Student News

Student Electronic Communication Policies

All students are required to have a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health email account, and to check it and to view the student portal on a regular basis. Important information is disseminated through these electronic methods.

Do you have an announcement that you want to get out to students?

The best way to reach our students is through our Student News daily digest which is emailed every morning. Please review the following guidelines before submitting an announcement to the Student News.

The Office for Student Affairs reserves the right to edit, approve, or deny any submissions.

Unless specifically stated otherwise, the events and activities promoted via Student News do not imply endorsement by nor official policy of the Office for Student Affairs or the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

To post messages to the digest please use the following submission form:

Guidelines for Posting to Student News

        • Announcements must be submitted by 3pm the previous day.
        • We send Student News each day at 11am unless there is an exceptional circumstance.
        • In most cases, events or other announcements may only be advertised twice on Student News. Please list the two dates you would like your announcement published when completing the Student News form.
        • To help students plan their schedules, events can be submitted in advance.
        • Student News will be sent every Monday through Friday during academic terms, less often during winter break, spring break and summer session.
        • Research Studies and request for participants are prohibited
        • Job Opportunities should not be submitted to Student News, please refer to the Career Advancement Office:
        • For sale items and housing announcements are not permitted on Student News. Please submit these to the Classified website:
        • Submissions are reviewed by OSA staff and may be edited before they are sent out in order to adhere to the formatting parameters of the technology.
        • Policies may be changed and exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Office for Student Affairs.

Signing up for Student News

Staff, faculty, alumni and other community members may subscribe to Students News at, active students are automatically subscribed.

How to Plan and Advertise an Event

Student events (academic and social) are planned by students by working with the Office for Student Affairs: