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The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s Office will open in its new space on the fourth floor of the Smith Campus Center on Tuesday, March 17.
Associate Registrar for Enrollment Services Maggie Welsh reviews a study card at the Office of the Registrar Wednesday afternoon. Students took advantage of the fact that they would not be penalized with a late fee if they turned in their study cards late after a winter storm interrupted shopping week.
According to FAS Registrar Michael P. Burke, the website will be updated as professors notify the office whether they will hold their courses on Wednesday.
The Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center will now be housing the Office of the Registrar.
The current Registrar’s Office on Garden St. is located about a quarter of a mile away from the Smith Campus Center.
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.