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.
This information applies to FAS faculty and staff, as well as Central Administration staff, who have been provided with a new computer. Other users should contact their local IT department.
Along with your computer, you may have received a new or updated set of applications. As a result, HUIT has put together resources to help you become more familiar with some of the new features and tools, including materials pertaining to our standard suite of security applications, as well as some reference
Computers, peripherals, and accessories are available for purchase through the Harvard Online Crimson Marketplace (HCOMarketplace). Look for the Apple, Dell, and GovConnection logos under the "Audio Visual and Computer" section. You must be an authorized purchaser to access the HCOMarketplace. If you are not an
On September 18, HUIT's Endpoint Systems Management team began the process of deploying the security tool, Identity Finder, to Windows computers in the FAS and Central Administration. If your computer already had Identity Finder installed it was updated to the most current version. If your computer did not have the application previously installed it has now been installed on your computer and you will see an Identity Finder shortcut icon on your desktop.
Printers - Below are the recommended standard printer configurations that HUIT can purchase, deploy and support on your department's behalf. Please coordinate with your local department leadership regarding funding and logistics. HUIT can also assist with the selection and deployment of specialized equipment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Tablets - For more information on purchasing, connectivity and security for these devices please review the policy
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Desktop hardware and software standard configurations
The documents below are HUIT’s recommended standard configurations (standard software noted as well). Please coordinate with your local department leadership regarding funding (if applicable) and logistics. HUIT is happy to assist with the selection and deployment of specialized equipment. Contact email@example.com with any questions
Non-standard software is installed upon request and
Harvard University IT (HUIT) will support access to HUIT email systems for Harvard-owned and personal mobile devices (computers, phones & tablets) that use a compatible operating system and comply with security standards described below.
In the FAS and Central Administration, tablets (iPads, etc.) for staff use will continue to be
The PaperCut client lets you see your printing balance in a window on your computer. You do not need it in order to print - it is merely a convenience. However if you had already installed the client, you will need to update it by installing the newest version or it will fail to connect to the new PaperCut service.
From the Start menu choose Run (Windows XP, Windows Vista) or Search (Windows 7) and type:\\fas-ppc.ad.fas.harvard.edu\PaperCut_PC_Install
If you are asked for your username and password, enter your FAS Domain services password.
Each time you restart your computer, you need to reconnect to the print server before you can print. The easiest way to do that is to create a shortcut on your desktop that you can double-click before printing.
In your web browser, visit the List of printer locations to determine which of the two print servers hosts the printers you want to print to.
Right click on your desktop, and select New, then Shortcut.