• Mon. 7/20 @ 1pm

    In today’s world, a password alone is not enough.

    Two-Step verification for Brown accounts is available for all students, staff, and faculty. This feature, which uses a product called Duo, will protect your Brown account even if someone is able to access or guess your password. It combines something you know (your password) with something you have (a phone or code).

  • Thu. 7/9 @ 2pm

    In preparation for Windows 10’s July 29th release, CIS evaluated its compatibility with Brown services and software. 


    Our Recommendation

    For most of the Brown community, it's now OK to upgrade to Windows 10. Please read the "Known Issues" section below for more details on compatiblity before you upgrade.

    We also found some issues with Brown services noted in the list below.

  • Wed. 7/8 @ 10am

    Brown students, staff, and Brown-paid faculty now have unlimited access to courses.

  • Wed. 7/1 @ 9am

    Faculty and staff can now download and install Camtasia Studio, a screen recording & video editing software for Windows and Mac. It adds to our repertoire of similar such tools like PersonalCapture, and Ink2Go.

  • Tue. 6/30 @ 2pm

    We're hiring! Here are our current job openings in Computing & Information Services; you can apply at the links below.

  • Tue. 6/23 @ 10am

    We are making a change to the Eduroam wireless network to make it easier for members of the Brown community to connect.

    Eduroam is a free, secure worldwide access service which allows students, researchers and staff from participating institutions to connect to the internet at other participating institutions.

  • Mon. 6/15 @ 9am

    If you have Windows 7 or 8, you may have been prompted to "reserve your upgrade" for Windows 10.

    Windows 10 will be released on July 29th. CIS is currently testing Windows 10 for compatibility with Brown systems and will publicize any compatibility issues on or before July 15th; the announcement will be in Morning Mail and on our website,

    Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt

  • Thu. 6/4 @ 12pm

    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

  • Mon. 6/1 @ 3pm

    We're excited to announce that Adobe Creative Cloud is now available for students, staff, and Brown-paid faculty to install on personal computers.

    This suite of software includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere, among others. After the initial Creative Cloud installation, you can choose which apps you'd like to install.

  • Wed. 5/20 @ 2pm

    Coming to Brown this weekend for commencement or reunions? We recently improved wifi in the outdoor areas listed below. If you are a visitor, we welcome you to connect to our Brown-Guest network for internet access.