Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact [email protected] or submit the form at the bottom of this page in advance of your participation or visit. Requests for Sign Language interpreters should be made at least two weeks in advance, if possible. Please note that the university will make every effort to secure services, but that services are subject to availability.

Live Captioning

All public programs that are livestreamed to the GSD website include live captioning by VITAC.

CART services are available for in-person programs, provided by Hands in Motion. If you have questions about this, please submit the form at the bottom of this page to connect with a staff member before a given program.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive Listening Devices are available for use during our public programs. We recommend that you reach out in advance of your arrival for a given program using [email protected], so that we can prepare the device for you.

Recorded Programs

All public programs at the GSD are recorded. With permission from the guest lecturers, recorded programs will be posted to the Harvard GSD YouTube channel and the event page on the GSD website within two weeks after the event has occurred. Recorded programs feature captions and verbal description by 3Play Media. Transcripts of event recordings that have been publicly released are available upon request.

Wheelchair Accessibility

There is a ramped entrance at the Quincy Street entry to Gund Hall, and the Cambridge Street entrance is level with the sidewalk (no stairs). Two elevators can be found in Gund Hall with access to all floors. If you need assistance with the doors to Gund Hall, please use the Quincy Street entrance and the on-site Security guard will assist you.

A wheelchair-accessible, gender-neutral restroom can be found in the lobby of Gund Hall.

For information about parking for disabled patrons, call the University Disability Coordinator at 617.495.1859, or TTY 617.495.4801, Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM. Please call at least one week prior to the event.

Lactation Rooms and Changing Tables

The closest lactation room to the GSD is located in the Knafel Building at 1737 Cambridge Street. More information on lactation rooms is available here.

A changing table can be found in the gender-neutral restroom on the lower level of Gund Hall, off the info-commons L20.

Questions or Concerns?

Please submit the form below and a staff member will reach out promptly.