The information is provided below in accordance with Federal Consumer Information regulations. Contact the Office of Student Financial Services for details or to request a hard copy.

HKS Financial Assistance Process Information

Basic financial assistance and contact information
Total cost of attendance
Terms and conditions for students to receive Direct Loans
Need-based and non-need-based state and local aid programs, school aid programs and other private aid programs
How students apply for aid, and how eligibility is determined
How does the school distribute aid among students?
How/When financial aid will be disbursed 
Rights and responsibilities of students receiving financial assistance
Terms and conditions of any employment that is part of a financial aid package
Terms, schedules, loan repayment necessity, required loan entrance/exit counseling
  • HKS Student Loans general information on entrance/exit counseling
  • Details on entrance/exit counseling for admitted students on internal site
  • Additional details are available on request if you are a prospective student
Criteria for measuring Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP): how a student who has not maintained SAP can reestablish eligibility for federal financial aid
Requirements to return federal financial aid when a student withdraws: return to Title IV (R2T4) Compliance and Student Aid Refund Policy 

Information about Academic Programs and Student Attainment

Accreditation and institutional research
  • Visit Harvard Office of Institutional Research  for names of associations, agencies and/or governmental bodies that accredit, approve or license the school and its programs, and how students may review a copy of the school’s accreditation, licensure or approval.
Cross registration and transfer policy
Facilities and services for students with disabilities
Degree programs, training and other educational opportunities available as well as plans for improving academic programs at the university 
Instructional, laboratory and other physical plant facilities associated with academic programs
List of HKS faculty members and instructional personnel
  • HKS Faculty Directory

Terms and conditions for students receiving federal loans to obtain deferment
Information on placement of/types of employment obtained by HKS graduates
Consumer information for student athletes
Graduation rate information

School Facilities, Services and Campus Policies

Drug and alcohol abuse prevention
Campus security statistics and security policies

Harvard provides a number of resources to help students understand campus security statistics and policies.

Harvard Kennedy School missing persons procedures
Emergency response and evacuation procedures
Harvard University’s fire safety report
Harvard vaccination policy
Policies and sanctions related to copyright infringement
Textbook information
  • Information about required textbooks and supplemental materials may be obtained through the Online Course Materials internal portal
Constitution Day
Harvard University student code of conduct
FERPA compliance and blocks
Voter Registration