Research Computing

H&S IT supports faculty members and their teams throughout the school with consulting and computational resources to enable research.

Humanities and Sciences IT (H&S IT) is part of the Dean’s Office of the School of Humanities and Sciences (H&S). The H&S IT Team works with University IT (UIT), our peer IT organizations and external partners to support the H&S community. 

We further the academic mission of the school through the use of technology by making administration more efficient, and teaching, learning and research more effective.

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Upcoming Initiatives

We’ve become aware of a bad interaction between recent MacOS releases and Stanford’s Code 42 Crashplan backup software.  Recent MacOS releases require explicit permission for non-Apple applications to access all of a user's storage.

Starting in this summer Cardinal Key will be required for computers and phones accessing Stanford resources such as Axess, webmail, and Stanford’s Google Drive.

In the coming months, there will be several changes to Stanford's IT infrastructure that will affect our Apple computer users.

Featured News

  • Deadlines

On October 9th, University IT sent an email about Virtual Host Redirects.

As of October 13, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security and software updates for Office 2016 for Macs.

Our colleagues in University IT have been able to secure a campus-wide license for MATLAB and Simulink, which is now free to use for Stanford faculty, staff, and students.  Previously, community me

  • Announcements

Hosted by Stanford’s Information Security and Privacy Offices, the Cybersecurity and Privacy Festival aims to raise awareness and understanding about how to ensure our online lives are safe and sec