A File Transfer Protocol(FTP) client is used to transfer files between your local computer and a file server, in this case the college file server.
There are a variety of file transfer applications available for computers using the Windows, Macintosh or Linux operating systems. The majority of these programs incorporate a graphical user interface that enhance the users experience.
Some of the more popular clients are listed here:
Filezilla is one of the most popular free FTP clients and is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux. The program has a nice graphical interface and is easy to use.
Download the FileZilla Client
FTP Voyager is very similar to FileZilla but it only has a Windows version
Download FTP Voyager
WINSCP is also very popular with Windows users