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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.

Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff, Affiliates

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.

Getting started

Students, faculty, staff, and affiliatesGet connected to MITnet and the Internet

Visitors and guests:

Dorms and residence halls

FSILGS: Learn how to get connected to MITnet from on or off-campus fraternities, sororities and independent living groups

Off-campus: Learn how to get connected to MIT's Network remotely