Press and Media Outlets

Members of the press and other media outlets are asked to fill out an order form. Please include the news agency you represent, which images you seek, why the images are being requested, where they will be used, and the deadline. Once your order is processed, you will receive an email with a link to download images. Recipients have 24 hours to download. Normal delivery of images is within five business days. Rush requests will be handled as soon as possible, and rush charges may apply. Requests received after hours will begin processing the next business day.

Order photos from Harvard

Harvard University owns the copyright and all other rights to these photos. News organizations have Harvard University’s permission to publish the photos in connection with news articles about Harvard, provided that the photo is not altered in any way (other than for formatting purposes) and that such use does not state or otherwise imply the approval or endorsement by Harvard University or any Harvard School, unit, division, or affiliate of the article’s content, the news organization, or any other organization, person, product, or service. The display of the photo must credit Harvard Public Affairs & Communications, preferably with the name of the photographer, when available. 

Image requests will be delivered via email. Most images are 300 dpi JPEGs at roughly 12-by-18 inches. To publish an image of an individual, Photo Services must first write to the person pictured to gain consent. Delivery times will vary based on the approval process.

Requests for use of the Harvard shield or insignia should be sent to the Harvard Trademark Program at [email protected].

Gazette Photos

To order an image from a Harvard Gazette article, please fill out an order form and supply as much information as possible to ensure efficient search and timely delivery, including date published, the subject featured in the image, and the photographer’s name. 

Stock Images for Harvard University Employees and Affiliates

Images for internal use by Harvard employees and affiliates are $35 each, and have unlimited print and digital use. Images for commercial publications are subject to usage fees and reproduction rights. Images may be ordered by emailing [email protected]. Images are for editorial and educational use only, and appropriate credit must be given with each and every use.