Staff Heads Up

Staff Heads Up is a weekly communication sent out to staff each Tuesday morning. The Staff Heads Up features announcements ranging from benefits to lectures and symposia.

Post an Announcement

(Submission deadline is Thursday by 5:00 p.m. for the following Tuesday)

Guidelines for Posting Announcements:

There will be no limit to the amount of times an event or announcement can be posted to Staff Heads Up staff news. Please keep announcements as succinct as possible.

Non-work related announcements (personal, charitable, items for sale, etc.) will not be approved.

Submissions are reviewed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Human Resources and may be edited before they are sent out to adhere to formatting parameters.

Submissions should be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before Staff Heads Up is scheduled to go out. If you missed the deadline but still need the announcement to be added, please still submit the announcement and contact SPH HR.


How often is Staff Heads Up sent to staff?

Staff Heads Up will go out once a week on Tuesdays at noon. An employee or department should submit an announcement no later than 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday before Staff Heads Up is scheduled to go out.

How do I post an announcement?

Use this link to submit the title and text of your announcement as you would like it to appear in our emailed newsletter and on our website.

Can I attach a PDF or Word document to my announcement?

No. At this time, we are unable to support attachments on Staff Heads Up. However, you may provide a link to a document that you have posted.

Are there guidelines for posting announcements in Staff Heads Up?

Yes. Human Resources will use basic guidelines to determine whether an announcement is both work-related and appropriate for purposes of sending it to the Harvard Chan School staff community. These guidelines are included above in the section “Guidelines for Posting Announcements.”