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 outgoing mail was set to Physics and you can no longer send email, you will need to switch to your new primary email addresses outgoing server. Also 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)