Vendor Risk Assessment


Performs a review of a vendor’s security controls in their system design, policies, and procedures

Key Features and Benefits

  • Identifies any significant security risks
  • Provides you the opportunity to address risks with the vendor prior to signing a contract
  • Protects Harvard’s confidential information
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Also known as: Password manager


LastPass personal premium accounts are currently offered at no cost to all members of the Harvard community. Visit to get it now.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Store all your passwords in one secure, central location
  • Generate and remember unique, complex passwords for all your accounts
  • Access from as many devices as you want – work desktop, smartphone, personal laptop, tablet, etc.
  • Synchronize your password updates; change a password from
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Research Administration Systems


The portfolio of Research Administration Systems supports the University’s research enterprise from an administrative, financial, and compliance perspective in accordance with federal and Harvard policies and regulations. We support research administrators, compliance officers, and researchers across the University.

IT Services

  • Human subjects research protocol creation, management, and compliance (ESTR)
  • Research overhead indirect cost rate negotiation and
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Campus Service Systems


Campus Services Applications develops, maintains and operates applications to support the business units that comprise Campus Services. These include:

  • Harvard Real-Estate (HRE)
  • Harvard University Housing (HUH)
  • Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS)
  • Harvard Faculty Club (HFC)
  • Energy and Facilities (E&F)
  • Harvard Transportation Services (HTS)
  • Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)
  • Harvard Global and Global Support Services (HG/GSS)
  • Harvard International Office (HIO
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Human Resources Systems


Human Resources IT supports the University’s employee management needs, including recruitment, hiring, payroll, benefits, paid time off, talent management and training. Our user base is over 30,000 people for the Human Resources systems, and over 90,000 for the Training system. We support administrative users in all Schools and Units.

IT services

  • Staff Recruiting (Aspire)
  • Human Resources (PeopleSoft)
    • HR
    • Payroll
    • Benefits and Pension
    • Absence Management
    • Time and Labor
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Vendor Contacts for Harvard Departments


For all pre sales consults or to schedule a meeting to discuss your Apple solution needs, contact:

Beth Marshdoyle, Apple Account Executive

Apple Educational, Apple Inc.

Phone: (617) 416-1686


For quotes or questions on Apple custom configurations, please contact (email is best):

Kevin Black, Inside Apple Account Executive

Apple Education, Apple Inc

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Eduroam (education roaming) is a secure worldwide federated network access service developed for the international research and education community.  This service provides per-user, per-session encrypted network access for visitors from participating institutions, without the need to gain guest credentials on arrival to an eduroam enabled location.

Key Features and Benefits

  • When a visiting user requests access to the eduroam SSID
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Finance and Procurement Systems

Also known as: Financial Systems Solutions, FSS

Key Features and Benefits

  • Secure access to all of the University’s financial, and procurement systems
  • Provide end user support in the form of customer support and training
  • Maintain Harvard’s chart of accounts
  • Provide one stop shopping for all of the University’s
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