Resources for Faculty

HUIT supports faculty (across the university and specifically within FAS) in many different ways. Whether it is enabling you to incorporate technology into your classroom, access your email and other accounts, or conduct research, we are here to help you achieve your teaching and research goals.

IT Services for Faculty A-Z

Phones, Landlines, and Devices

Also known as: Cell Phones, Phones, and Voice Services, Voice Circuits, Telephone Lines, Telephones, Telecoms.

Description

Provision of telephone sets, telephone lines, special telephony devices (such as faxes and credit card readers), voicemail, phone and data cabling, and a range of telecommunications management and consulting services.

Printing

Also known as: Self-Service Printing/Scanning/Copying, Pharos, PaperCut.

 

 

Description

Self-service printing, scanning, and copying

 

Research Administration Systems

Description

The portfolio of Research Administration Systems supports the University’s research enterprise from an administrative, financial, and compliance perspective in accordance with federal and Harvard policies and regulations. We support research administrators, compliance officers, and researchers across the University.

Search and Access to Library Resources

Description

The Harvard Library portal, online library catalog, electronic resource discovery platform, and specialized catalogs for searching and discovering content owned and/or licensed by Harvard Library, as well as open access and other freely available scholarly materials.

Secure File Transfer

Also known as: Accellion, Large File Transfer, Secure File Transfer.

Description

Securely transmit large files to recipients within and outside Harvard.

Security Education

Description

Designs and delivers programs and supports local efforts for increased end user awareness. Components may include online learning modules, presentations, and security product education for faculty, students, staff, and researchers

SharePoint for Harvard

Also known as: Microsoft SharePoint, HUIT SharePoint, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Live @ edu, Office 365 for education, SharePoint.

Description

Surveys

Also known as: Support for Online Surveys, Quizzes, and Tests.

Video Conferencing

Description

Video conferencing uses both audio and video to allow people at different sites to get together over the Internet. This can be a conversation between just two people (point-to-point) or several people at multiple locations (multi-point). Besides just the audio and visual transmission of video conferencing, it can also be used to share documents and display information on your personal computer.  These features allow for improved collaboration, more personal engagement, content sharing and improved productivity all in a video solution.

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Common FAQs

I often travel abroad. Is there an unlimited corporate global data plan with Verizon Wireless?

Yes, HUIT-Unified Communications Customer Service desk can add the plan for a monthly line charge of $68.39.  Please call HUIT-Unified Communications Customer Service desk at 617-495-4900 opt #2, or email huit-cellular@harvard.edu at least 2 days prior to travel date.