Housing

STUDENTS

Students who wish to request accommodations should contact their school's Local Student Disability Coordinator (LDC) to initiate the reasonable accommodation exploration process. Many LDCs have resources and forms posted on their website to begin the process. Please see the LDC List to find your School’s contact person or office.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY HOUSING – STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF

Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students who live in Harvard University Housing and wish to request accessible housing accommodations should follow the appropriate policies & procedures listed below (please note that exceptions to these policies are granted only on the basic of approved requests for disability-related accommodations).

University Disability Services will partner with Harvard University Housing to explore requests for housing accommodations. To initiate the process please complete and submit the Housing Reasonable Accomodation Request Form. The requestor must also submit medical documentation from a qualified health care provider. Medical documentation must identify functional limitations that support the requested accommodation is necessary to allow equal opportunity to participate in the housing program. Medical documentation may be submitted by a qualified health care provider via the Medical Documentation Request Form.

If unable to utilize the digital forms above, then these documents may also be sent to UDS via email at disabilityservices@harvard.edu or via fax at (617) 495-8520.

For an overview of Harvard University Housing information see:
Harvard University Housing (HUH): Prospective Residents with Disabilities

VISITORS

Hotel Accommodations: Many Boston-Metro hotels offer accessible lodging, for a listing of Harvard Square Hotels, please visit: http://www.harvardsquare.com/accommodations. Family and friends needing accessible lodging are strongly encouraged to reserve accessible hotel rooms as far in advance as possible. Please note www.harvardsquare.com is not Harvard affiliated and Harvard is not responsible for availability, accuracy, or changes in service.