The Harvard University Events and Information Center welcomes visitors and community members to Harvard and also provides services for the Harvard community and the general public. The Center's staff is happy to answer general questions and to provide maps, illustrated booklets, suggested walking tours, the Harvard Gazette (http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/), and background information on University events. In addition to these services, the Center also offers guided historical tours.
Members of the Crimson Key Society, a student organization, conduct walking tours during the academic year. In summer, Harvard College students who work at the Information Center conduct the tours. Historical tours are given Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. during the academic year. During the summer months, the tour times are expanded to Monday through Saturday at 10:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:15 p.m. No tours are conducted on holidays. Tours are conducted free of charge; those wishing to participate should go to the Events and Information Center shortly before a tour is scheduled to begin. Reservations may be made for groups of 20 or more by calling 617-495-1573.
Schedules of Harvard events, which are listed in the calendar section of the Harvard Gazette, also appear on a video display at the Center and on the Harvard News office Website (www.news.harvard.edu) or can be obtained by dropping by the Events and Information Center. A light-up locator map and a computer station to access Harvard information are always available outside the center when the arcade is open.