List of Services


FAS Office of Postdoctoral AffairsThis section lists resources to help you make the most of your postdoctoral experience at Harvard.

BenefitsVary according to your appointment type.

Child careFinding child care, back-up or emergency care, child care scholarships, adoption resources, and more.

Continuing EducationCourses of possible interest to postdocs (ESL, writing), Center for Workplace Development (CDW) Bridge program.

Global Support Services (GSS): Tools and guidance fon matters of safety and security, visas, data security, imports and exports, and other operational elements for International Travel and Research. 

Harvard International Office (HIO): The first stop for international postdocs.

HousingContact for Harvard Housing office as well as link to apartments for rent.

Leaves: Includes Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, medical leave in connection to childbirth and delivery, parental leave, and personal leave.

Medical Services: Who to contact, depending on which health provider you have elected.

Social Support: Links to Harvard Neighbors, volunteer opportunities, and support groups across Harvard

Support Services: Office of Work/Life, Center for Wellness, Postdoc Assistance Program (EAP), University Ombuds Program.

Taxes and Loans: All support is subject to taxation. Follow the link for further information.