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HUMS Winter Recess Hours 2019

HUMS will be closed the afternoon of 12/24, all day on 12/25, and 1/1/20. All other Winter Recess days HUMS will operate on a limited basis. If your building or department requires delivery service during the Winter Recess, please return the survey that was distributed in December or email HUMS@harvard.edu.

The Harvard Yard Mail Center will be open the following hours:

  • Tuesday, December 24th: 8am-noon
  • Wednesday, December 25th: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26th: 8am-2pm
  • Friday, December 27th: 8am-2pm
  • Saturday, December 28th: 10am-2pm
  • Monday, December 30th: 8am-2pm
  • Tuesday, December 31st: 8am-2pm
  • Wednesday, January 1st: Closed

The GSAS Mail Center will be open normal hours with the exception of the afternoon of 12/24, and all day 12/25/19, 1/1/20.

HUMS Metering services will not be available during the Winter Recess. Email HUMS@harvard.edu with any concerns.

Happy Holidays!

Thanksgiving Hours 2019

HUMS will be closed on Thursday, 11/28 and Friday, 11/29/19 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. This includes the Harvard Yard Mail Center, GSAS Mail Center, House mail sorting, and all delivery customers. HYMC and GSAS Mail Centers will be open with normal weekend hours on Saturday, 11/30/19. Contact HUMS@harvard.edu with any questions.

Important Dates for Move In 2019

Incoming students in the Class of 2023 shoud not ship parcels to arrive before 8/12/19. Information about parcel pickup on move in day will be included in the notification email that is sent when HUMS receives a parcel for you.

House residents should not ship parcels to arrive before 8/21/19. Information about parcel pickup at the HUMS Package Depots will be included in your parcel notification email that is sent when HUMS receives a package for you.

Feel free to contact us at HUMS@harvard.edu.

Departing students, please update you mail forwarding information by visiting http://hums.harvard.edu/mail-delivery/student-mail-forwarding

Mail for students who do not update their forwarding information will be returned to the sender.


Sign up for your electronic W2 for 2018 at this link: https://admin-enews.eureka.harvard.edu/news/sign-your-2018-w2-0