• Mon. 4/13 @ 9am

    If your MATLAB software is warning you that it's going to expire soon, don't worry: Brown's annual MATLAB license renewal is in progress.

    Later this month, we will post instructions for re-activating your MATLAB TAH (Total Academic Headcount) license. We'll share this by Morning Mail, on our Twitter account (@ITatBrown), and on this site (

  • Wed. 4/8 @ 11am

    About a year ago, CIS began a large effort to improve wireless on campus, focusing on residence halls and large classrooms. 

    Some of the buildings we recently completed include Pembroke, Young Orchard 4 and 10, Rockefeller Library, and the John Carter Brown Library.

    Want to keep track of our progress and plans? Visit

  • Fri. 4/3 @ 10am

    Did you know that Microsoft Office 365 is available for all students, faculty, and staff for installation on personal computers?

    Microsoft Office 365 allows you to download and run Microsoft Office on up to 5 personal computers or devices while you are affiliated with Brown. To get started, visit

  • Wed. 4/1 @ 3pm

    As always, we recommend following the links to confirm the time and date in case anything changes. If we missed something, tweet us @ITatBrown or email

  • Tue. 3/31 @ 11am

    On the morning of Wednesday 4/1*, we will be replacing the wireless certificate for the Brown network. When this happens, your computers, phones, and tablets may disconnect from wifi.

  • Thu. 3/26 @ 11am

    FRS is a legacy financial system that has been replaced with Workday Financials. The FRS application will be retired by the end of May, 2015. When this happens, FRS, Web Ledgers, and Web Requisitions (Web Reqs) will no longer be available. Legacy financial data from this application will be available through the Cognos reporting tool.

  • Sat. 3/14 @ 2pm

    We're excited to launch a new look. Some of our goals in this redesign were:

  • Thu. 3/12 @ 11am

    The Information Security Group has postponed the screening of the documentary "The Internet's Own Boy", originally scheduled on April 14, until later in the year. Look for an announcement of the new date and time early this fall.

  • Tue. 3/10 @ 7pm

    Philo just got better.

    Based on your feedback, Philo has been redesigned to give you a more intuitive and streamlined TV experience. Here’s what’s new: 

  • Tue. 3/3 @ 8pm

    We're happy to announce that Filemaker is now available for Brown students, and we additional licensing which makes it easier for faculty and staff to download immediately instead of having to submit a request as was previously necessary.

    Filemaker Pro 13Filemaker is a popular and powerful database software.