Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

The Center for Jewish Studies shares Harvard University’s commitment to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive, a key to which is ensuring that we each experience a profound sense of inclusion and belonging.

Harvard has established the following five core values:

  • Respect the rights, differences and dignity of others
  • Demonstrate honesty and integrity in all dealings
  • Pursue excellence conscientiously in one’s work
  • Be accountable for the actions and conduct in the community
  • Cultivate bonds and bridges that enable all to grow and learn from one another

Harvard Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Resources

  • The Harvard University Office for Gender Equity (OGE) empowers and supports the Harvard community to advance a climate of gender equity and inclusion through evidence-based educational initiatives, excellence in research and practice, and delivery of direct services.
  • The Harvard College Women’s Center provides space and creates opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and alumnae to explore women’s and gender issues, build community, and promote mutual understanding around women’s advancement. 
  • The Accessible Education Office (AEO) partners with FAS students with visible and invisible disabilities to identify barriers and implement plans for access. Through collaboration with the campus community, we foster an environment of equity and inclusion.
  • The FAS Office for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging is responsible for conceiving, developing, and overseeing strategies to advance and support equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging (EDIB) for all constituencies (students, faculty, staff, academic, and administrative units) across the FAS.
  • The FAS Diversity Dialogues are forums for FAS staff and faculty to build awareness around a range of issues related to diversity and inclusion.

Reporting Resources for all Harvard affiliates

If you need to talk to someone NOW:
Call the SHARE Confidential Crisis Hotline at +1 (617) 495-9100
– visit the OGE’s Crisis Support Page for more options.

University-Wide Anonymous Reporting Hotline

What should I do if experience racial discrimination or observe a racist incident in the Harvard community?

Sexual Harassment Anonymous Disclosure

File a formal complaint with the University Title IX Office

Harvard Ombuds Office – An independent, neutral and confidential place for visitors to discuss their academic and workplace issues and concerns.