You must register your computer in order to use the Harvard network.
When you first arrive on campus, connect to the "Harvard University" network via either wired or wireless network and launch a web browser. You will be automatically redirected to getonline.harvard.edu, which will guide you through the steps to register your computer.
- Wireless connection overview
- Connecting to Harvard's secure wireless (HarvardKey required)
- Connecting to Harvard's guest wireless
- Creating a Sponsored Guest account (HarvardKey required)
Wired Connections (On-Campus Residents Only)
If the device you wish to connect to the network can't show a webpage - such as an Apple TV, Roku, PlayStation, XBox, or other consumer devices, you must manually register it with the network management system.
For further assistance, contact the Service Desk at 617-495-7777.
Note: Personal wireless routers are not allowed on the Harvard network