Support Services

Global Support Services
Provides tools and guidance that enable you to safely pursue your overseas study, work, and research. This includes: Pre-departure group orientations; One-on-one consultations to discuss security concerns and risk mitigation strategies related to your destination, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender-identity, or work or research topic: Advice on traveling with technology, data, cash, and scientific equipment or samples; Outbound visa application guidance; Emergency medical and security response and evacuation service.
Email: globalsupport@harvard.edu; Phone: +1-617-495-1111

University Ombuds Office
Helps individuals concerned about workplace conditions and the academic environment find solutions to problems that they may have been unable to resolve using normal channels.

Office of Work/Life
Offers support around caring for yourself, your family, wellness, stress management, LGBTQIA resources, and more.

Postdoctoral Assistance Program (EAP for Postdocs)
Offers immediate, free, confidential help for postdocs and their hoursehold members. You can reach the EAP (877-327-4278) any day, at any time for personal or work-related concerns about yourself, family, friends, or coworkers. You may call any time to speak with a trained counselor or for a referral to an experienced professional near work or home. You can also use the e-support service for consultation through email or online chat.

Center for Wellness and Health Promotion
Massage, Acupuncture, Meditation, Yoga, and more. Open to all members of the Harvard Community

Environmental Health & Safety: Ergonomics
As a start, all users should complete the EH&S Computer Workstation Self Evaluation Assessment online training program. This program is intended to educate users on the basics of ergonomics and apply this knowledge to a self-evaluation and correction of their workstation. If additional assistance is needed, EH&S can provide an in-person evaluation of your workstation by completing this online request form.

Harvie's Classified
Modeled on Craig's List, but open only to members of the Harvard community, enables the buying and selling of housing, furniture, books, electronics, cars, and more.