Benefits, Facilities, and Services

Getting Started at SPH

As a new annual appointee at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, you will be asked to process a lot of information from many sources. This checklist serves as a general guide to all of the tasks that may need to be completed to help you get off to a successful start.  To access the checklist, please click HERE.

Your appointing department/division administrator may have more specific instructions which you should follow.  Some items on this list will not apply to everyone.

Annual Appointment Benefits

Annual appointees who are on a regular Harvard payroll, with an FTE of at least 0.5 or who earn $15,000 or more per year are benefits-eligible…READ MORE


Paid Time Off for Annual Appointees

Annual appointees are entitled to one month’s vacation (20 working days) within the term of an appointment, which should be used before the appointment end date (usually June 30)…READ MORE


Leave Policies for Non-Faculty Academic Appointees

Benefits-eligible non-faculty academic appointees on the monthly payroll are eligible for parental and medical leave as detailed below…READ MORE


Harvard Chan School and Harvard University Facilities

Below is a list of some of the school’s and university’s facilities that may be of interest to Harvard Chan School academic appointees…READ MORE