Find what IT resources, support and help are available to MIT students

Duo Security

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.

Wolfram|Alpha Pro

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Wolfram|Alpha Pro is licensed for use by MIT faculty, staff, and students.
Note: Lincoln Laboratory and Whitehead Institute staff are not covered by MIT's license.

How to Obtain


alert icon   Important: Licenses must be renewed every year after June 30.

Note: License distribution is done by Wolfram.



MIT has increased Dropbox default storage quotas to 10 TB for MIT faculty, lecturers, and Spring 2020 teaching assistants and to 500 GB for all others at no charge.

In response to requests by community members, these quota increases were made to better facilitate remote learning, working, and collaboration.

Code42 CrashPlan

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CrashPlan is the recommended, free cloud backup solution for desktops and laptops at MIT. CrashPlan sends an encrypted copy of your data to Code42 Software servers via the CrashPlan server and Internet2 connection in the IS&T Data Center. TSM is the recommended service for backing up servers.

CrashPlan is available for academic and administrative use by current MIT faculty, staff, and students on both MIT-owned and personal computers.

How to Obtain

Download (MIT certificate required)


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