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The HU Ombuds Office offers a unique opportunity for addressing issues.  In addition, there are many University resources that may provide support and guidance:

  • Title IX, Sexual Harassment: The University has designated administrators/deans who can conduct a formal review and or investigation of complaints.
  • Employee Assistance Program provides a wide range of services for faculty and staff, including short term counseling, debt counseling, legal services, child and elder care referrals and more.
  • University Disability Resources: Harvard University Disability Resources (UDR) welcomes students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities. UDR values disability as integral to our rich diversity and provides leadership to University efforts to ensure an accessible, inclusive, welcoming learning and working environment for individuals with disabilities while complying with federal and state regulations. UDR serves as a central resource on disability-related information, procedures and services for the University community and provides expertise in the development, implementation, and acquisition for best and promising disability-related University practices, procedures and resources.
  • University Disability Coordinators: Local coordinators work in partnership with students, faculty and staff to develop and implement accommodation plans. 

  • Anonymous Reporting Hotline: Faculty and staff can file an anonymous report regarding a concern relating to compliance, ethics or other business conduct.  1-877-694-2275.
  • FAS Accessible Education Office: Accessible Education Coordinators are available to assist students in the College and graduate and professional schools.
  • Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning:  The Bok Center offers faculty, graduate student teaching fellows (TFs), and other instructors of Harvard undergraduates a wide variety of training programs and resources to promote better teaching.
  • Office of Gender Equity: (OGE) Provides confidential support, information and resource referrals to survivors of sexual violence to students in the College and graduate and professional schools.
  • Office for Postdoctoral Affairs:  The Office exists to support postdoctoral scholars in working towards career and professional development goals, to serve as a resource to campus constituents on postdoc life and work, and to build a sense of community among the postdocs it serves.
  • Faculty Development and Diversity: FD&D serves as Harvard University's central faculty affairs office.
  • Policies and Union Contracts: available on HARVie
  • Disability Benefits: available on HARVie
  • University Health Services
  • Ombuds Office: HMS, HSPH, HSDM, and the affiliated hospitals
  • University Statement of Values
  • University Police Department