In the Event of an Emergency

The campus community will be notified through a variety of mechanisms including the web, email and voicemail.

The Harvard homepage will broadcast an alert and direct users to an emergency page outlining the University's response. There will also be messages on the University's 24-hour news line, (617) 496-NEWS (496-6397).

Harvard University Police Department (HUPD)

  • Urgent: (617) 495-1212
  • Longwood: (617) 432-1212
  • Business: (617) 495-1215


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International SOS Assistance App

Alerts, check-ins, and two-way communication for Harvard travelers abroad.
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