Alumni Community

The HDS experience extends far beyond the School's campus and beyond graduation. Become an active member of the alumni community and stay in touch with the knowledge, ideas, and friends that made your time as a student challenging and enriching.

Get connected

Update your contact information

The best way to stay connected with the HDS community is to make sure we know how to get in touch with you. Up-to-date contact information will allow us to send you news about your fellow alumni, upcoming events, faculty research, campus goings-on, and much more. Update your information today online or by emailing Michael Goetz.

Share your news

HDS alumni are also encouraged to send their news, including information about recent publications, for inclusion in the HDS Current e-newsletter. Alumni notes also can be submitted online through

Read HDS publications

HDS alumni receive complimentary subscriptions to the HDS Current e-newsletter, the semi-annual Harvard Divinity Bulletin magazine, and to Harvard Magazine. Not getting yours? Make sure your contact information is up to date and/or email Alumni Relations.

Join the Harvard Alumni Association is the online community for all Harvard University alumni. After you register online, you can:

  • Set up an alumni.harvard email address, which can be forwarded to a current email account with any internet service provider
  • Search the alumni directory and edit your personal directory profile
  • Submit alumni notes online
  • Connect through the Crimson Compass career networking service
  • Access a variety of other online services and resources

Log on and sign up today!

Get involved

Attend an event

Alumni are welcome to attend all public HDS events and events sponsored by the Harvard Alumni Association. HDS also hosts regional and campus events for alumni.

Share your work

Alumni are invited to submit previously unpublished essays, articles, or poetry to be considered for publication in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin.

Mentor students through Harvard i-lab

Are you an alum with start-up experience? Industry expertise? The Harvard Innovation Lab invites you to share your knowledge with Harvard i-lab student entrepreneurs by joining our virtual Advisor Network. Click here to learn more and apply

Join the HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council

The HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council (AAC) works with alumni volunteers and School leadership to create community among HDS alumni, build bridges between graduates and the HDS campus, and to connect Divinity School alumni to the University-wide Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). The AAC also serves as an advisory board to the School. Membership on the AAC is open to all HDS alumni. Learn more

Join a Harvard Alumni Association club

The Harvard Alumni Association supports over 190 Harvard Clubs in more than 70 countries. These clubs bring alumni together and provide opportunities for them to remain connected to Harvard and to each other. Harvard Clubs are open to all alumni of the University. Each offers its own variety of programs, services, and opportunities to its members and communities. Find a club near you

Get social

Connect to HDS and fellow alumni through any one of our growing social networks. These include:

HDS Facts

Old Div Hall
Harvard Divinity School was established in 1816 as the first nonsectarian theological school in the country, and the second graduate professional faculty (after the Medical School) of Harvard University.
More on the history and mission of HDS