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The Office of Career Services has returned to campus. We are offering in-person and virtual appointments and services. Please review the information below about our in person and remote services.  

Contact Information and Hours

Contact Information

Harvard Law School
Office of Career Services
1585 Massachusetts Avenue
Wasserstein Hall 4020
Cambridge, MA 02138
Main Phone: 617-495-3119
Fax: 617-496-8164
General email: ocs@law.harvard.edu

Visit the OCS Staff Directory for for staff member contact information.

Hours

OCS is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm ET.

Return to Campus

Return to Campus

Starting Tuesday, September 7 the Office of Career Services will return to campus and resume in-person services. We will offer in-person and virtual options for all services unless noted.

  • Appointments: Students may select in-person or phone/Zoom appointments. Alumni appointments will continue to be remote. Visit the Appointments page to make an appointment.
  • Walk-in Hours: Walk-ins are available for J.D. students. Visit the walk-ins page for more information.
  • Events and Programs: See the OCS Events calendar for a list of upcoming events. Event listings will include the location (on campus or virtual), registration information, and safety guidelines (for in person events). Programs will be recorded and posted on our recorded programs page.
  • Other Services: Visit OCS Services for more information.

In-Person Visits

In-Person Visits

All visitors must follow Harvard Law School’s safety guidelines when on campus, including wearing a mask at all times when indoors. Email us at ocs@law.harvard.edu for any questions about visiting our office.  

HLS Students, Faculty, and Staff

  • We encourage visitors to make an appointment or set up a meeting with an OCS Staff member ahead of your visit.
  • Drop-ins are allowed during our open hours.
  • When you arrive, please check in with the person at the front desk.

HLS Alumni and All Other Visitors

Note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, HLS buildings are currently closed to the general public, and we are minimizing the numbers of visitors to campus at this time.

  • Alumni advising appointments will be conducted via Zoom or phone, we are not offering in-person appointments at this time.
  • If you are participating in an OCS program or have been invited to campus by an OCS staff member, please check with the person who invited you about the approval process that needs to be completed prior to your visit.
  • If you would like to request to come onto campus, email us your request (ocs@law.harvard.edu) at least one week prior to your intended arrival date. We cannot guarantee that your request will be approved.

Virtual/Remote Visits

Virtual/Remote Visits

OCS will continue to provide virtual options for appointments and meetings.

  • All OCS staff members will continue to use Zoom for virtual meetings and appointments.
  • Live events and programs will be recorded and posted on our recorded programs page.
  • Please contact us if you cannot find a virtual option for a service that we provide.

OCS Holiday Closings

OCS Holiday Closings

The office is closed for the following upcoming public holidays:

2021 Closings

  • New Year’s Day – Friday, Jan. 1, 2021
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday – Monday, Jan. 18
  • Presidents’ Day – Monday, Feb. 15
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 31
  • Day After Memorial Day – Tuesday, June 1
  • Juneteenth – Friday, June 18 (observed)
  • Independence Day Weekend – Friday, July 2 and Monday, July 5
  • Labor Day – Monday, Sept. 6
  • Columbus Day (Federal) / Indigenous Peoples’ Day (City of Cambridge) – Monday, Oct. 11
  • Veterans Day – Thursday, Nov. 11
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, Nov. 25
  • Friday after Thanksgiving – Friday, Nov. 26
  • Christmas Eve 1/2 day – Thursday, Dec. 23 (observed)
  • Christmas Day – Friday, Dec. 24 (observed)
  • Winter Recess – Dec. 27 to Dec. 30
  • New Year’s Day – Friday, Dec. 31 (observed)

Directions

Directions

The Harvard Law School campus is a 10-minute walk from the Harvard Square Red Line MBTA stop.

Parking Information

Parking Information

The closest garage is located at 10 Everett Street. There are also numerous parking garages located in Harvard Square, which is a 10-minute walk from the Law School.

OCS Guests

If you are a guest for a Career Services program, please contact our office by phone at 617-495-3119 or by email at ocs@law.harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance of your visit and we will assist you in obtaining a parking permit.

Please have your license plate number available.

Parking Information and Visitor Parking Permits

  • Purchase a parking permit via the Harvard Online Parking Permit System.
  • Review the HLS parking site for information about parking near the law school.
  • Review the University’s Transportation and Parking site for information about Harvard parking options and public parking near to campus.

Taxi Information

Taxi Information

  • Ambassador Brattle: 617-492-1100
  • Yellow Cab: 617-547-3000
  • Cambridge Cab: 617-498-0006
  • Checker Cab: 617-497-9000

Send Us Your Questions and Comments

Send Us Your Questions and Comments

If you have a question or comment for the Office of Career Services please use the OCS Comment Box below. You can also contact us at (617) 49-3119 or ocs@law.harvard.edu.

OCS Comment Box

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