Invitation Protocol & Visitor Guidelines

Inviting Heads of State, Dignitaries and Other High-Profile Visitors to Speak at Harvard

Harvard University regularly hosts distinguished visitors of many different nationalities, backgrounds, and beliefs. In doing so, the University encourages intellectual and educational enrichment while also honoring the principles of free speech and open inquiry that are appropriate and essential to an institution of higher learning.

Click here to view the full text of the university's protocol for inviting high-level visitors to campus.

Political activities on campus:
Click here to view the guidelines from the Office of the General Counsel regarding political activities on campus (Harvard Key login required).