Hospitality and dining
Many students will choose to bring a lunch and stay on campus during the day between classes. There is a refrigerator, a microwave, and a fax machine for student use located in the Student Services Resource Center in Divinity Hall, and free coffee and tea service available during open hours.
The Rock Café in Rockefeller Hall is open during the academic year on Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The cafe offers a variety of hot and cold options for breakfast and lunch which vary week to week. Options include quiche, falafel, sandwiches, grilled burgers, and soups. There is also a grab-and-go station where students can pick up prepared sandwiches and salads. Students can also enjoy coffee, tea, and a variety of other beverages. Rock Café accepts Crimson Cash, debit and credit cards, and cash.
Vending machines are also available in each building.
Places for reflection and quiet
At Andover and Divinity Chapels, prayer rugs, meditation cushions, scriptures of many traditions, and prayer beads are always available. The HDS labyrinth, garden, and Campus Green, near Andover and Rockefeller Halls, provide outdoor space for contemplation. The Center for the Study of World Religions offers a meditation room and an outdoor courtyard that students may use as well.
For more information about space at HDS and in the Cambridge area, see Retreats and Quiet Places.
HDS students can use Andover Chapel or Divinity Chapel, as well as a variety of classroom and meeting spaces on campus, to host social, academic, and spiritual programs. For instance, the Braun Room in Andover Hall is where Community Tea takes place each week. There are also student lounges in Divinity and Rockefeller Halls and ample seating in Rock Café. Computer kiosks are available in the Student Services Resource Center of Divinity Hall and in the basement of Andover Hall.
To ease commuting and long days on campus, students may reserve a locker in Divinity, Andover, or Rockefeller Hall. They are free of charge and can be used for the entire academic year. Students must provide their own locks. Current students who would like more information regarding lockers and reservations should visit the Student Life page on my.hds.