New Faculty & Visiting Researchers

General Information for New Appointments

Main NELC office telephone: 617-495-5757
nelc@fas.harvard.edu

Harvard I.D. Card
On or after the date your appointment begins, you can pick up your I.D. card at Smith Center, 9th floor.  Call ahead (617-495-3322) to be sure your I.D. card is ready for pick up.  You will need a photo ID (driver’s license or passport) with you for identification.

Harvard Email
After you know your Harvard I.D. number (it is on your Harvard I.D.), you can set up your Harvard email.  This is a two- step process. First create your pin number at:  http://www.pin.harvard.edu. Then activate your Harvard email at: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/fasit.  Click on Account Tools and then click on Create an Account.

Widener Library
Study carrels and spaces are available at Widener.  To apply for a carrel, submit a Widener Carrel Request Form.  Forms are accepted via the web or in person at the Widener Billing Office, Room 130 (Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.)  The form is available on the website: http://hcl.harvard.edu/info/study_spaces/#widener/

Athletic Facilities
To obtain membership for the recreational facilities, go to http://gocrimson.com, click on Recreation and then click on Purchase Membership.

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) – locally referred to as the "T". For information about the bus and subway system, please contact the MBTA website: http://mbta.com or the Harvard Commuter Choice office.

NOTE:  If this is a paid position, you will have to complete an I-9 (in person with required documentation) before your appointment can be finally approved.  If you do not have a social security number, please visit the Harvard International Office website: www.hio.harvard.edu and from the list of items on the left click on “Taxes and Social Security”; then click on “Social Security Numbers”; then in the middle section, click on “Informational Flyer”.