Housing Day

Kirkland Dog
Harvard Yard

Kirkland Dog

A dog wearing a Kirkland House t-shirt observes the raucous chanting of various upperclassmen House groups outside University Hall on Thursday morning.

John Harvard Housing
House Life

John Harvard Housing

Members of Kirkland House stand guard around the John Harvard Statue, which they claimed with a Kirkland baseball cap.

Quincy Storm
House Life

Quincy Storm

Residents of Quincy House run across the Yard towards a freshman dorm to welcome members of the Class of 2020 to their new upperclassmen House.

Roll Dunster
Dunster

Roll Dunster

Dunster resident Justin A. Dower ‘17 cheers for his House outside University Hall ahead of the freshman “dorm storming” on Thursday morning.

Quincy Storm
College

Freshmen Inducted into Upperclassmen Houses in Annual Housing Day Tradition

​On Thursday at 8:30 a.m., doors of University Hall burst open with elated House Committee chairs waving envelopes containing this year’s House assignments, inducting freshmen into the 12 upperclassmen residences.

Kirkland Cheer
Kirkland

Kirkland Cheer

Madison C. Schmitt ’19 leads members of Kirkland House in a chant on Housing Day.

Eliot
Eliot

Eliot

Franci Van Rhyn ’19 leads members of Eliot House to Matthews Hall to welcome freshmen into their House.

Adams
Adams

Adams

Members of Adams House run through Harvard Yard on the morning of Housing Day.

Housing Day
Housing Day

Housing Day

Members from each of the Undergraduate Houses gather in front of the John Harvard Statue as they prepare to deliver housing assignments to freshmen.

'Keshed
Cabot

'Keshed

Members of Cabot House pose for a photo with Dean of the College and Cabot Faculty Dean Rakesh Khurana with posters depicting popular memes involving Khurana.

Kirkland
Kirkland

Kirkland

Members of Kirkland House stand guard around the John Harvard Statue, which they claimed with a Kirkland baseball cap.

Currier House
Currier

Currier House

Spirited members of Currier House gather in front of University Hall on Housing Day.

Eliot House
Eliot

Eliot House

Members of Eliot House use noisemakers in the yard on Housing Day.

Rakesh Him Outside
Housing Day

Rakesh Him Outside

Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana plays music from a stereo and watches as members of the Undergraduate Houses begin to file into Harvard Yard for Housing Day.

Battle of the Mascots
Kirkland

Battle of the Mascots

The Cabot and Kirkland mascots prepare for a dance battle in front of the John Harvard statue.