Important: Effective Monday, April 22, the tie lines that allow MIT employees to call Harvard staff by dialing a 5-digit extension will no longer be operational. To place calls to Harvard after 4/22, use the same procedure as for other off-campus calls – dial 9 and the 10-digit phone number.
Get recommendations on computers, laptops, printers, mobile devices, and minimum hardware configurations. Purchase hardware through our discount program. Learn where to go for computer or printer repairs.
IS&T's Distributed IT Resources (DITR) team offers specialized desktop preventative maintenance services to administrative members of departments that have little or no IT support: The AdminIT Program.
MIT has a diverse set of printing requirements and options. IS&T provides recommendations for buying the right printers to meet these requirements, instructions for printing, and access to printer repair services.
IS&T maintains a limited pool of approximately 70 student loaner laptops that may be requested by students for academic work in cases where they do not own a personal laptop. Laptops must be returned promptly at the end of each academic semester.
The Service Center offers a full range of hardware repair and maintenance services to the MIT Community in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The IS&T Help Desk provides needs analysis and computing pre-purchase support for MIT students, faculty, and staff interested in buying a computer or computer accessories.
Protect your electronic devices from theft and your data from unauthorized access if lost or stolen.
Media sanitizing is electronic file destruction. In the same way paper files containing sensitive information can be shredded or burned, electronic files can be destroyed using various methods. The most effective form of electronic data destruction is done with file shredding software.