Quick Access to Policies

For your convenience, below are some Harvard-wide policies to access quickly from this site.  Additional links to access HLC or School specific policies are also provided.

Harvard Policies:

HLC and School Specific Policies

The Ombuds Office:  The office can help you explore concerns about career Management, work/Academic environment, research, fair treatment, interpersonal relationships, sexual harassment, non-discrimination policy.  The office may provide help for a work-related situation. The Ombuds Office, which also serves Harvard’s Dental and Medical Schools, supplements the resources provided by SPH’s Human Resources Office.

The office “serves students, faculty, staff and trainees of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is independent in structure, function and appearance. It provides a highly confidential, impartial and informal forum in which to discuss concerns, goals and options.”

For more information, contact Melissa Brodrick, Ombudsperson
Harvard Longwood Campus:  HMS, HSDM, SPH
164 Longwood Avenue Boston, MA 02115
617 432-4040 (Ombuds)
617-432-4041 (Office)
617-432-0586 (Confidential Fax)

Participation Policy for Programming – Find more information about the HLC policy for attending trainings and programming.

Virtual Programming March 2021 and LinkedIn Learning Self-Paced Trainings – Find all upcoming trainings, workshops, and events.

Manager-Only Resources and Trainings – find more tools for managers and required manager trainings UMT versus MSS Program Details and Comparison.

For additional school specific policies visit HMS, SPH, HSDM.