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Alert COVID-19 Update

Harvard University and Harvard Law School will shift to remote teaching and learning beginning Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.


Emergency Contacts:

The Dean of Students Office assists students with academic accommodations or other supports in the event of personal or medical emergencies. For assistance or questions about accommodations or supports, please contact Student Support Services at

More Emergency Information

Emergency Funding:

For JD Students

JD Student Financial Services (SFS) is available to support J.D. students on a range of financial matters. For information related to emergency medical or personal expenses, please see the links below.



For Graduate Program students

Graduate Program financial aid office is available to support LL.M. and S.J.D. students on a range of financial matters.  For information related to emergency medical or personal expenses, please contact the Graduate Program at or Catherine Peshkin, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid for the Graduate Program, at

Dean of Students Office is also available to support students should they have emergency-related financial circumstances that require immediate assistance (food purchase, for example). Please contact Student Support Services to discuss possible assistance. There is no income threshold. Assistance is considered on a case-by-case basis.