The Department Card is a Harvard Corporate Card taken out under the name of a Department. These cards require a departmental administrator who will be responsible for the timely processing of payments to the card via Concur. Department cards can be used to pay for travel expenses for guests & employees who do not have Corporate Cards as well as department expenses which cannot be put on a PCard, purchased through HCOM or invoiced (e.g., catering deposit or hotel).
Visit the Harvard Card Services website for information on obtaining a card.
Effective March 16, 2020, on campus pick up of cards is suspended until further notice. To support remote work guidelines while maintaining continuity of business, all new PCard, Department Card, or Corporate Card Applications must be processed with the employee's home address. Applications with a Harvard University address will be returned to the applicant to correct. PCards and Corporate Cards will be mailed to an employee's home address on the application. Please expect a delivery time of up to three weeks for a new card. Please expect a delivery time of up to three weeks for a new card.