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Connect with support for academics, health and wellness, social and community connection, career advising, or help in an emergency. 

 

Residential Staff

For more in-depth support you can reach out to your Yard, House, or Dudley Community resources.

Residential support

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College Guide: Navigating Campus Day-to-Day

Featuring:

  • How to book a space
  • Dining and food trucks
  • Shuttle schedules
  • Campus discounts
  • Resources for First-Year Students
  • Support services

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Physical and Mental Health and Wellbeing

Harvard is committed to providing all students with access to health resources and wellness programs to support their holistic health and wellbeing.

Health and wellbeing support

Academics

Find information on academic coaching and peer tutoring, academic requirements, and course registration. Support is also available if you’re facing academic difficulties or special circumstances such as illness. Course instructors and members of your advising network are all here to help guide you on your academic journey.

Academic support

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Social Support

Find social connection, community, and belonging on campus.

Social support

Finances

Harvard has supports available to help you manage money, find employment opportunities, and seek funding assistance in an emergency. If you’re facing unanticipated financial difficulties, you should start by contacting your Financial Aid Officer. Emergency funding and/or loans may be available.

Financial support

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Career Support

Learn how to navigate your summer and post-graduate plans, including career and graduate school guidance and support.

Career and grad school support

Off-Campus Support

A number of students may decide that living off-campus is their preference. No matter where you are, you are Harvard, and you benefit from Harvard's extended network and resources.

Off-Campus Support

First-Year International Program

International Students

Harvard is committed to the success of all of its students and has resources specifically designed to give support to international students, especially as you acclimate to life in the United States.

International student support

 

Transfer Students

Learn about resources to help you transition to your assigned upper-level House, choose courses, take advantage of extracurriculars, and jump into student life.

Transfer students

 

Military Affiliates

If you have a military background or future plans to serve the country, you'll find a welcoming community at Harvard. Resources and programs for military affiliates are available to ensure a smooth transition for students with diverse backgrounds.

Military affiliates

 

Isolation Policies

Learn what you'll need to do if you test positive, are experiencing symptoms, or if you may have been exposed to COVID-19 or Monkeypox.

Isolation Policies

Additional Support

Find information here other sources of support available to you at Harvard, including resources for emergencies and other urgent matters, technology resources, accessibility accommodations, housing, dining, transportation, ID services, and more.

Additional support