The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) serves as a resource in promoting the individual and professional growth and development of HMS students.
The Office for Dispute Resolution (“ODR”) has been charged with implementing the procedures for students pursuant to the University's Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy (“Policy”). Harvard students, faculty, staff, other Harvard appointees, or third parties who believe they are directly affected by the conduct of a Harvard student may visit ODR to: request information or advice, including whether certain conduct may violate the Policy; seek informal resolution; or file a formal complaint.
Consistent with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Harvard University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff based on sex in any of its programs or activities, including but not limited to educational programs, employment, and admission. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a kind of sex discrimination and is prohibited by Title IX and by the University.
The Ombuds Office provides its visitors with a highly confidential and informal forum in which to help them to clarify their concerns, identify their goals and consider all of their options in managing or resolving their concerns.
Office of Academic and Research Integrity
The Office for Academic and Research Integrity is dedicated to advancing a culture of integrity and academic excellence at Harvard Medical School through assuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and ethical standards.
Harvard University Police Department
The mission of the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) is to maintain a safe and secure campus by providing quality policing in partnership with the community.
Harvard University Center for Wellness and Health Promotion
The Center for Wellness and Health Promotion cultivates individual and collective wellbeing through holistic educational experiences.
The Harvard Chaplains, a professional community of more than thirty chaplains, represent many of the world’s religious, spiritual, and ethical traditions, and share a collective commitment to serving the spiritual needs of the students, faculty, and staff of Harvard University.
Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership
The mission of the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership (DICP) is to advance diversity inclusion in health, biomedical, behavioral, and STEM fields that builds individual and institutional capacity to achieve excellence, foster innovation, and ensure equity in health locally, nationally, and globally.
Office of Recruitment and Multicultural Affairs
ORMA actively recruits medical and dental students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged backgrounds from both urban and rural areas. ORMA also fosters an inclusive and respectful environment that is supportive to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) students, faculty, and staff.
HMS/HSDM Office of Disability Services
University Disability Services
UDS 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 Joint Committee on the Status of Women
The Joint Committee on the Status of Women (JCSW) was established in 1973 as a standing committee of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) that represents an inclusive constituency of faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and students of HMS, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and affiliated hospitals and institutions.
- HMS Student Handbook
- Harvard University Procedures for Handling Complaints Involving Students Pursuant to the Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy
- Harvard University Procedures for Handling Complaints Against Staff
- Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Procedures for Handling Complaints Involving Faculty Pursuant to the Harvard University Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy
- Harvard University Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment Policy
- Anti-Discrimination Policy,
- Abusive and/or Intimidating Behavior Policy
- Unprofessional Relationships and Abuse of Authority