Physics Computing Services - On-Line Help




As of January 9th, 2017 the Physics mail system only forwards mail sent to existing @physics addresses. It can no longer  be used to read or send mail.

On January 10th, if you have not set mail forwarding and your @physics mail has stopped working, you can still set your forwarding using your Physics username and password via

After end-of-business January 10th, if you have not set forwarding, your account will be disabled and you will need to contact help@physics and ask for your address to be re-enabled and forwarded to your preferred address.

 If outgoign mail was set to Physics and you can no longer send email, see:


Where to go if you need help:

 Faculty, Staff, Post-Doc, Lab, G3+ Research Computing  
FAS/HUIT Help Desk 5-7777 or 5-9000 FAS-IT website Research Computing Oddyssey Cluster, etc. RC website  




Faculty/Staff/Student/Lab Computer Support HUIT/FAS Desktop Support or or 5-7777
Research Computing (RC/HPTC)
Projectors or Media equipment contact Media & Technology Services/IMS or call 5-9460
Lecture Recording - Instructional Media Services
CfA - For Center for Astrophysics support: Contact CfA IT
HETG - For High Energy Theory Group support: Contact HUT
SEAS - For School of Engineering and Applied Sciences support: Visit SEAS IT
GENERAL/FAS - For general computing issues and FAS e-mail: Visit the HUIT Computing site
SOFTWARE - To purchase software or hardware for yourself, research or faculty: Visit the TechHub
SOFTWARE - For Harvard provided software for your laptop, research or personal computer: Visit the FAS-IT/HUIT Software site
WIRELESS NETWORK - For wireless access for your laptop or other device: Visit the Harvard NOC Autoreg System or view instructions here and here. (these instructions can be used for wired devices as well as wireless)
WIRED NETWORK - To register your lab/desktop machine on the Harvard network: Visit the Harvard NOC Autoreg System - Also How to find your MAC Address
LAPTOPS - For information about setting up or restoring your laptop click here Repairs? click here (Note: Physics Computer Services does not support or provide laptops or desktops)