How do I get an MITnet IP address for use in the classrooms?
Go to the MIT IS&T Request an IP Address/Host Name page to submit a request.
What is Athena and how do I get an account?
Athena is MIT's campus wide computer system and is completely separate from the Math Department's network. Details on obtaining an account can be found here.
How do I access a session on Athena from a Math Department machine?
At a terminal prompt, type the following:
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org (replace username with your ATHENA account)