Diversity Education & Support

The Office of Diversity Education & Support educates members of the Harvard community about equity and inclusion, offers support for those who are experiencing issues related to identity and belonging, and hosts events and programs that foster dialogue and engagement around diversity.


Low-Income and First Generation Students

Student Advocates in the Dean of Students Office serve as a resource and key supporter for students who may need additional help making the transition from high school to Harvard.

In addition, Undergraduate Advising Resources & Support are available to help first-generation students navigate the process of attending college by connecting them with peers and with mentors who have blazed the trail already.

Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging

Established in 2016, this task force was charged with reviewing Harvard's progress toward creating an inclusive environment.

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Title IX

The Title IX Office contributes to a more inclusive Harvard by ensuring that no one experiences discrimination or harassment on the basis of sex or gender identity.

Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response cultivates a healthier, safer environment for all our students, staff, and faculty through the intersectional promotion of gender equity. They provide compassionate support to individuals, significant others, and families who have experienced harm or oppression.

Accessible Education Office

The Accessible Education Office helps to ensure Harvard's campus and buildings are fully accessible for students, staff, and faculty members with disabilities.