Other ways to report

There are several other ways to report, raise, and/or seek resolution to concerns available to the Harvard community. Please refer to each contact's website for the most comprehensive and up-to-date information.

Global Support Services: International Safety & Security

Incident Reporting

Any Harvard traveler who experiences or witnesses a serious medical or safety incident while abroad can confidentially report the event to Harvard Global Support Services. 

To file a report, click here, or call +1 617-495-1111, or email globalsupport@harvard.edu.

Harvard Travel Assist

Eligible faculty, staff, and students traveling abroad on a Harvard-related trip can call Harvard Travel Assist for medical and security advice and referrals 24/7/365. Harvard Travel Assist is provided by Harvard Global Support Services through a trusted, third-party security consultancy.
+1 617-998-0000 (accepts collect calls)

University Ombudsman Offices

An independent resource for conflict resolution.

Cambridge Office
Location: 44R Brattle Street, 117-118, Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Lydia Cummings, Ombudsman
T: 617-495-7748
Email: university_ombudsman@harvard.edu

Longwood Office
Location: 164 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Contact: Melissa Brodrick, Ombudsperson
T: 617-432-4040
Email: melissa_brodrick@hms.harvard.edu 

University Administration Human Resources (UAHR)

Serves as the Local Human Resource Office for a majority of the departments in Central Administration.

Location: Smith Center, 6th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Contact:Beth Cooney, Director

T: 617-496-2316

F: 617-495-8397

Please refer to your School's website for local Human Resource contacts

Office of Labor Relations

Negotiates and administers the University’s collective bargaining agreements. Provides advice, counsel and training to human resources officers, supervisors and staff members on a range of employment-related issues.


7th floor, Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA
T: 617-495-2786

Walk-ins Welcome

Disability Claims Unit

Administers the University’s long and short term disability benefits, Worker’s Compensation and Unemployment Compensation.

6th floor, Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA

T: 617-495-2757

F: 617-496-0844

Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Hotline

Call the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response's 24 hour hotline (617) 495-9100 for non-urgent care, support or information.


Benefits Services Group

Oversees the administration of most benefits for Harvard faculty and staff including health insurance and retirement benefits.

6th Floor Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA

T: 617- 496-4001

F: 617-496-3000

Email: benefits@harvard.edu

Office of Work/Life Resources

Provides resources for managing the demands of work and family life.

6th floor, Smith Campus Center, Cambridge, MA

T: 617-495-4100

Email: worklife@harvard.edu

Employee Assistance Program

Harvard's EAP provides free and confidential consultations on work and personal issues to staff, faculty, and their household members. The EAP also provides supervisory consultation, child and elder care referrals, seminars, legal assistance and more


1-877-EAP-HARV (1-877-327-4278)

24 hours a day / 7 days a week

Minors in Harvard Programs

Provides resources for minors in Harvard Programs:


Equal Opportunity