Statement of Mission

The Harvard Chaplains, a professional community of more than thirty chaplains, represent many of the world’s religious, spiritual, and ethical traditions, and share a collective commitment to serving the spiritual needs of the students, faculty, and staff of Harvard University.  
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Our Location

The Harvard Chaplains' office is located in the Smith Campus Center at 1350 Massachusetts Ave Ste 730.

Videos: Meet the Chaplains, Harvard University YouTube Channel

Members of the Harvard Chaplains introduce themselves to the community. Learn about their backgrounds, how they came to be chaplains, the various ways in which they interact with the Harvard community, and more!

Video: Religious Life at Harvard

December 13, 2013—Take a look at the breadth of religious life at Harvard, where members of the community participate in moments of worship, spirituality, and community across the University. Students can engage in prayer or reflection in one of Harvard’s historic places of worship or in one of many less formal locations—a dorm room, dining hall, office, or Widener Library.


June 21, 2017—Harvard appoints Muslim chaplain. Khalil Abdur-Rashid began his new role on July 5.  Read the Harvard Gazette story here.



Student Feedback:  Congress on the Future of Faith at Harvard
October 11, 2010—Sonali Tatapudy '12 interviews students during the reception following the event.