incoming students

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Incoming students: Prepare for life on campus

Get ready for your life on the MIT campus with these IT-related tips and resources.

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MIT students: Enter IS&T’s Back-to-School raffle!

Undergraduates and graduate students who will be enrolled at MIT this fall can enter to win noise-cancelling headphones, a Bluetooth speaker, an Amazon gift card, or another great prize!

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Incoming students: Get useful software and cloud services

Find out about all of the software and cloud-based services you have access to while you’re an MIT student and where can you find them.

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Incoming students: Secure your devices and data

Here’s what IS&T recommends you do to be digitally secure at MIT.

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Incoming students: Start your digital life at MIT

Here’s information about how to create your digital identity at MIT, recommendations for buying a new computer, and where to find key information about IT at the Institute.

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Incoming students: IT @ MIT starter kit

New to MIT? Here are some helpful resources to get you started with IT at the Institute.