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Michael P. Burke is the Registrar: he manages everything from enrollment issues to the course catalog.
Administrators hope a new course catalog tool will spur students to reflect on their educational goals when searching for courses, even as some professors worry that more targeted search tools will limit exploration.
Nearly 12 percent of Harvard College is enrolled in one course, according to data released by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office Wednesday.
A team of Harvard IT staff tasked by the Registrar’s Office to develop the Student Information System, a new online platform for course planning and registration slated to launch for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in the fall of 2015, has been meeting with students and faculty members to explain its vision for the system and gain feedback from future users.
Students and alumni will now be able to order and send their official transcripts electronically through a new online delivery service launched Monday.
In order to fulfill their concentration requirements, many students must miss either an entire practice per week or portions of practice throughout the week.
Discrepancies also arose between the websites of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Registrar, causing double-bookings and overcrowding.
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The system will allow students from across 12 Harvard schools to complete tasks ranging from submitting study cards to handling billing payments, all on one online platform.
In effort to expand online services, students can now download an unofficial version of their academic transcript to send to summer internship or graduate school programs.
The College has overhauled the system used by faculty members to report their students’ midterm progress grades. A new online portal was launched earlier this month to allow professors to submit progress reports for struggling students to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ registrar’s office at any point during the term.
For those looking to get a head start on Pre-Term Planning, which opens on June 4, the course catalog for the 2012-13 academic year is now available via the Registrar's website. Among the thousands of different courses offered in Harvard's 46 varying concentrations, a few stand out. For your reading enjoyment, we've chosen two that we find particularly interesting.
After imprecise Pre-Term Planning data led to another semester of unexpected rises and dips in course enrollment this spring, administrators are considering making changes to the tool.