HCS Account Request

HCS accounts are available for free to any Harvard student group, official or unofficial, to host webpages with 2 GB of space, a MySQL database, and a groupname@hcs.harvard.edu mailing address. The websites support PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby on Rails, and Node.js among other languages, and are hosted at http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/groupname. If you wish to request services with HCS, please fill out this form and click the "Submit" button once you have filled out all of the requested information. Your services request will then be automatically passed along to us.

If you already have an HCS account and wish to request aditional services or changes to your existing services, please e-mail help@hcs.

Email/Web/UNIX Account Details
Lowercase alphebetical characters, numbers, and dashes only. 3-16 characters, must begin with an alphabetical character. If you pick, say, mygroup, you will get email at mygroup@hcs.harvard.edu, and your website will be <http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/mygroup>. This should reflect the name of your group or project, not your name.
Please enter primary email addresses for HarvardKey/HUID access to the account. For undergraduates, this is your @college email.
MySQL databases can be used to store persistent data for your web applications. Several content management systems such as Wordpress or Drupal require this.
Mailing List
To create a mailing list for your group, please fill out the mailing list request form
This doesn't have to be War and Peace, but we would just like to know how our services are used.