The following offices at Harvard offer advice tailored to international students and their on-campus experience.

Harvard International Office

The Harvard International Office (HIO) is part of the University’s Central Administration and offers services to international students and scholars at Harvard College, the graduate and professional schools. The office provides information on a wide range of topics, including immigration issues (work permits, travel), financial questions, social and cultural differences, and resources at Harvard and in the community. International students should report to the Harvard International Office (HIO) immediately after arriving in the United States.

Peter O’Meara, is HIO’s HLS advisor. He can be reached at
Harvard International Office
1350 Massachusetts Avenue
Holyoke Center Room 864
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone:  617-495-2789
Fax: 617-495-4088

Harvard Law School Office of Career Services

The Office of Career Services (OCS) is a team of advisors and recruitment professionals who work with current students, alumni and employers with a focus on private sector careers and judicial clerkships.  The office works closely with our sister office, the Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA), who advise on public sector career pursuits.

Harvard Law School
Office of Career Services
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Wasserstein Hall 4020
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone:  617-495-3119
Fax:  617-496-8164

Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)

As a career services office at Harvard Law School specializing in public interest law, OPIA encourages law school students and lawyers to embrace a career that incorporates an ongoing commitment to public service work. The office offers advising appointments for Harvard Law students and alumni with our attorney advisors, as well as a wealth of resources for planning a public interest career and landing your job.

Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising
Wasserstein Hall, Suite 4039
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: 617-495-3108
Fax: 617-496-4944

Harvard Law School Student Financial Services

HLS Student Financial Services is home to financial aid, Low Income Protection Plan and the Summer Public Interest Funding Program. Student Financial Services assists students with billing issues and administers the financial clearance process each term. The office also offers workshops and presentations on financial matters for all HLS students. The following link provides information about services for international students:

HLS Student Financial Services
Wasserstein Hall Suite 5027
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Telephone: (617) 495-4606

Harvard University Health Services

Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) provides high quality, comprehensive healthcare twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year including primary care, pediatric care, and mental health counseling.

Harvard University Health Services
HUHS at Holyoke Center
75 Mount Auburn Street

Telephone: 617-495-5711


Harvard University Virtual Resources for Wellness and Health Promotion

At the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, we cultivate individual and collective wellbeing through holistic educational experiences. We offer a wide range of workshops, services, and classes available to all Harvard community members. Schedule a massage or acupuncture appointment; try one of our exercise, meditation, or yoga classes. There are always new ways to enhance your own wellbeing.

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