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.
With the launch of HarvardKey, HUIT has determined that some users of the Internet Explorer (IE) browser may need to update their IE settings to ensure their browser works with the updated PIN authentication screen.
Follow these steps to ensure that your IE browser will work with the new HarvardKey interface:
In IE, click on the ‘Tools’ menu
Click the ‘Compatibility View Settings’ option
Remove any ‘harvard.edu’ entries from the list of ‘Websites you’ve added to Compatibility View’
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 firstname.lastname@example.org at least 2 days prior to travel date.
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. Read more about Eduroam
Please be advised that wireless printers may not work on the Harvard wireless network. These devices are currently unsupported by Harvard University Information Technology.
Wireless printers are designed for, and work well in, simple home networks. They require multicast services, which are unavailable on most campus networks. Many universities are experiencing the same issue with wireless printing. Wireless printing may work in some locations from VPN.
Please be advised that new wireless speaker technologies employed by manufacturers such as Sonos and Denon will not be fully functional on the Harvard wireless network.
Integrated wireless speaker systems such as those sold by Sonos or Denon are designed for, and work well in, simple home networks. They do not work across IP subnets. On the Harvard network, devices on the wired network and the wireless network are on different IP subnets. As a result, the controller and the speakers will not be able to communicate, and the devices will not… Read more about Do wireless speakers work on the Harvard network?