A Harvard University student was critically injured in a fall from an off-campus building early Sunday morning, a spokesman for the university said.
Sophomore Andrew Sun was in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital Sunday night, spokesman Colin Manning said.
“This is a very difficult time for the entire Harvard community,” Manning said. “The safety and the health of all of our students is of the utmost importance to us.”
Manning would not say where the building that Sun fell from was located, saying only that it was an off-campus location. Cambridge police said the incident did not occur in their city.
Sun is a resident of the Pforzheimer House on campus, according to school officials.
Pforzheimer House Co-Master John Durant said the house was holding a private event for Sun’s friends and family to gather Sunday evening.
“College leaders have reached out to students at this time to remind them that Harvard has a comprehensive support system in place if they need assistance in light of this upsetting event,” Manning said.
Family, friends, and university officials spent the day with Sun in the hospital, according to Manning.
No further details about Sun’s condition or the circumstances surrounding his fall were available Sunday night.Nicholas Jacques can be reached at email@example.com.