For Alumni

I'm an Alumnus/Alumna as well as a Harvard employee. Do I need to claim my HarvardKey?

To access Alumni resources, you must claim your HarvardKey. Once you have claimed your HarvardKey, you can also use it to access resources that you previously accessed with your HUID and its associated password. There is no reason to wait to claim your HarvardKey.

Once you have claimed your HarvardKey, whenever you are served with a HarvardKey login screen, login by selecting the HarvardKey tab and entering your login name and HarvardKey password. This will gain you access to all the resources for which you previously used your HUID and password to access. Alternatively, you can Read more about I'm an Alumnus/Alumna as well as a Harvard employee. Do I need to claim my HarvardKey?

What happened to my old Alumni.Harvard login?

Harvard has transitioned to the new HarvardKey system for Alumni user account management. HarvardKey is replacing your current alumni.harvard login name and password as part of a larger plan to improve the Alumni online experience. The decision to bring Alumni login into the HarvardKey unified login system also means that when students graduate, they will no longer need to claim a separate Alumni account — their HarvardKey automatically transitions to Alumni status.

If I claim my HarvardKey because I'm an Alumnus/Alumna as well as employee, what about others in my department?

For the next several months, users who don’t yet have a HarvardKey can still log in to all the same resources by selecting the “HUID” tab on the HarvardKey login screen and entering their HUID and its associated password. Resources for which the PIN login screen has been replaced by the HarvardKey login screen (such as financial systems or HARVie) will work with both HarvardKey/password and HUID/password.There will be no difference in what HarvardKey users and HUID users can access.If you are prompted to enter your HUID and password to access a Harvard system that doesn’t use the Read more about If I claim my HarvardKey because I'm an Alumnus/Alumna as well as employee, what about others in my department?