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Computer and Information Services

The Department of Information Services provides the College community with network support, internet connectivity, computer labs, communication services, and technical training. These services include all computers, servers, database systems, security and data networks on campus. The IT Helpdesk is also available to the College community for assistance with any technical problems.

Questions? Contact the Department of Information Services at is-team@fisher.edu or 617-236-5464.  Their office is located in room 118-41.

Residence Halls

The College offers wired network ports as well as wireless networking in all residence halls. Students need to provide their own computers, software, and hardware to connect to the network, and will be required to follow some basic security guidelines to use the network.

The College also offers RCN Boston cable service in each dorm room. Students will need to sign out a cable box from the office in 118-41 and provide their own coax cable.

Computer Labs

The College maintains computers and laser printers for student use in the following locations: The Library (118 2nd floor balcony and 118-31), The Writing and Academic Support Center (111-01), the MBA Lounge (111-11), and 2 computer classroom labs (108-23 and 118-43). The lab in room 108-23 is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
The computers are installed with Microsoft Windows 10 Education, Microsoft Office, and other educational software. The College also maintains an iMac lab located in 108-22. All of the campus computers have Internet access.

Wireless Hotspots 

The College has wireless access located throughout campus and which is available to everyone. The student wireless network is an open, unsecured, wireless network service. It does not encrypt data.