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The following resources are available for the benefit of Harvard international students and postdocs; Harvard faculty, students, or staff who are traveling abroad; and Harvard's many international visitors.
Policies and Procedures
Global Support Services
This office is an important resource for students, faculty and staff working, studying, and administering programs abroad. Whether you're a faculty member who needs guidance establishing an international program, an administrator troubleshooting international finance, or a student preparing to travel internationally, GSS provides the tools and expertise to help you be successful.
Vice Provost for International Affairs
Harvard's Vice Provost for International Affairs works with deans and professors to promote, coordinate, and oversee Harvard's international activities - be they in research, education, or inter-faculty initiatives - and sets policies to establish best practices for all international operations.
International Students and Post Docs
Harvard International Office
The mission of the Harvard International Office (HIO) is to help international students, scholars, and their families adjust to life in the United States. The HIO assists students and scholars with visas, health care, financial aid, and other important aspects of studying at Harvard and living in the U.S.; and it provides a wide variety of resources to students, scholars, and families, from information on child care and schooling to English-language learning and social networking for international students.
International Student Organizations
Harvard has hundreds of student organizations, many of them aimed at international students, at students interested in studying, working, or volunteering outside the United States, or at examining international issues.
Harvard Real Estate Services: Residential Real Estate
Harvard Real Estate Services’ Office of Residential Real Estate (RRE) manages Harvard-affiliated housing – Harvard properties that are available to Harvard graduate students, faculty, and employees – and provides information on private housing and apartment rentals through the Harvard Housing Office.
Harvard’s Office for Postdoctoral Affairs offers a wide range of resources for postdoctoral fellows, from information on professional development opportunities to University guidelines that are relevant to postdoctoral research.
Harvard Travel Assist
Harvard Travel Assist provides medical and security advice and referrals and emergency evacuation services to eligible Harvard travelers abroad.
Office of International Education (Harvard College)
The Harvard College Office of International Programs provides Harvard College students with information, advice, and resources on studying, working, conducting research, or volunteering outside the United States. OIP aims to introduce students to options that combine cultural immersion, intellectual challenge, and individual growth.
Office of the University Marshal
The Harvard University Marshal coordinates the visits of prominent dignitaries who have been invited to Harvard, assists visitors from the US State Department's International Visitor Program who wish to consult with experts in their field, and makes arrangements and provides information for Harvard delegates traveling to other institutions of higher education.
The Harvard University calendar provides listings of a variety of events taking place across the University.
If you have a Harvard ID and PIN, you can add to or edit the activities in Harvard Worldwide.
Student Testimonial - Diane Ghogumu; Argentina
Diane Ghogumu graduated from Harvard College in May 2009 where she concentrated in African American Studies. She participated in the DRCLAS Study Abroad Program in Argentina the fall of her junior year. Shortly after, she returned with a Fulbright Grant to continue her research on African presence in Argentina.