Resources for Students

HUIT supports students (primarily in the FAS) in many different ways. Whether it is enabling you to enhance your learning, collaborate with faculty and classmates, or access your email and other accounts, we are here to help you make the most of your academic experience.

IT Services for Students A-Z

@mail.harvard Email

Description

Harvard graduate schools' email with integrated calendar features powered by Google

Campus Licensed Software

Also known as: Adobe, Campus Software, Software Downloads, downloads.fas.harvard.edu, Software Licensing.

Eduroam

Description

Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.  This service provides per-user, per-session encrypted network access for visitors from participating institutions, without the need to gain guest credentials on arrival to an eduroam enabled location.

FAS Mail

Also known as: FAS Exchange, IRIS, EMail.

NOTE: This service has been discontinued for most users. Please visit http://mso.harvard.edu to learn about HUIT's Office 365 email platform.

Harvard ID (HUID) and HarvardKey

Harvard University ID (HUID) numbers and HarvardKey accounts are administered by HUIT as a secure means of identity authentication to access the Harvard secure network. Your HarvardKey account enables access to a wide range of online applications and services across the University using a single login name and password. You will need to know your HUID in order to claim your HarvardKey

Where Can I Find My HUID Number?

Microsoft Office ProPlus

Also known as: Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Project, Skype For Business & Access.

Mobile Phone Services

Also known as: Cellular Service, Cell Phone, cellphone, cellphones, Voice Services, BlackBerry, Android, iPhone, PDAs, Cellular Services, Tablets .

Description

HUIT Unified Communications offers managed cellular service plans to take advantage of discounts and flexible contract terms provided by AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Managed plans are available only to Harvard departments.

Printing

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

Description

Self-service printing, scanning, and copying

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

Surveys

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

Common FAQs

What are the settings to configure mail clients for @College accounts?

Here are the basic settings that can be used with any mail program or device to connect it to your @College account hosted on Gmail. Note that the names of the servers are of the form servername.gmail.com. The previous @College mail service used server names in the college.harvard.edu domain. This is obsolete. If your mail settings include such names, you will not be able to receive or send mail until you make the changes below.

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What are the benefits of Google Apps for Harvard?

Google has agreed that Harvard users’ documents are confidential information. They will not disclose them except as required by law or in the unusual case of disclosure to their employees, agents, and affiliates if strictly necessary to provide Google Apps services..

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How do I set up my @College e-mail on my mobile device?

You can follow Google's instructions to set up @College email on a computer-based mail program or a mobile device. The only difference between connecting to a standard Google account is that you must use your full @College address, including the @college.harvard.edu part, as the username wherever your software requires it.

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