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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
All international students should also be familiar with the Harvard International Office (HIO) which offers services related to immigration issues. Once accepted to HDS, each student will work with their HIO advisor throughout their academic experience to assist them with visa issuance, international travel documentation, work authorizations and others.
The HIO International student advisor to HDS is:
Assistant Advisor to International Students and Scholars
Harvard International Office
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Smith Center Room 864
Cambridge, MA, 02138
Upon your arrival to Harvard, it is important to register with the HIO to activate your immigration records. Please visit the Harvard University International Office website for more information.