Getting Started

Payroll Information

Faculty are paid on the last working day of the month.  To set up direct deposit, go to, click on the PeopleSoft icon, and log on with your HUID and PIN. In PeopleSoft you will be able to access your pay stub, enter or change your tax exemptions, if you wish, and set up direct deposit.

Pick up your Harvard ID (HUID)

Your ID card and 8-digit HUID number provide access to Harvard buildings, facilities, and resources:

Campus Service Center, Smith Campus Center 807 (located at 1350 Massachusetts Avenue)., 617-496-7827

Claim your HarvardKey

Your HarvardKey enables access to a wide range of applications and services across Harvard using a single login name and password. Get started claiming your HarvardKey here.


Benefits choices outlining the various medical, dental, disability, and flexible spending plans along with application forms can be found at, the Harvard Employee Personnel website.

Office Keys and Building Access

The Office Manager will issue you your office key. During after hours, Buildings and Grounds (617-495-5560) can let you into the building but will not be able to let you into your office unless the HUPD (617- 495-1212) are also present.

Please see The Office Manager if you have any office or maintenance requests at 495-2152 or   This may include building access, keys, furniture moving, or  office repairs etc.  You may also submit requests to the Building Operations Office directly online….please visit the following web site and enter your Harvard ID (Harvard PIN System) and password to request  a work order:

IT / Email account

Once you have obtained your Harvardkey go to  Then Click on "Manage Your Account and Services".  You should see if an e-mail has already been created for you (usually first initial, last name).  If not then please contact HUIT Help at 617-495-7777 or