Alumni Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use the library?

Alumni have complimentary access to the HDS Library and to ATLASerials®, an online collection of more than 70 major religion and theology journals. To gain access to the library and the ATLASerials® database, send an email to that includes your full name and degree year. After a member of the staff has verified that you are a graduate of the School, you will be sent login information to access the database.

How can I stay connected with HDS?

Update your contact information.

The most important thing you can do to stay connected with HDS is to make sure we have your up-to-date contact information, particularly your preferred email address.

Alumni and friends of HDS can update their address in the following ways:

  • Alumni can log in to their alumni.harvard account and update their contact information through the online form. If you are a graduate of HDS and you would like an account or would like to access your existing account, please visit
  • Send an email to Be sure to include your name, affiliation to HDS, and your new contact information.
  • Call the HDS Office of Development and External Relations at 617.496.1778.

Read alumni publications

HDS alumni receive complimentary subscriptions to the HDS Current e-newsletter, the semi-annual Harvard Divinity Bulletin magazine, and Harvard Magazine.

Follow HDS on social media

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

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 and your news

Alumni are invited to submit previously unpublished essays, articles, or poetry to be considered for publication in Harvard Divinity Bulletin. HDS alumni are also encouraged to send their news for inclusion in HDS Current. Submit story ideas, news, alumni notes, or news about recent publications to Alumni notes also can be submitted online through Recently published a book? Email that information to us at