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Upcoming network maintenance: October 16

October 6, 2021

On Saturday, October 16, HUIT will be performing network maintenance that will affect internet access in several buildings on campus, including College residential buildings. 

From Saturday, October 16 at 10:30 PM to Sunday, October 17 at 7:00 AM, the Harvard network will be unavailable in the buildings listed below. This means residents of these buildings won’t be able to connect to the internet using either the wired or wireless network during this time.

This essential maintenance will improve network reliability and...

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New Person of Interest (POI) Policy

June 23, 2021

The following message was sent to members of the Harvard community by Executive Vice President Katie Lapp and Provost Alan Garber on June 23, 2021.

Dear Members of the Harvard Community,

Harvard’s Person of Interest (POI) affiliation enables non-employee, non-student individuals to temporarily access the University’s digital and physical resources for administrative or scholarly...

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New look for HarvardKey and Duo coming July 27

June 14, 2021

On Tuesday, July 27, your HarvardKey and Duo sign in screens are getting a new look. You don’t need to do anything—the sign in process won’t change and you’ll still use the same username and password—but here’s a preview of what you’ll see.

What's changing?
 

The new, simplified HarvardKey sign in page (shown below) is designed to load faster on your devices. Your account management options will move to the menu icon at the top right of the screen.

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Send encrypted files and messages with Outlook

February 1, 2021

Harvard Microsoft 365 users can now send encrypted messages and files directly from the Outlook web or desktop apps. Encrypting an email adds an extra layer of security to the message and its attachments (up to 150MB), and means only the intended recipient can view it. Message encryption in Outlook is approved for sending high risk (...

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