Facilities at SPH
Computer Classrooms and Student Computer Laboratory Space
|Room||Student computers||Instructor computer
|Kresge LL6||49||Yes||Yes (2)|
|Kresge 2nd Floor Atrium||8||N/A||Yes (2)|
NOTE: Students have access to virtual computer laboratory (VDI) on their own laptops and may access software from any location, on or off campus. For installation instructions, please visit: VDI directions.
The Department of Information Technology maintains the audio-visual systems for classrooms and auditoria in the Kresge and FXB Buildings.
Locations and room sizes are as follows:
|Room||Capacity||Web Streaming? **
*Kresge 202A and Kresge 202B can be made into one larger room of 64.
** Where available, streaming is available live and/or on-demand.
*** Zoom carts are available in all locations or portable carts are available for deployment
Two climate-controlled card-access server rooms are managed by the HSPH IT Department. One is located in the Kresge Building LL and one in Landmark Center. These rooms are home to hundreds of servers used for central and departmental services. Additionally, space is rented in downtown Boston for redundancy and disaster recovery. Finally, many servers including the SPH website, are located in the cloud at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Pantheon, or other providers.
There are 20 kiosks located around the school providing quick access to email and the web. The kiosks are located outside classrooms for the convenience of students in the following locations:
- Kresge G-level
- Kresge 2nd floor
- FXB lobby
- FXB G-level
The Harvard Chan School has deployed wireless access points to all floors and buildings. For more information on Wireless please click here.
Zoom carts are available in all rooms and/or portable units are available. Zoom is also available in most departmental conference rooms. Zoom is available for personal web conferencing to the entire SPH community.
HSPH maintains a central control room that ties together G1, G2, G3, Kresge 502, Kresge 200, Kresge 202a/b and the Kresge Quad. This allows for taping of events, overflow from classroom to classroom and web streaming.