Select Your User Type

To claim your HarvardKey, please begin by choosing the user type below that best describes you. (If you are an alumnus/alumna, and also a current Harvard student, faculty member, employee, or sponsored affiliation holder, please choose "New To HarvardKey".)

Are you a new Harvard student, faculty or staff member, or the recipient of a new Harvard sponsored affiliation? To claim your HarvardKey, you'll need the following:

  • Your eight-digit Harvard University ID (HUID)
  • Your last name
  • Your date of birth
  • A personal email address to use for account reminders

If you have any problems along the way, feel free to email ithelp@harvard.edu or call 617-495-7777 for assistance.

Are you a Harvard alumnus/alumna? To claim your HarvardKey, you'll need the following:

  • Your 10-character Harvard Alumni Association (HAA) number (find this at the bottom of any recent email or mailing from the Alumni Association)
  • Your last name
  • Your degree year (holders of multiple Harvard degrees can use the year of any of their degrees)
  • A personal email address to use for account reminders

If you have any problems along the way, feel free to email ithelp@harvard.edu or call 617-495-7777 for assistance.