Resources and Information

(revised 8/21/2013)

Postdoc Websites:

HSPH Postdoc Association (

National Postdoctoral Association

Getting Settled:

Harvard ID cards

Harvard PIN

Housing resources (for HSPH students and others)

HSPH email and network account ( or 617-432-4357)

Longwood area map

PeopleSoft Self-Service (PIN-enabled) – paycheck issues, direct deposit, tax withholding, changing home address, etc.


Summary benefits information for both employee/internal postdocs and external/stipendee postdocs paid by Harvard

Harvard’s employee intranet with detailed information about benefits (Harvie) (PIN-enabled)

Cafeteria discount for HSPH postdocs

Child care scholarships (PIN-enabled)

Fellowship payments (stipends) and taxes

HSPH Fitness and Wellness Benefit

MBTA pass program (PIN-enabled)

Outings and Innings (PIN-enabled)

Paid leaves (including maternity leave)

Tax Deferred Accounts (only for employee/internal postdocs paid by Harvard – PIN-enabled)

Tuition Assistance Program (PIN-enabled)

Work/Life resources

HSPH and Harvard University Policies:

Responsibilities of postdoctoral fellows and faculty supervisors

Conflicts of interest and commitment

Grievance policy

Other university policies and guidelines

Travel and reimbursement policies

University policy on sexual harassment

Use of HSPH name and shield

Use of Harvard name and insignias

HSPH and Harvard Offices and Services:

Athletic facilities (Harvard university)

Countway Library

Harvard Employee Assistance Program (PIN-enabled)

Harvard International Office (HIO)

Harvard Neighbors

Harvard Real Estate Services (housing)

Harvard University Employees Credit Union

HSPH News and Publications

Longwood Medical Area Harvard Ombuds Office

M2 Cambridge/Longwood Medical Area Shuttle

Vanderbilt Hall Athletic Facility