Building Services at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design strives to support the pedagogy of all those that connect with the campus. We go beyond maintaining an immaculate, safe, and sustainable environment by ever-adapting to prepare the learning environments of the future. We offer open communication to proactively promote the comfort and productivity of students, staff, faculty, and visitors alike. Continually improving our services and resources for the upmost customer satisfaction.

Access to Buildings

As of March 16, the GSD has closed access to our academic facilities, including the Fabrication Lab and Frances Loeb Library, until further notice.

GSD Access Request

GSD facilities remain closed for most activities, but we are considering requests for limited access to support the “Virtual by Design” semester this fall. Access is restricted to faculty and staff who are providing direct support for access-dependent research and course preparation. In order to better define the GSD’s criteria and process, Building Services has developed the GSD Access Request Form. New requests should be made by submitting this form to

Emergency Information for the GSD Community

Make a Room Request

For General Requests or to Submit a Work Order contact: or 617-495-2514


Find out about Sustainability Programs and Initiatives at the GSD.

Get the latest information about current and upcoming capital improvements.