The Office of the University Marshal provides coordination and support for members of the Harvard community who wish to invite heads of state and other high-level international and American officials and dignitaries to visit our campus. The Marshal’s staff also arranges specialized programs for foreign visitors who want to meet with Harvard faculty and/or administrators to learn about academics and/or University operations. The University Marshal also oversees Commencement and manages other large-scale ceremonial events such as presidential inaugurations and special convocations.