In accordance with federal Consumer Information regulations the following information is available to all current and prospective students at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HDSM). Should you have any questions or need further information, please don’t hesitate to contact Financial Aid.
HSDM Financial Aid Process Information
For information about the application procedures, process of awarding aid, types of aid available, etc., please use one of the below links.
The Total Cost of Attendance
The Total Cost of Attendance represents the cost of tuition, mandatory fees, room, board, books and supplies and other incidental living costs for an academic year. Please select one of the below links.
AGE Cost of Attendance (please note that you will have to select your program from the list of AGE programs)
Federal Student Loan Terms and Conditions
The terms and conditions under which students may receive federal student loans are detailed in the Financial Aid Manual.
Financial Aid Programs from State/Local Agencies, School Programs and Other Private Aid Programs
Information on financial aid programs from all sources may be found in the Financial Aid Manual
Application Procedures and Determination of Eligibility
Information about the application procedures and eligibility for aid is discussed in the Financial Aid Manual
Distribution of Aid
The distribution of financial aid funds among students is discussed in the Financial Aid Manual
How and When Will Aid Be Disbursed
The timing and method of disbursement are discussed in the Financial Aid Manual
Student Rights and Responsibilities
The rights and responsibilities of students whom are receiving financial aid is discussed in the Financial Aid Manual
Loan Repayment and Entrance/Exit Counseling
Information about loan repayment schedules, terms and options are discussed both in the Financial Aid Manual and during both the entrance and exit counseling sessions required of all loan borrowers. For more information, please contact Financial Aid.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Requirements
The standards used by HSDM to determine Satisfactory Academic Progress and the appeals process for SAP determinations are detailed in the HSDM Student Handbook
Student Leave and Refund Policy
The conditions under which a student may be granted a Leave of Absence or be withdrawn from HSDM are discussed in the HSDM Student Handbook. The schedule of refunds for the billed expenses as well as the policy on Return to Title IV calculations can also be found in the Handbook.
Information about Academic Programs and Student Attainment
Accreditation and Institutional Research
Information regarding the names of associations, agencies, and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve, or license the school and its programs, and the procedures by which a student may receive a copy for review of the school’s accreditation, licensure, or approval may be found on Harvard University’s Office of Institutional Research website.
Information on Cross Registration and Transfer Policy
Facilities and Services for Disabled Students
Plans by the School for Improving Academic Programs
Please see the website for the Office of the Provost of Harvard University
Laboratory and Physical Plant Facilities
For more information about our lab and research facilities, please visit the Office of Research website.
List of Faculty and Instructional Personal
Please visit the People section of the HSDM website
Terms and Conditions under which a student receiving federal loans may obtain deferments
For information regarding deferring your student loans while at HSDM, please visit the HSDM Registrar Website
Consumer information for student athletes
School Facilites, Services & Campus Policies
Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Please visit the Harvard University Police Department website on substance abuse.
Campus security statistics and security policies
For information regarding Clery Act statistics as well as important information about security policies and safety tips, please visit the Harvard University Police Department website.
Missing persons procedures
Please see the HSDM Student Handbook
Emergency response and evacuation procedures
Please see the HSDM Student Handbook
Harvard University Fire Safety Report
Harvard vaccination policy
Please see the Harvard University Health Services website
Policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement
HSDM policies related to copyright infringement can be found in the HSDM Student Handbook
Harvard University Student Code of Conduct
The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA) requires that institutions participating in the federal student loan programs develop, publish, and enforce a code of conduct with respect to students loans. The Harvard University Student Loan Code of Conduct is available from the Harvard University Student Financial Services website.
FERPA compliance and FERPA blocks
General information about FERPA rights can be found on the Harvard University website
HSDM specific FERPA policies can be found in the HSDM Student Handbook.