The Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Services (AODS) functions within the auspices of the Department of Health Promotion & Education. AODS staff often refer to and collaborate with colleagues across this department - as well as with partners across the University - to ensure that students have access to resources and support for a wide variety of concerns or issues. Please find information about these partners below:
Bureau of Study Counsel (BSC)
5 Linden Street, Cambridge MA 02138
The Bureau of Study Counsel is a resource center for academic and personal development that encourages the learning and growth of the "whole person" in the interrelated realms of intellectual, emotional, and social life. Students consult the Bureau regarding a wide variety of academic issues and personal concerns, and the Bureau welcomes conversations with students about the interests, challenges, and dilemmas they encounter in their work and lives.
Center for Wellness (CW)
Smith Campus Center
75 Mt. Auburn Street, 2nd floor
The Center for Wellness at Harvard University Health Services takes an integrative approach to the promotion of well-being and the restoration of balance, by attending to the physical, emotional, and spiritual parts in each of us. Its innovative programs, services, and initiatives are for everyone in the Harvard community, including students, faculty, staff, retirees, and university affiliates.
Main Location: HUHS at Holyoke Center, 4th Floor
75 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge MA 02138
Information and Appointments: 617-495-2042
24-hour Urgent Care: 617-495-5711
HUHS Counseling and Mental Health Services provides assessment, treatment, education, and consultation to support the well being and functioning of Harvard students. Our staff is trained and experienced in dealing with issues specific to university students. We encourage you to schedule an appointment to discuss personal concerns and develop new ways of resolving issues. No concern is too small.
Morton Prince House
6 Prescott Street, Cambridge MA 02138
The Freshman Dean’s Office is responsible for all aspects of the first year at Harvard College as students make the transition from home and high school into a new and diverse community. AODS collaborates with the FDO on many projects including Extended Orientation Workshops and Harvard Proof. The partnership between the two offices allows for AODS and the DAPAs to reach the freshman class with specific messaging and programming throughout the year.
Smith Campus Center, Suite 624
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
The mission of the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) is to promote the compassionate and just treatment of student survivors, their friends, and significant others, foster collaborative relationships between campus and community systems, and affect attitudinal and behavioral changes on campus as we work toward the elimination of sexual violence against all people.
OSAPR staff members are trained to listen and help, confidentially. OSAPR strives to provide empathic, supportive services to students of the College who have experienced sexual assault. For 24-hour information and resources, call 617-495-9100.
Harvard University Police Department (HUPD)
1033 Massachusetts Avenue, 6th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138
24-hour Phone: 617-495-1212
The mission of the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) is to maintain a safe and secure campus by providing quality policing in partnership with the community. The HUPD is a full-service police department (comprising a Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and Dignitary Protection Unit) that includes police officers, detectives, civilian communication dispatchers, and support and administrative personnel. The police officers are sworn special State Police officers with deputy sheriff powers.
In times of crisis, please contact HUPD by calling 617-495-1212.