Workplace and Personal Safety

  • The Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) (617-495-1212) is responsible for the safety and security of Harvard’s staff and students.  HUPD can also help with safety-related concerns such as restraining orders, understanding the court process, and communicating with other police agencies.
  • Register for MessageMe, Harvard University's Emergency Notification System, to receive critical information during emergencies via text messaging, voice, and/or email.
  • Shuttle and Van Service is designed to transport staff, faculty, and students safely around the campus area as a supplement to the shuttle bus system. 
  • Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides counseling, online resources, and seminars to help with any personal, family, or work-related issue including mental health, drug issues, relationship safety, and more.