Academic Resources

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) helps students to reach their full academic potential and access the transformative power of education in an inclusive and equitable environment.
The Accessible Education Office serves as the central campus resource for GSAS students with clinically-documented disabilities.
Access a variety of tools to help you collaborate with colleagues and share files online while working remotely.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning supports Harvard's teaching community.
The FAS Registrar’s Office maintains academic records for students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
Harvard Global Support Services provides tools and guidance for students, faculty, and staff that enable them to safely pursue overseas study, work, and research.
The Harvard International Office (HIO) serves the University's international students and scholars and provides information relevant to their spouses, partners, and children.
The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library. GSAS students have direct access to its unparalleled resources.
Harvard University Information Technology's (HUIT) IT Help portal allows users to better access HUIT services.
The Office of Academic Programs supports GSAS degree programs, the faculty who support and lead...
The Writing Oasis is organized by the Fellowships & Writing Center to provide a space for accountability, productivity, and peer support in the writing process.
Take these small actions to work securely, no matter where you are.

Career Resources

With more than 34,000 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) alumni and 330,000 Harvard alumni worldwide, the Harvard community is an enormous resource for you to explore and connect with.
The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
The Harvard Innovation Labs enables students to access a network of advisors and resources and discover exciting opportunities in pursuit of innovative ideas and entrepreneurial ventures.
The Office of Career Services (OCS) assists GSAS students and alumni in preparing for their professional futures through individual advising, workshops, guest speakers, and extensive online resources.
Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development during the Graduate Years provides advice on achieving academic success for students and faculty.
GSAS graduate students can order business cards online in blocks of 250, 500 or 1,000.

Dissertation Resources

The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
GSAS Policies, previously known as the GSAS Student Handbook describe, the policies and procedures that apply to students enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
The Division of Medical Sciences has developed a guide for its PhD students that contains useful information for any graduate program. The guide includes tips on creating Zoom meetings, preparing slides, sharing screens and more.
Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development during the Graduate Years provides advice on achieving academic success for students and faculty.

Diversity Resources

The Accessible Education Office serves as the central campus resource for GSAS students with clinically-documented disabilities.
GSAS Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard (GSAS MBSH) is a graduate student group that aims to...
The objective of GSAS USN is to recruit, train, and support GSAS students interested in...
HGWISE is a GSAS graduate student organization, founded in 2005, dedicated to the personal,...
The Harvard GSAS Latinx Student Association is an intersectional organization committed to building...
The Harvard LGBTQ@GSAS Association provides a community and safe space for GSAS students who self-...
HPRSA is a Harvard-wide group that aims to create an environment of social and professional interactions for students who identify as Puerto Ricans and celebrate Puerto Rican culture.
Harvard University Disability Services provides leadership to University efforts to ensure an accessible, welcoming working and learning environment for individuals with disabilities while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.
The Harvard University Native American Program aims to advance the well-being of indigenous peoples through self-determination, academic achievement, and community service.
The mission of the Office of Diversity and Minority Affairs is--through social, professional development and academic activities, and advising--to recruit and mentor a community of scholars that reflects the ethnic and cultural diversity of our society.
As the two resource coordinators working within GSAS, Danielle Farrell and Seth Avakian address issues of sexual and gender-based harassment and work together to carry out the University’s commitment to provide a positive learning, teaching, and working environment for the entire community.
Since its formation in 1983, the W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Society of GSAS has worked to create an...

Enrollment Resources

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) helps students to reach their full academic potential and access the transformative power of education in an inclusive and equitable environment.
The FAS Registrar’s Office maintains academic records for students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
GSAS Policies, previously known as the GSAS Student Handbook describe, the policies and procedures that apply to students enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
The my.harvard website enables students to search for courses and manage class enrollment including adding, dropping, lotteries, and bidding.
The GSAS Office of Student Affairs is responsible for the welfare of Harvard's graduate students.

Family Resources

The site helps parents identify babysitters, nannies, child care centers, family day care, camps, tutors, and special needs providers.
With the help of Harvard Neighbors, student-parents can access resources to help with childcare, education, and more.
Spouses and the unmarried children under 21 of Harvard students or scholars are eligible for dependent visa status.
The Harvard GSAS Student-Parents Organization is a GSAS student group that works to enrich the lives of parents in GSAS.
The Harvard International Office (HIO) serves the University's international students and scholars and provides information relevant to their spouses, partners, and children.
The Harvard Student Spouses and Partners Association (HSSPA) is a volunteer-run organization open to spouses and partners of Harvard community members to find intellectual stimulation and a sense of belonging within the university.
Harvard University Health Services is a multi-specialty medical practice exclusively for members of the Harvard community.
GSAS students may enroll eligible dependents (married spouse and dependent children) when covered by both the Student Health Fee and the Student Health Insurance Plan.
Harvard maintains more than 20 lactation rooms throughout campus to support nursing parents.
As the director of student services, Danielle Farrell is the go-to person for GSAS students...
GSAS offers students enrolled in PhD programs parental accommodation and financial support following a childbirth or adoption event.
This page offers parents insight to children's perception of the impact of COVID-19, as well as recommendations for communicating messages to and supporting their children.

Financial Resources

Through the CARAT database, students can access information about grants and fellowships appropriate to graduate and postdoctoral students.
The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
The Office of Financial Aid helps students develop a plan that enables them to secure the resources necessary to pursue their graduate education.
GSAS offers students enrolled in PhD programs parental accommodation and financial support following a childbirth or adoption event.
The Student Employment Office (SEO) works with faculty, the community, and all University departments to connect students with term-time and summer employment opportunities.

International Student Resources

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) helps students to reach their full academic potential and access the transformative power of education in an inclusive and equitable environment.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning supports Harvard's teaching community.
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) offers an English Language Conversation Program for...
The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
The Harvard International Office (HIO) serves the University's international students and scholars and provides information relevant to their spouses, partners, and children.
The Bok Center provides support to individuals to develop their oral English proficiency and to international students to improve their communication, speaking, or teaching skills.
The Professional Communication Program for New International Scholars introduces incoming international graduate students to life at Harvard and helps them activate their English language skills in preparation for their graduate programs.

Research Resources

The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.
Harvard Global Support Services provides tools and guidance for students, faculty, and staff that enable them to safely pursue overseas study, work, and research.
The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library. GSAS students have direct access to its unparalleled resources.

Safety Resources

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Availability
Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) is a full-service police department that includes police officers, detectives, civilian communication dispatchers, and administrative personnel to maintain a safe a secure campus in partnership with the community.
The Office for Dispute Resolution (ODR) investigates sexual and gender-based misconduct complaints against Harvard students, staff, and faculty members, as well as third parties in association with Harvard programs or activities.
The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) seeks to eliminate harm, violence, and oppression in the Harvard community through the promotion of gender equity and social justice.
Harvard University maintains two ombudsman offices that are confidential, neutral, and independent resources.
As the two resource coordinators working within GSAS, Danielle Farrell and Seth Avakian address issues of sexual and gender-based harassment and work together to carry out the University’s commitment to provide a positive learning, teaching, and working environment for the entire community.
No member of the FAS community, on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity shall be denied the benefits of or subjected to discrimination in any University program or activity.

Student Life Resources

Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) is the oldest collegiate foodservice in America and is a...
Located in Harvard Yard on the first floor of Lehman Hall, the GSAS Commons serves the Harvard...
GSAS students receive free student memberships at the Harvard Athletic Facilities, which includes...
Harvard Language Revealed Each university has its own vernacular and Harvard is no exception. Even...
Harvard University Housing offers students from across the University a wide variety of properties...
The Office of Residential Life serves as the primary housing resource for GSAS students. Their...
Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for employees and other Harvard...
The Residence Hall Handbook is designed to familiarize you with the rules and regulations...
The Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) aims to provide a residential environment...

Support Resources

The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion (CWHP) works to cultivate a happy, healthy, and engaged Harvard community through education and the promotion of holistic health.
HUHS Counseling and Mental Health Services provides confidential support to students year-round.
Everyone experiences grief in their own way and in their own time. Harvard offers students resources that can help them heal.
The Harvard Chaplains represent many of the world’s religious and spiritual traditions and share a collective commitment to serving the spiritual and ethical needs of the students, faculty, and staff of Harvard University.
Harvard University Health Services is a multi-specialty medical practice exclusively for members of the Harvard community.
This page identifies common reactions to the Coronavirus outbreak and offers tips on how to manage fears and anxiety, as well as coping strategies during this evolving situation.
This page offers tips for identifying and managing stress, staying connected with others during social distancing and self-isolation, and practicing good sleep hygiene.
The Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS) works to assist students in reducing the negative consequences associated with alcohol and substance misuse/abuse.
The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) seeks to eliminate harm, violence, and oppression in the Harvard community through the promotion of gender equity and social justice.
The Office of Work/Life administers a variety of programs that provide resources for child care, after-school programs, public or private schools, or elder care.
Harvard University maintains two ombudsman offices that are confidential, neutral, and independent resources.
This page defines common language used to refer to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, identifies common reactions to the outbreak, and offers tips for social distancing, quarantining, and isolation.

Teaching Resources

The Accessible Education Office serves as the central campus resource for GSAS students with clinically-documented disabilities.
The Central Application for Teaching Sections (CATS) is a tool academic departments use to make teaching fellow (TF) opportunities visible to graduate students.
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning supports Harvard's teaching community.
GSAS Policies, previously known as the GSAS Student Handbook describe, the policies and procedures that apply to students enrolled in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library. GSAS students have direct access to its unparalleled resources.
Harvard Writing Project consultants can help teaching fellows develop all aspects of their writing instruction pedagogy.
Harvard University Information Technology's (HUIT) IT Help portal allows users to better access HUIT services.
The Bok Center provides support to individuals to develop their oral English proficiency and to international students to improve their communication, speaking, or teaching skills.

Technology Resources

Academic Technology for FAS provides expert advice, consulting, training, development, and support.
Access a variety of tools to help you collaborate with colleagues and share files online while working remotely.
Harvard University Information Technology's (HUIT) IT Help portal allows users to better access HUIT services.
Take these small actions to work securely, no matter where you are.

Transportation Resources

Use Blue Bikes (formerly known as Hubway) to travel across Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline.
Harvard provides safe and reliable transportation and parking for the University community, including shuttle and van service, fleet management, and the award-winning CommuterChoice Program.
Students at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences can purchase semester MBTA local bus, link (bus and subway), or commuter rail passes (all zones) at a 50 percent discount.
Harvard shuttle buses serve the Cambridge and Allston campuses. Visit the Harvard Transportation and Parking website for schedules.
Looking for directions? You can get to Harvard's main campus by plane, rail, bus, or car.