Students: Get Started with IT at Harvard

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) welcomes students to Harvard! Our mission is to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.

This guide highlights key resources for students at Harvard College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Students at other Harvard schools can find their local IT support here.

The Essentials

The essential tools and services to get you up and running at Harvard.


Set up and access your Harvard email account

Connect to Printers

Connect to Printers
Install drivers, link to your Crimson Cash account, and see campus printing map

Software Downloads

Software Downloads
Self-service software center


Access your student portal

Course Materials
Course Materials

Access your Canvas dashboard for course syllabi, materials and more

Library Services

Search the HOLLIS database and access library technologies


Harvard's unified login credential for accessing applications and services

WiFi Map

View WiFi coverage map and report weak signal


Emergency Notification System
Receive critical alerts in the event of an emergency


Get Help

Contact HUIT for assistance or access self-help resources.

IT Service Portal

IT Help Portal

Self-help resources for troubleshooting


Contact Us

Contact, hours, and locations for in-person technical support

IT Service Catalog
IT Service Catalog
Tools and services


IT Perks at Harvard

Explore free IT resources and discounted tools and hardware available for Harvard students.