Safety and Security

Harvard University Police Department Clery Act Report

The Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) is committed to assisting all members of the Harvard community in providing for their own safety and security. Harvard’s annual security report, prepared in compliance with The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), is entitled Playing It Safe and can be found on the HUPD’s websitePlaying It Safe includes information about the HUPD, how to report a crime, HUPD’s crime-prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about security and HUPD services on campus. It also contains three years of statistics on reported campus or campus-related crimes. A hard copy of Playing It Safe may be obtained by contacting the Harvard University Police Department at 1033 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617-495-9225.

Playing It Safe includes information about the HUPD, how to report a crime, HUPD’s crime-prevention programs, substance abuse, sensitive crimes, emergency notifications, and other important information about security and HUPD services on campus. It also contains three years of statistics on reported campus or campus-related crimes. A hard copy of Playing It Safe may be obtained by contacting the Harvard University Police Department at 1033 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, 617-495-9225.

Security and Privacy Information

Harvard University is committed to protecting information resources that are critical to its academic and research mission. Every Harvard employee is responsible for the proper handling and protection of confidential information. Please review Harvard University’s policies concerning sensitive information.

For specific information regarding HSDM’s privacy and security policies in relation to patient information, please visit HSDM’s Training and Development page.

Harvard University and Longwood Campus Policies and Procedures

Enterprise Security Policy 
Affirmative Action Policy
Discrimination Policy (PDF)
Sexual Harassment Policy (PDF)
Longwood Campus (HMS/HSDM/HSPH) Smoke-Free Policy
Harvard Smoke-Free Policy (PDF)
Drug-Free Workplace Statement (PDF)
Environmental Health & Safety