Harvard students hoping to cross-register at MIT will encounter a simpler, online-only process to do so starting Tuesday, where previously they had to go through a bevy of logistical hurdles.
The system designed to assign Expos sections experienced “unexpected technical difficulties” late Saturday night, pushing sectioning into the following evening.
Undergraduates registering for the spring semester this past week were asked their religious identification and affiliation, as part of an effort both to gauge the religious demographics at the College and connect students with appropriate Harvard chaplains.
While College students account for only 96 seats in classes at MIT, more students could be inclined to go the mile down Massachusetts Avenue for classes in the future.
As of Tuesday afternoon, CS50 touted a roster of 703 undergraduates, and Ec 10 had enrolled 700.
At least they don't try to sugarcoat it: My.Harvard acknowledges "four sign-in issues that we know of" on the site's main login page.
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.