Welcome to ITAMP

You have been invited to visit ITAMP at the Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, MA. We are looking forward to your stay and hope you have an enjoyable and productive time.

Please note: travelers who expect to be reimbursed for their airfare must book their tickets through and on U.S. Carriers. The cost of these tickets must also be within the allowable government airfares in order to be eligible for reimbursement.

Preferred Travel Agencies

Enrollment Forms

The  Enrollment Forms can be filled out and returned prior to your visit to ITAMP. These forms will register you in the vendor systems at Smithsonian.  Prior to your arrival  forms will be sent to you via e-mail. Please fax the signed forms to Naomi Tariri at 1-617-496-7668 as soon as possible.

Do not e-mail forms that contain your SSN.


 Wire Transfer Authorization Form

To request that your funds be directly deposited into your bank account. (for US residence only)

Computer Access & Networks

*SD 931 Form

 All visitors wishing network and computer access during their stay must sign and fax this form to Naomi Tariri@ 1-617-4965-9524 at least a week in advance of their visit.

Visitors Traveling
Under a Visa

Visitor should contact Naomi Tariri, ITAMP Program Coordinator at 617-495-9524 two months prior to their expected arrival. For information on visas, go to

Reimbursement Forms

Non Employee Reimbursement Form

Visitors reimbursed for their expenses must sign this no-fee travel form with Naomi Tariri before they leave.

Parking at the CfA

Parking is generally available at the CfA, but the cost is $13/day and is based on a first come first served basis. Passes are available at the Harvard Business office here at the CfA. If you would like to learn more about Harvard's parking policy the website is:

Public Transportation, Accommodations and Directions

ITAMP is accessible via public transportation and is surrounded by many local B&B's and other accommodations. Find out more here: