News & Events

Skype for Business Transition to Microsoft teams

March 31, 2020
Microsoft has announced that they will retire Skype for Business in 2021 and will replace it with Microsoft Teams for its chat and conferencing capabilities. HUIT has decided to postpone the shut-down of Harvard’s Skype for Business service, originally planned for March 27. We will look towards completing this work sometime in June. For additional information about the transition, please visit our article... Read more about Skype for Business Transition to Microsoft teams

Harvard Key Light Project Underway

March 19, 2020
The Identity & Access Management Team has begun work on a new project 'Harvard Key Light'.  The vision for this initiative is to enable an extended population of current and prospective Harvard users to readily access University online resources through simplified and secure processes that improve the user experience and promote active collaboration across and beyond Harvard. 

We know there are additional populations with an affiliation to Harvard who might not have a HUID but need access to online resources, so we plan to offer a service to help...

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Zoom video conferencing for FAS faculty, students, and staff

Coronavirus planning: Zoom Training to Support Teaching

March 7, 2020

As you may be aware, Dean Gay has asked FAS faculty to familiarize themselves with Zoom in preparation for possible interruptions to residential teaching due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Her message to faculty (included below) highlights the training and resources now available to faculty and instructional support staff, and we hope you will share these resources within your departments. Read more...

New process for auto-forwarding Office 365 email

February 26, 2020

What is happening?

Beginning in late February, the way that users can set up auto-forwarding for their Office 365 email is changing. New users and those that are not currently auto-forwarding will no longer have access to the standard interface for enabling email auto-forwarding.  As an alternative, if desired, users can set up inbox rules to auto-forward email from their Office 365 accounts.

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