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HarvardKey and Harvard University IDs (HUID) are administered by Harvard University Information Systems as a secure means of identity authentication to access various Harvard resources.  You will need your HarvardKey to access applications and websites such as PeopleSoft, Harvie, Financial applications, WordPress, etc.

Available To

Faculty, Staff, and Students

Standard Features

  • Request a new HarvardKey password
  • Change your existing HarvardKey
  • Two-Step Verification

User Requirements

Your HarvardKey should be kept secure.  Do not share your HarvardKey password with others.  Enable Two-Step Verification.

Using This Service

Get this service

All faculty, staff, and students will be automatically given a Harvard ID number when they are hired.  New employees and students will receive information from as a part of the on boarding process instructing them as to how to claim their HarvardKey.  Existing employees can claim their HarvardKey here:  Directions for setting up Two-Step Verification are located here.

Get Help

Go to the HarvardKey site to reset your password or manage your account.  FAQ’s can also be found there.

See also: Two-Step Verification

Service Hours

Once you have claimed your HarvardKey, you can use it 24/7 to access applications and websites.


No cost