Guides and Videos


D2L is the Institute’s learning management system that provides a central location for all course content, quizzes, assignment submissions and grades.


IONLINE is the online service that allows students to search and register for classes, view class schedules, view grades and keep contact information current.

EMS (Room Reservation)

Meeting room reservation application. For Classroom requests use the online request form in the Registrar's Intranet.


Pharos is the MGH Institute's printing system. Pharos allows printing for faculty, staff, and students within the Mass General Brigham network - you must be connected to the network to use this feature. Students can print using these instructions. 


SPSS is the statistical software package used by the Institute. The SPSS client is available to be downloaded on faculty computers and is also available on all student computers throughout the Institute. SPSS is not available to be downloaded on student laptops.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

VPN is an application provided by Mass General Brigham IS that allows the user to access the Mass General Brigham (formerly Partners) network remotely.

Purchasing Windows 11

If you purchase a new Microsoft Windows laptop the operating system must be Windows 11  Pro or Windows 10 Pro. The Pro edition is used as part of the encryption requirement.