IS&T provides access to Duo, a two-factor authentication application that leverages landlines and smartphones as an "Approve" or "Deny" system to identify users. Duo is a self-service web application that is being used for Touchstone-enabled web applications at MIT.
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.
OpenID Connect (OIDC) is a RESTful authorization service that allows members of the MIT community to set authorization requirements for applications to access their RESTful Web APIs and Services at MIT. These requirements are based on OAuth2.0.
MITnet is the short name for MIT's campus-wide computer network.
MIT has a ubiquitous wireless network installation maintained by IS&T. It is in all academic and on campus residential buildings including many public spaces.
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.
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.