For the Media

For press and media requests, please contact Harvard Extension School’s Office of Public and Media Relations, a valuable resource for journalists seeking information on the school and expert commentary on a variety of subjects related to continuing higher education.

Media contact

JP Knapic
Marketing Coordinator, Office of Communications and Marketing
Harvard University, Division of Continuing Education
(617) 998-8554

About Harvard Extension School

The following links can provide more information about the Harvard Extension mission, curriculum, faculty, and history.

Extension School news stories

The Harvard Extension School hub houses recent news stories, blogs, and events. You can explore stories through our various channels or tags, and even subscribe to channels via RSS:

News archive

External media, filming, and photography policies

Harvard University has strict policies about filming and taking photographs on campus. The following guidelines have been established to protect the privacy of all members of the Harvard community and to promote an environment conducive to learning. We appreciate your cooperation.

  1. Reporters, photographers, video/motion picture cameras, and media recording equipment are not permitted inside Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) and Harvard Extension School buildings, including classrooms, laboratories, office buildings, or other facilities unless assigned by the director of PR/media relations.
  2. Only exteriors of buildings may be photographed or filmed with approval in advance. To request a permission form, call (617) 998-8530. This permission form must be completed in advance of shooting, and the photographers or film crew must carry the form with them during the shoot.
  3. Please secure the permission, in advance, of any students who will be photographed or filmed in wide shots of the Yard or elsewhere.
  4. Special events, conferences, seminars, speeches, etc. may be recorded or filmed by the Harvard Extension School sponsoring organization, for archival purposes and news posts. Such recording may not be sold or distributed to other internal or external organizations.
  5. Filming and reporting of Harvard Extension School sponsored events inside Harvard buildings may be permitted at the discretion of the director of PR and media relations, in advance.

Photo request

Harvard Extension School maintains an electronic database of thousands of photos suitable for media use. To request a photo, please send an e-mail to stating the subject and intended use. All photos are copyrighted and must be properly credited and used for the stated purpose only.