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.
Network & Wireless
Learn how to connect to our campus network securely — via wireless or high-speed Ethernet connection — on campus or from home through your internet service provider.
MIT has a ubiquitous wireless network installation maintained by IS&T in all academic and on campus residential buildings including many public spaces.
The Virtual Private Network (VPN) assists MIT clients with connectivity on and off campus. IS&T recommends and supports Cisco's AnyConnect VPN, a VPN client that works on a wide variety of operating systems and hardware configurations.
MIT Touchstone is a single sign-on web authentication service that allows members of the MIT community to log in to participating MIT and federated websites. When using a Touchstone-enabled application, your password will never be passed to the application server.
MIT offers access to MITnet and the internet from its on-campus residence halls and living groups. All undergraduate and graduate students are offered a variety of services designed to get your computer on the network quickly and easily.