Disability and Leaves of Absence

To discuss any of the leave options below, please contact:

Heidi Shea
HR Consultant
(617) 496-8445

Disability Information

If you are seriously ill or injured due to a non-work related illness or injury, and unable to work for an extended period of time, and if you provide acceptable medical documentation, you may be eligible to continue to receive income under Harvard's short- or long- term disability coverage.

For work-related illnesses and injuries, employees are covered by Workers' Compensation. Supervisors are responsible for the accurate completion and submittal of the Accident Report. The Accident Report must be submitted within 24 hours of the incident and should be sent to Heidi Shea at hshea@seas.harvard.edu

Leave Information

Harvard offers a variety of leave options for medical, personal, or family reasons. Please see the below for more information on the following leaves of absence.