of the programs that professors will ask you to use can be found in the our labs.
A collboratory is a place you and your group can go to work with wireless access, a large screen display for your laptop, a large whiteboard to brainstorm your ideas and develop your group projects. Where are they located? There are rooms on the 8th floor of the Axinn Library, spaces available in the lower level of the Axinn Library, and in many of the residence halls.
Some lab applications are available for you to download for use during the semester. Login to the Hofstra portal and select my apps to learn more.
Download the Hofstra app on your Apple iOS device or just login to the Hofstra portal using the your mobile web browser (Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows devices supported.)
Looking for your copy of Microsoft Office Professional or other software available to Hofstra students? Visit "my apps" in the Hofstra Portal or check out our downloads page.