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General Computing


Science Division Computing provides computing assistance to faculty and staff in the Science division via telephone, e-mail, office appointments and on a walk-in basis.

General Information

Science Division Computing (SDC) offers help for desktop hardware, Macintosh and Windows operating systems, and standard productivity software applications. Supported hardware and software are listed on the Support Guidelines web page using the following URL

In addition, for Science Division faculty and staff, SDC provides basic support for some commonly used applications and clients such as:

  • Blackboard

Services provided by SDC

  • Application training in both group sessions and one-on-one
  • Set up of new computers, including transfer of data from old computer
  • Installation of applications and core Dartmouth software
  • Configuration of network and/or dial-up settings
  • Setup of most printers, scanners, drives and other peripherals. Please see the supported hardware and software list
  • Consultation on purchasing decisions for hardware and software
  • Evaluation and diagnosis of computer hardware and software problems
  • Can assist with Dartmouth account questions or problems.

Contact Information

Nicole Hamilton - provides computing support for the Biology, Environmental Studies, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Electron Microscope Facility departments.
225 Life Sciences Center- 646-3144 -

Zack Bennis - provides computing support for the Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Geography, Physics & Astronomy, and Humanities departments.
304a Kresge Physical Sciences Library- 646-9621 -

Office Hours - for Science Division Computing are 8:00am to 5:00pm - Monday through Friday.

Professional Schools have in place their own computing support personnel to assist their faculty, staff and students. More information can be found om the "Other IT Organizations" web page at the following URL.

Undergraduate and Graduate students can receive computing assistance through the IT Service Desk via telephone, e-mail, and on a walk-in basis. Walk-in hours for the Help Desk are 8:00am to 5:00pm - Monday through Friday. Call-in hours are Monday-Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm.
IT Service Desk - 178J Berry - 646-2999 -

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