As a Harvard College student, your email, calendaring, and social applications are supported by Google. Your college.harvard.edu account is a Gmail account. It also gives you access to the Google Education Suite, including: Drive, Hangouts, Chats, Calendar, Sites and more. You do not have access to Microsoft Exchange products, which include, Outlook online, Calendar online and Skype for Business. You do have access to most Microsoft products including: SharePoint, Yammer, Microsoft Forms and the Office Online for Education suite.
HUIT-managed Windows and Mac OS X computers can have their data automatically backed-up using CrashPlan Backup service. CrashPlan is available for all FAS users. For other departments, there may be an additional charge. Please ask your manager for more details.
When running CrashPlan for the first time, please be sure you are on the wired Harvard network or
On September 20, 2016, Apple released macOS Sierra (10.2). Starting December 5, HUIT is pleased to announce support for all new Apple desktops and laptops equipped with macOS Sierra. Since some older applications do not properly function with 10.12 and the upgrade process may render your computer non-operational, HUIT recommends that you do not upgrade your existing Apple computer to the Sierra operating system without contacting
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, HUIT will begin deploying new PCs with Windows 10. We have thoroughly tested Windows 10 with Harvard's common applications and are excited to now offer this updated operating system and its benefits to our customers. You can find more information about Windows 10 and some quick-help videos at:
This information applies to FAS faculty and staff, as well as Central Administration staff, who have been provided with a new computer. Other users should contact their local IT department.
Along with your computer, you may have received a new or updated set of applications. As a result, HUIT has put together resources to help you become more familiar with some of the new features and tools, including materials pertaining to our standard suite of security applications, as well as some reference
Now you can have your voice mail delivered directly to your Harvard email account. There is no additional cost for this service and it is available to all Harvard voice mail users. To enable this feature and learn more about the options you have regarding storage of voice mail messages please contact UC Customer Support by email at email@example.com or call 5-4900.
Computers, peripherals, and accessories are available for purchase through the Harvard Online Crimson Marketplace (HCOMarketplace). Look for the Apple, Dell, and GovConnection logos under the "Audio Visual and Computer" section. You must be an authorized purchaser to access the HCOMarketplace. If you are not an
This page summarizes what happens to your accounts and online access when you leave the University. You may have already received notification that one or more of your Harvard accounts will soon close. Eligibility to services is based on your active affiliations: (1) your type of role (e.g. faculty, staff, student, or other affiliate) and (2) your school or department. When active status ends, eligibility ends immediately, or after an extended period of eligibility known as a grace period. Note that some people hold more than one