Here you can find information that every new student should know about IT at Hofstra University.
Don't buy Microsoft Office!
Students can download a free copy of Microsoft Office Professional from "my apps" in the Hofstra Portal.
Hofstra students receive discounts when purchasing Lenovo and Apple computers.
Click here and login on the Portal to access these discounts online.
Buying a new computer? Here is what we recommend:
|Recommended System Specifications for New Computers:
The Computer Support Center can help you with general computer, network connectivity and account problems.
Is your computer broken or infected with a virus or spyware? The Computer Repair Center can provide assistance with both software and hardware problems.
Provides access to hundreds of applications so you won't have to buy software.
We provide you with a free copy of Microsoft Office Professional.
Each student receives 120.00 print credits each year.
Black and white pages cost .10 credit
Color pages cost 1.00 credits
Same cost for single or double sided
The Hofstra Portal is your personal section of the Hofstra website where you can access all your information in one location. Just a few of the services available through the Hofstra Portal include access to the Student Gmail system, MyFiles network storage, Blackboard course management system, Library online databases and the Hofstra Online Information System.
Student Computing Services (SCS) hires and trains students for technical support and learning support positions. Those interested can download
, fill out and drop off an application
in the SCS Support Center, 125B Axinn Library (rear of Hammer lab).