As a student at Harvard Kennedy School, you are an integral part of the vibrant Harvard community. In order to foster a welcoming, respectful and rewarding environment for all, the school has outlined your rights and responsibilities as well as important codes of conduct to which we expect all community citizens to adhere.

These standards lay the foundation for the Kennedy School’s mission to improve public policy and public leadership across the United States and around the world so that people can lead safer, freer, and more prosperous lives. By combining cutting-edge research, the teaching of outstanding students, and direct interaction with high-level practitioners, we have an impact on solving public problems that no other institution can match. As one of those leaders, you play a crucial role in creating a community where all can flourish.