College Life

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.

Senior Class Party

Photos of the Weekend 09.25.16

Queen's Head Pub

Queen’s Head Pub Hosts Parties for Each Class Year

The Cambridge Queen’s Head, a student-operated pub, is hosting parties for students from each each class year in an effort to create more College-sanctioned social events for undergraduates.


New BGLTQ and Diversity Offices On Track to Completion by Next Year

By next year, Harvard will likely complete the renovation of Grays Hall basement into a dedicated space for the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity and the BGLTQ Office.

SHARC Office Hours
Student Groups

SHARC Peer Counselors Hit D-Halls With Condoms and Pamphlets

Relocated out of the Smith Campus Center amidst ongoing construction, the College’s Sexual Health and Relationship Counselors are bringing their condoms and peer counseling resources to campus dining halls.

Harry Lewis Q&A
Student Groups

Lewis Sharpens Critique of Single-Gender Policy

​Former Dean of the College Harry R. Lewis ’68 is becoming increasingly vocal in his opposition to the College’s new policy that will penalize student involvement in single-gender social organizations.

College Dean Rakesh Khurana

Khurana Announces Single Gender Policy Enforcement Committee

The committee tasked with implementing the College’s new policy penalizing unrecognized single-gender social groups will craft regulations that could pave the way for a formal relationship between Harvard and private student organizations that do have gender-neutral membership.


Four Graduate Schools Join my.harvard Student Portal

Four graduate schools joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Harvard Divinity School on my.harvard, the University’s online student information system, this fall.

mfaNOW Overnight

Photos of the Weekend 09.18.16


Women’s Groups Plan [BLANK] Party to Fill Gap in Social Scene

With the goal of providing an evening free from the pressures of social labels, various women’s groups at the College are organizing the second [BLANK] party for undergraduates, aiming this year at a larger turnout and a later end time.

UC Elections Fall 2016 Graphic

Forty-Two Win Seats on Undergraduate Council

​Forty-two students won election for a seat on the Undergraduate Council during this academic year, after results were announced Friday afternoon by UC Election Commission Chair Matthew C. Estes ’18.

University Hall

Faculty Council Discusses Final Club, Greek Org. Sanctions

Members of the Faculty Council discussed single-gender social organizations at their first two meetings of the semester in preparation for a likely Faculty of Arts and Sciences vote on whether to support a new College policy penalizing the groups.​


After Deadline Extension, Number of Candidates for UC Hits 102

​A total of 102 students are running for seats on the Undergraduate Council for the 2016-2017 academic year, after the body decided to push back the deadline for declaring candidacy.

A.D. Club Punch

A.D. Begins First ‘Open Punch’ with Schmoozing and Soft Drinks

Scores of blazer-clad undergraduate men trickled into the ballroom of the Sheraton Commander hotel on Tuesday evening for the all-male A.D. Club’s first ever “open punch” event.


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.