Campus Resources for Students

Athletic Facilities

Athletic facilities are available at Vanderbilt Hall (107 Avenue Louis Pasteur)and are free to all Longwood area Harvard students. These facilities include courts for tennis, squash, and basketball; a weight room; and an aerobics area.  For more information, call 617-432-1630 or visit the web site at http://hms.harvard.edu/departments/vanderbilt-hall/vanderbilt-hall-athletic-facility.

All other Harvard athletic facilities open to School students require an athletic membership. The main Cambridge facilities membership is free to School students and at a reduced rate for their families. These facilities include basketball courts, Nautilus equipment, sailboats and sculls, ice skating rinks, squash and tennis courts, and swimming pools. Classes are offered in a variety of areas, including fencing, karate, scuba diving, aerobics, yoga, and volleyball. Students who wish to row or sail must pass a swimming test. For more information, please call the Athletic Ticket and Membership Office (617-495- 1585) or visit http://recreation.gocrimson.com/landing/index.

Bicycles

Bicycles are not allowed in the School’s buildings. There are numerous bike racks and bike cages located on the Harvard Longwood campus. Students, faculty, and staff should register their bicycles with the HMS Commuter Service and Parking Office. Information regarding registering bicycles is found on the HMS Commuter Service and Parking Office web site, http://hms.harvard.edu/content/bicycling. The HMS Commuter Service and Parking Office can be reached by phone at 617-432-1111 or via e-mail at hms-parking@hms.harvard.edu.

Bicycling

The Harvard Longwood Bicyclists is an on campus bicycle community that provides information and resources to Harvard Longwood cyclists. They can be reached by visiting their website www.hsph.harvard.edu/bikes.

Lockers

The Office for Student Affairs manages the lockers located throughout the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health.

Students will be assigned lockers once they apply, either for the summer term or academic year. Students are required to follow the OSA locker use policy. Lockers are available at limited quantity, apply early.

Students who are interested in applying for a locker can fill out the form here.

Locker Use Policy

  • Lockers are managed by the Office for Student Affairs (OSA) and are available to academic year and summer students for the duration of your studies at Harvard Chan.
  • Lockers should be used for storing books, bags and other personal items. Please do not store perishable food, or expensive personal items.
  • Harvard Chan reserves the right to search the lockers if a concern for safety arises.
  • Students are responsible for cleaning out their lockers by the end of each academic year or term (summer students), at which time any remaining contents will be removed and discarded.
  • You may not change the lock assigned to your locker. If the lock is changed or a lock is used that is not registered with Harvard Chan, we reserve the right to confiscate the lock and discard the locker contents.

Important Dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year:

Lockers are available starting August 22nd, 2016 until May 19th, 2017.

Parking

Parking places are scarce. Most streets around the School are either metered or reserved for Mission Hill residents only. Some stretches of Tremont Street are zoned for 2-hour free parking. Use of public transportation is strongly advised.

There is no parking available to Harvard Chan School students on campus.

Showers

Shower facilities at the School:

Building 1:
Second Floor (Unisex)
Sixth Floor (Unisex)
Eleventh Floor (Unisex)

Building 2:
Ground Floor (Women)
First Floor (Men)
Second Floor (Women)
Third Floor (Men)

Building 3:
Ninth Floor (Men)