College Finance


Hillel Dining Hall Faces Unique Challenges During HUDS Strike

It may only be the fourth day of Sukkot—a Jewish holiday that celebrates the fall harvest—but it is the 16th day of the Harvard University Dining Services workers’ strike, which presents Harvard Hillel with unique challenges.

Projected Attendance at Grant-Receiving Events on a Given Day Graph

UC to Survey Attendance at Student Group Events

The Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee will begin randomly attending student group events and measuring total attendance, as part of a study commissioned by a new committee policy.

Faculty Deans Provide Food

College Allocates Extra Funding for House Events During Strike

Concerned by the dining hall worker strike’s impact on House life, Faculty Deans and House committees are hosting food and community events for students.

Meet Michael P. Burke, The Registrar
Student Life

Demand for Student Admission Files Created ‘Significant Administrative Burden’

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Registrar’s Office has dedicated a single person to respond to substantial demand from students requesting to view their admissions files.


UC Votes to Spend Emergency Funds on Sandwiches for Students

The Undergraduate Council will provide hundreds of dollars worth of Costco sandwiches to undergraduates later this week.


Harvard Corp. Leaders Tell Divest Activists University Moving Away from Coal

While Corporation members maintained during the meeting that Harvard will not divest from the fossil fuel industry, they did say the University is currently not investing in the coal industry.

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph
College Finance

Ivy League FY2016 Endowment Returns Graph

The Strike Begins

Harvard—and Dining Workers Union—Prepare for Day One of Strike

Facing its first instance in history of a dining service workers strike during the academic year, Harvard announced Tuesday its plans for maintaining order in the dining halls.

Harvard University President Drew G. Faust

For Second Year, Faust Funds College Social Life

She may not be paying a $5 cover charge at the door, but University President Drew G. Faust is funding undergraduate social events for the second year in a row.

College Finance

Harvard to Issue $2.5 Billion in Bonds

Harvard plans to issue more than $2.5 billion in bonds this week to refinance a portion of the billions of dollars the University borrowed after financial markets crashed in 2008

An Eliot Evening

With HUDS Strike Looming, Students Opinions are Mixed

Some students said they would support workers in a potential strike, though many feel they do not know enough about the workers’ negotiations to take a firm stance.

Shaiba and Danny

First Meeting of UC Stirs Debate Over TEDx Funding

The 35th Undergraduate Council got off to a contentious start, as its routine weekly grants pack stirred an intense debate.

HSA Office
Student Groups

Harvard Student Agencies Elects New President

Angelina R. Massa ’18 might not be running students through SAT vocabulary lists, but she will be running 67 Mount Auburn Street next year.


Nearly 20 Percent of Freshmen Received Financial Aid 'Startup' Grants

Eligible freshmen will receive $2,000 in “startup” grants over the course of the year from the Financial Aid Office, as part of a three-year pilot program.

Fly Club

In the Face of Sanctions, Fly Retains Legal Counsel

The legal team, with Cambridge attorney Harvey A. Silverglate the most prominent among them, has a long history of advising Harvard undergraduates who face disciplinary action from the College.