User Accounts HarvardKey is Harvard University's unified online user credential and it is increasingly used in conjunction with Two Step Verification. To manage your HarvardKey and Two Step Verification visit key.harvard.edu.
WiFi Setup For instructions on how to join “Harvard Secure”, our preferred wireless network, click here.
Printers Studio Printing Tutorial
New and returning students are required to complete this Tutorial before printing in color (this includes large format as well as the Xerox Color Laser Jets). Please allow up to 30 minutes for course completions to be acknowledged.  Next, learn how to install printers and view your transaction history in PaperCut.  Other valuable printing resources include instructional plotting videos for large format printing, pricing and known issues to try and avoid.
Installing Software The GSD provides a large collection of software for GSD Students to install on their personal computers. This software can be downloaded from our File Server (named GSDServer). Note: Many applications have unique installation instructions involving network licenses and user registrations.   AutoCAD | Rhino | VRay | ArcGIS | BootCamp |
Server Access GSDSERVER is the file server where you will find shared files including Software Installers and Course Folders. Click here for instructions to create a ‘shortcut’. Please Note: Remote access to the server requires a VPN connection.
VPN VPN (Virtual Private Networking) is a service that allows remote access to internal resources. For example, with a VPN connection, you can run network licensed GSD Software and access your GSD Course folders on GSDServer.  All GSD Students are automatically provisioned for VPN Service.  Click Here for installation instructions.
Email Click here for information on O365 our cloud based mail and collaboration platform, a Microsoft Service managed by Harvard University.
TA Registration GSD Teaching Assistants (TA) help faculty prepare course materials and provide logistical support for coursework, lectures, room scheduling, etc. If you are a TA Click here to register and receive important communications and information regarding your role as a Teaching Assistant.
Computer Labs GSD Students have access to a handful of small computer lab resources in Gund Hall and Kirkland Street, in addition to the larger IQSS Computer Center next to Gund Hall in the CGIS Knafel Building.  Click here for more detailed information about Computer Labs.  Please Note: unattended rendering is not allowed in the computer labs.  Please contact Help Desk for information about our rendering services.