International Students

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The HDS Office of Student Life recognizes the challenges international students experience when becoming acquainted with a new country, culture, and lifestyle, as well as the adjustments associated with a new academic environment. The Office of Student Life seeks to make these transitions as smooth as possible. All international students are encouraged to connect with the Office of Student Life at

It is also extremely important that all international students register with the Harvard University International Office. Visit the Harvard University International Office website for useful advice and information. The HDS liaison in the International Office is:

Joseph Chen
Advisor to International Students and Scholars
Harvard International Office
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Smith Center Room 864
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617.496.2815
Fax: 617.495.4088

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Tom Chappell

The impact of an education at the Divinity School is part of a journey to be lived out for the rest of your life.
—Tom Chappell, MTS '91; HDS Dean's Council member; cofounder of Tom's of Maine; cofounder and president, Ramblers Way Farm