HUIT

University

University Requires New Two-Step Verification for Online Resources

College students will have to use a new two-step verification system starting Oct. 19 to access most online Harvard resources, following the implementation of HarvardKey last spring.

Harvard Yard Blackout
College

Blackout Disrupts Midterm Studying, Strands Some in Elevators

A blackout darkened most of Harvard’s River Houses and freshman dorms for about an hour Thursday night and into Friday morning.

College

Four Graduate Schools Join my.harvard Student Portal

Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.

University

Harvard Detects Network Intrusion, Recommends Password Changes

University Chief Information Officer Anne H. Margulies wrote in an email that some users’ passwords for HarvardKey, the University’s new online login system that rolled out last academic year, may have been exposed.

Wifi Woes
Student Life

Wifi Woes

A student’s computer displays an error message while trying to connect to the internet in an upperclassmen house. Students have complained of W-Fi disconnections and outages on campus over the past few weeks.

Wifi Woes
University

HUIT Sees No Evidence of Wide-Ranging Wi-Fi Disruptions

While students said they have noticed sporadic Wi-Fi disconnections in recent weeks which have caused concern, the Harvard University Information Technology office has seen no evidence of wide-ranging disruptions.

HUIT and HarvardKey
On Campus

HUIT and HarvardKey

Students work in the HUIT Walk-in Help Center in the Science Center basement as a notice about the HarvardKey authentication system flashes onscreen.

HarvardKey Timeline
HUIT

HarvardKey Timeline

HUIT and HarvardKey
College

In Response to UC, HUIT Clarifies HarvardKey Deadline

​After the Undergraduate Council called on Harvard University Information Technology to extend a deadline for switching to HarvardKey, the University’s new online authentication system, HUIT clarified Monday that College students have until June 1, not April 20, to register.

College

UC Calls on HUIT to Extend HarvardKey Deadline

After a contentious debate, the Undergraduate Council sent a letter Sunday calling on Harvard University Information Technology to extend the deadline for undergraduates to sign up for HarvardKey.

Claim your HarvardKey
FlyBy Blog

To Claim or Not to Claim your HarvardKey?

​Claim your HarvardKey, they said.

HarvardKey Video
FlyBy Blog

HarvardKey: An Eagerly Anticipated Wait

​No more counting down the days and hours (we know, we know, it was eagerly anticipated) until changes are finally made to the Harvard PIN system login screen, because the much-anticipated date of September 22 is finally almost here. Or so we thought.

Central Administration

Harvard Can't Fully Prevent Future Cyber Attacks, Experts Say

According to experts in cyber security, there may be nothing that Harvard and institutions like it can do to fully protect themselves from future attacks from hackers.

IOP

Institute of Politics Website Hacked

The hack coincided with a busy day for the IOP: the release of its biannual millennial poll.

House Life

Widespread Campus Internet Outages Resolved

HUIT issued an alert on its website about the outages, which it said began at 10:30 a.m., at around 11 a.m. Friday.