MITnet is MIT's campus-wide computer network, connecting the MIT community and guests to thousands of workstations, servers, printers, mobile devices, and electronic resources of every kind located on- and off-campus.
Benefits and key features
Members of the MIT community can access the network from on campus via high-speed (wired) Ethernet or wireless Ethernet, and from off-campus via an MIT provided dial-up connection or an external ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Your MIT Kerberos username and password, also known as your Athena, MIT email, or MITnet account.
All network users are expected to follow the MITnet Rules of Use.
Students, faculty, staff, and affiliates: Learn how to get connected to MITnet and the Internet (wireless and wired)
Visitors and guests:
- Learn about connecting to the secure wireless network.
- Learn about getting temporary access to the network via the ethernet.
Dorms and residence halls
Off-campus: Learn how to get connected to MIT's Network remotely.