If You are New to Harvard...

ID Number and ID Card

After your appointment has been activated, go to The Harvard ID Services Office in person.
Make sure to bring with you a photo ID (i.e. passport, or driver's license).

Location: Holyoke Center, Room 807, 1350 Massachusetts Ave. | View Map
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

Contact: (617) 496-7827 | Fax: 617-496-8278 | email: id_services [at] harvard.edu

Harvard PIN

A Harvard Personal Identification Number (PIN) is intended to serve as a secure means of authenticating your identity to gain online access to University websites and information (i.e. set up your e-mail account, gym memberships, parking, etc...)
Obtain your PIN

E-Mail Accounts

Activate my FAS E-mail Account
phone: (617) 495-7777
email: ithelp [at] fas.harvard.edu

Computer Purchasing

If you need a computer for your office, please contact Meg Lynch or Meg Jarvi in the HEB administrative office.

All other computer purchases: The Harvard Technology and Product Center

Showroom located in Science Center Basement

Computer Software/Support and Networking

Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT)
IT support, software downloads
phone: (617) 495-7777 | email: ithelp [at] fas.harvard.edu | website

Connecting to the Internet

You must register your computer with FAS IT to obtain access to the Harvard wireless network. website

Harvard University’s Emergency Notification System: MessageMe

Allows the University to quickly distribute critical information to you, wherever you are located,
during an emergency, sign up now.

Harvard Intranet "HARVIE"