HMS Account (eCommons) Resources

Your HMS account credentials consist of your HMS ID, formerly referred to as your “eCommons ID,” and a password that you set.

Harvard Key Resources

HarvardKey is Harvard University’s user identity authentication system. Your HarvardKey account allows you to securely access applications and services across the University using a single login name and password.

Which Account Can I Get?


Still having trouble logging in?

If the links above don’t help, you may contact someone at the program you are trying to reach, or for technical difficulties, you may email Harvard Catalyst website technical support at

Consulting programs

If there is a delay in getting your login access, please contact the staff member of the program from which you’re seeking a consultation.

Education program

If you experience difficulties with a course application, please contact the Education Program Administrator.

Connector request

If you are having trouble logging in to the Protocol Review application, please contact the administrative director at your home institution. For technical issues with the form, email the technical team.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Michelle Beck, MBA
Administrative Director

Boston Children’s Hospital
Hernan Santana
Administrative Director

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Yemi Talabi-Oates
Operations Manager

Massachusetts General Hospital
Lynelle Cortellini
Administrative Director


All other issues: For general login problems, please email us at