Computer Accounts and Facilities
Your Harvard computer account
As a Summer School student, you are eligible for a free Harvard computer account on the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) system that includes an e-mail account and login access to FAS computer labs.
- To create an account, visit FAS Account Management beginning in mid-March (you will need your Harvard ID number and PIN). Your account will remain active for the duration of the summer term as long as you remain registered in at least one course.
- To check your e-mail after you create an account, log into FAS Webmail.
- To receive Summer School communications via your FAS e-mail account, update your contact information in online services.
Computer and printing facilities
The Science Center has computer labs open 24 hours a day. Macintosh and PC-compatible computers and Linux workstations are available, as well as color and black-and-white laser printers. Printing is available for a small fee.
53 Church Street
The 53 Church Street lab has Macintosh and PC-compatible computers. Laser printers are also available for use without charge.
Computer access in on-campus housing
Most Harvard residences have on-site computer facilities available for Summer School student use. The computer facilities in residences are open only to students who live in those particular residences.
Computer product discounts
You are eligible for special student pricing on computer hardware and software from Apple, Dell, Microsoft, and GovConnection. You may review these special prices in online services under “Computer Product Discounts” once you are registered.
Support services at the Science Center
For information about how to connect your computer to the campus network or for assistance with software and computer account problems, contact Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT). Call (617) 495-9000, e-mail email@example.com, or visit the HUIT Walk-In Support Center in the basement of the Science Center. See the Support Center hours.