Archives for "Hardware"


July 10, 2020 9:54 am

Is there a standard computer configuration that is recommended for students?

We do not have standard recommendations for computers for students. No academic program at Bates College requires students to have…


February 7, 2019 3:26 pm

Does Dell provide educational discounts or deals for Students, Faculty, and Staff?

Yes, Dell provides discounts and deals for Students, Faculty, and Staff at Dell University.  Feedback? Did this FAQ solve your…


January 31, 2019 9:27 am

My computer is broken, does the IT Help Desk provide repair services?

Yes, the IT Help Desk has partnered with Action Computer Services to provide a convenient and hassle-free fee-based repair service….


February 26, 2018 1:43 pm

What do I need to do when hiring a new employee?

The hiring process initially begins with Human Resources. Once you have received a verbal offer of acceptance, you will need…


January 5, 2017 3:36 pm

I need to move my computer to another location. What are the steps I should take?

When moving your computer (and other connected equipment), please email the IT Service Desk ( with the following information: The…