This page includes links to important university, FAS and College policies, and to FAS, GSAS and College handbooks relevant to Gen Ed instructors.
Specific Policies Regarding Course Administration
FAS Information for Faculty Offering Instruction
The FAS Information for Faculty Offering Instruction in Arts and Sciences is a reference for FAS educational policies, including instructors’ responsibilities, matters related to course administration, and problems often encountered by students, and a detailed academic calendar).
Harvard College Student Handbook
Budget Request Form
Field Trip Waiver Form
Reimbursement requests must be submitted to the Gen Ed Office preferably within 30 days but no later than 45 days from the date the expense was incurred. Only approved course-related expenses will be reimbursed. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
For reimbursement requests, please complete and submit the following:
- Itemized Original Receipt (and credit card receipt if applicable) OR Missing Receipt Affidavit (MRA is required if the original itemized receipt is missing. MRAs should be used as exceptions; they should not be used in lieu of original receipts on a regular basis)
- Reimbursement Form
Please choose the appropriate reimbursement form:
All guest speakers must be sent in e-mail or as a hard copy this text:
By accepting this invitation to speak, you understand that in providing these services, your status will be that of an independent contractor, free from Harvard's direction and control. You understand that you are not an agent or employee of Harvard and are not expected or authorized to enter into binding commitments on Harvard's part.
No signature or other acknowledgement from the speaker is necessary. Your message to the speaker should also include confirmation of the date and time of the event, along with the agreement about honoraria and/or travel expenses. See a sample letter for a guest speaker. If the event is to be recorded, the speaker must sign this Speaker Consent for Recordings. Please send the signed waiver to the Gen Ed Office for future reference.