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

Career Resources

The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.More
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.More
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.More
Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development during the Graduate Years provides advice on achieving academic success for students and faculty.More
GSAS graduate students can order business cards online in blocks of 250, 500 or 1,000.More

Dissertation Resources

The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.More
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.More
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.More
Scholarly Pursuits: A Guide to Professional Development during the Graduate Years provides advice on achieving academic success for students and faculty.More

Diversity Resources

The Accessible Education Office serves as the central campus resource for GSAS students with clinically-documented disabilities.More
GSAS Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard (GSAS MBSH) is a graduate student group that aims toMore
The objective of GSAS USN is to recruit, train, and support GSAS students interested inMore
HGWISE is a GSAS graduate student organization, founded in 2005, dedicated to the personal,More
The Harvard GSAS Latinx Student Association is an intersectional organization committed to buildingMore
The Harvard LGBTQ@GSAS Association provides a community and safe space for GSAS students who self-More
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.More
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.More
The Harvard University Native American Program aims to advance the well-being of indigenous peoples through self-determination, academic achievement, and community service.More
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.More
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.More
Since its formation in 1983, the W. E. B. Du Bois Graduate Society of GSAS has worked to create anMore

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.More
The FAS Registrar’s Office maintains academic records for students in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.More
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.More
The my.harvard website enables students to search for courses and manage class enrollment including adding, dropping, lotteries, and bidding.More
The GSAS Office of Student Affairs is responsible for the welfare of Harvard's graduate students.More

Family Resources

The site helps parents identify babysitters, nannies, child care centers, family day care, camps, tutors, and special needs providers.More
With the help of Harvard Neighbors, student-parents can access resources to help with childcare, education, and more.More
Spouses and the unmarried children under 21 of Harvard students or scholars are eligible for dependent visa status.More
The Harvard International Office (HIO) serves the University's international students and scholars and provides information relevant to their spouses, partners, and children.More
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.More
Harvard University Health Services is a multi-specialty medical practice exclusively for members of the Harvard community.More
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.More
Harvard maintains more than 20 lactation rooms throughout campus to support nursing parents.More
As the director of student services, Danielle Farrell is the go-to person for GSAS students.More
GSAS offers students enrolled in PhD programs parental accommodation and financial support following a childbirth or adoption event.More
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.More

Financial Resources

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

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.More
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning supports Harvard's teaching community.More
The Fellowships & Writing Center helps GSAS students to heighten the impact of their research.More
The Harvard International Office (HIO) serves the University's international students and scholars and provides information relevant to their spouses, partners, and children.More
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.More
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 beginning their graduate programs.More

Research Resources

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

Safety Resources

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.More
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.More
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.More
Harvard University maintains two ombudsman offices that are confidential, neutral, and independent resources.More
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.More
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.More

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.More
HUHS Counseling and Mental Health Services provides confidential support to students year-round.More
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.More
Harvard University Health Services is a multi-specialty medical practice exclusively for members of the Harvard community.More
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.More
This page offers tips for identifying and managing stress, staying connected with others during social distancing and self-isolation, and practicing good sleep hygiene.More
The Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS) works to assist students in reducing the negative consequences associated with alcohol and substance misuse/abuse.More
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.More
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.More
Harvard University maintains two ombudsman offices that are confidential, neutral, and independent resources.More
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.More

Teaching Resources

The Accessible Education Office serves as the central campus resource for GSAS students with clinically-documented disabilities.More
The Central Application for Teaching Sections (CATS) is a tool academic departments use to make teaching fellow (TF) opportunities visible to graduate students.More
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning supports Harvard's teaching community.More
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.More
The Harvard Library is the world's largest academic library. GSAS students have direct access to its unparalleled resources.More
Harvard Writing Project consultants can help teaching fellows develop all aspects of their writing instruction pedagogy.More
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.More

Transportation Resources

Use Blue Bikes (formerly known as Hubway) to travel across Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Brookline.More
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.More
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.More
Harvard shuttle buses serve the Cambridge and Allston campuses. Visit the Harvard Transportation and Parking website for schedules.More