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Mailing Address


Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Pierce Hall
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Dean's Office

Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dean's Office
Pierce Hall 217A
29 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

For Specific Offices

For Information on How to Apply and Admissions

We invite interested prospective undergraduate students and prospective graduate students to apply for admission.

For Questions and General Information

Communications Office

Pierce Hall
(617) 496-1351


For Information on Student Affairs (current students)

Office of Academic Programs

Pierce Hall 110
(617) 495-2833

For information on how to apply visit the How To Apply section of the site.

For Information on alumni (including verification of degrees), please contact the: Harvard Registrar's Office.

For Information on Employment

  • Non-faculty positions: Human Resources Office, (617) 384-7828

Faculty and Research Openings

Staff Openings

To Verify Past Employment

Please contact our Human Resources Office at (617) 384-7828

For Information on Recruiting SEAS Students for Jobs and Internships

Companies and other organizations interested in posting job and internship opportunities geared towards Harvard undergraduate and graduate students in engineering and applied sciences should work with the Harvard Office of Career Services (OCS).

Keith Karasek
Director of Experiential and Career Development
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
(617) 495-5073

For more information about posting opportunities, call 617-495-2595 ext. 0. All job and internship opportunities for SEAS students will be posted in the Crimson Careers database.

For Faculty, Researchers, and Faculty Assistants

For Media Inquiries

Leah Burrows
Science and Technology Communications Officer
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
(617) 496-1351

Complete listing of all Harvard-based news offices

For Reporting an Emergency

Call 911 for any situation that requires immediate police, fire or medical response to preserve life or property.

Emergency Guide

Important Phone Numbers

  • SEAS Communications Office: (617) 496-1351
  • SEAS Facilities Office: (617) 495-5098
  • SEAS IT: (617) 495-7777
  • Harvard University Police Department: (617) 495-1212
  • Harvard University Operations Center: (617) 495-5560

For Laboratory Safety and Emergencies

The SEAS/Physics/EPS Safety Committee oversees laboratory safety. Its charter is to improve the safety environment for its constituent faculty, staff, and students. This is accomplished by providing training and by disseminating other pertinent information that helps ensure that research and teaching are conducted in as safe a manner as possible. 

The Committee is also responsible for seeing that appropriate safety equipment is available and that prudent practices are employed in the operation of our laboratories.

Important Phone Numbers

  • Fire, Police, Medical: 911
  • Health Services: (617) 495-5711
  • Operations Control Center: (617) 495-5560
  • Harvard Police: (617) 495-1212 (urgent), 617-495-1215 (business)
  • Environmental Health and Safety: (617) 495-2060
  • Hazardous waste pick-up: (617) 496-3322
  • Bio-hazard waste pick-up: (617) 495-2345 (Sid Paula)