FAS Computer Services to Harvard University IT: (617) 495-7777.
Wireless computer networking is available in most of the
Science Center. |
To utilize wireless networking, you will need a standard 802.11b
wireless adapter in your laptop. Apple Airport cards work fine,
as well as any wireless adapters for PC laptops.
You will simply need to set the SSID of the adapter to set to |
Note that this name is case sensitive and the space between the
two words is necessary.
To register your adapter, you should automatically be directoed to the
- Wireless networking does not replace wired networking in individual
offices: it is slower, less reliable, and less secure.
- 802.11a is a newer standard at a different radio frequency that is
incompatible with the 802.11b access points utilized throughout Harvard
and most other external locations.
- Note that the Mathematics department library is a laptop free zone.
- If you should teach in an other building and need the network
connection, check first whether you have a connection. Some buildings do
not yet have wireless and even in some lecture rooms at the science center,
the signal is weak.