Hummingbird Software License

Initial Cost: $0
Renewal Cost: None
Expiration Date: None


Departments: Available
Faculty, Staff: Available for administrative use only
Students: Not available 


Hummingbird replaces TCP3270. The Hummingbird software is available for administrative use only. It may not be installed in campus labs.

The most recent version is Hummingbird ( or Open Text) Host Explorer 15.

Media Requirements

To obtain a copy, please fill out a request from  Note that even though there is no charge for this, we need the full accounting information, including the 2 digit system part number.  We can provide the media electronically via FileX.


For information on configuring Hummingbird Host Explorer (now called "Open Text" with the most recent updates) once the software has been obtained, please visit the Hummingbird installation and configuration Knowledge Base or contact the Help Desk Central at 979.845.8300.