The health, safety, and well-being of the Radcliffe Institute community is our top priority.

We are operating under the advice of Harvard University and Harvard University Health Services, which are continuously monitoring information from local health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

We will continue to update this page to keep you informed.

Policies and Campus Restrictions:

Updated April 2, 2020

Upcoming Events

All public events scheduled to take place at the Radcliffe Institute this spring have been canceled.

Schlesinger Library AccesS

In the interest of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the Schlesinger Library is temporarily closed.

See our guide on remote research.

This is a rapidly evolving situation so we urge you to check back for updates. Virtual reference services will be available via

Harvard Resources

Visit for more information about COVID-19 at Harvard. The site is regularly updated and serves as a centralized location for information, guidance, and resources on coronavirus for the Harvard community.

Government & Health Resources