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.

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

Equal Opportunity

Global Support Services

Incident Reporting

Any Harvard traveler who experiences or witnesses a serious medical or safety incident or issue while abroad can 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 emergencies, advice and referrals 24/7/365. Harvard Travel Assist is a program managed by Harvard Global Support Services through a trusted, third-party security consultancy.
+1-617-998-0000 or travelassist@harvard.edu. The phone line is answered immediately; an email response may take four hours for urgent requests and 24 hours for non-urgent requests. If emailing with an emergency, include "Urgent" in your subject line.

Harvard Athletics

Any individual may report an athletics violation at http://www.athletics.harvard.edu/compliance/violation.html.

Harvard College - Office of Academic Integrity & Student Conduct

Community members can report concerns relating to any Harvard College undergraduates, including academic integrity issues, Honor Code violations, or any issues related to social behavior (such as theft, physical violence, or dishonesty). See here for more details: https://oaisc.fas.harvard.edu/how-report

University Hall, Ground Floor North

Harvard Yard, Harvard College

Cambridge, MA 02138


Harvard Human Resources - Benefits

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

114 Mount Auburn Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA

T: 617- 496-4001

Email: benefits@harvard.edu


Harvard Ombuds Office

The Harvard Ombuds Office is a confidential and independent resource available to anyone from the Harvard community. A discussion with an impartial Ombuds can help a visitor voice concerns, clarify goals and consider options so they can make their own best decisions about next steps. Any issue affecting one’s work or studies may be brought to an Ombuds.

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Harvard Human Resources - Consulting Group

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
Email: beth_cooney@harvard.edu
Please refer to your School's website for local Human Resource contacts.

Harvard Human Resources - Labor and Employee 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

Harvard Human Resources - Office of Work/Life

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

T: 617-495-4100

Email: worklife@harvard.edu


Harvard University Police Department

Community members can report criminal or suspicious activity anonymously either by calling a twenty-four hour automated voice mail system at 617-496-2700 or by reporting online


Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (OSAPR)

Smith Campus Center, Suite 731
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Office Phone: (617) 496-5636
24/7 Confidential Hotline: (617) 495-9100
Web: osapr.harvard.edu

Title IX Office and Office for Dispute Resolution

For information on options and resources, including confidential Harvard resources, visit titleix.harvard.edu/options

Title IX Office
Smith Campus Center, Suite 901
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 496-0200
Web: titleix.harvard.edu
Title IX Resource Guide: titleix.harvard.edu/resource-guide

To file a formal complaint:
The Office for Dispute Resolution
Smith Campus Center, Suite 901
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-3786
Web: odr.harvard.edu
Investigative Process Flowchart: flowchart.odr.harvard.edu

Youth Protection at Harvard

Provides resources for minors in Harvard Programs: http://youthprotection.harvard.edu/  

Anyone can report suspected abuse or neglect and other inappropriate activity involving minors by contacting the Harvard University Police Department at 617-495-1212.