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Balancing Academics and Athletics
Student Life

Making the Grade: Student Athletes Face Conflicts with Practices and Classes

In order to fulfill their concentration requirements, many students must miss either an entire practice per week or portions of practice throughout the week.

College

Scheduling Mistakes Arise on First Day of Shopping Week

Discrepancies also arose between the websites of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Registrar, causing double-bookings and overcrowding.

Harvard Today
Film

Harvard Today: Sept. 23, 2013

Another weekend come and gone. Eat away your Monday sorrows with some free Yogurtland, and see below to check out what else is going on at Harvard today.

Central Administration

Administrators Approve Creation of Centralized Student Information System

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.

College

Unofficial Transcripts Now Available Online

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.

College

Registrar Digitalizes Midterm Grade Submission System

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.

Old Books
College

Course Catalog for 2012-13 Now Available

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.

College

Administration Considers Changes to Pre-Term Planning

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.

FAS

FAS Develops New Online Registration Portal

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar’s office has made headway on the development of a new online registration portal ...

College

Registrar Plans To Move Midterm Grade Submission Online

As part of a push to make greater use of technology, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ registrar’s office is in the initial phase of creating an online portal for teachers to enter midterm grades and another web page for students to access their unofficial transcripts.

Registrar

Add/Drop, Pass/Fail, and Cross-Registration Deadlines Approaching

Just a reminder that some important academic deadlines are approaching. If you think you need to add or drop a class, change a course to Pass/Fail, or cross-register, check out this post for details on the deadlines.

Registrar

Deadline for Online Registration Tonight at Midnight

Don't forget that the deadline for registering online for the spring semester is tonight at 11:59 p.m. After tonight, a fee of $50 will be charged. To register, go to my.harvard.edu and click on the "Campus Resources" tab. Oh, and welcome back!

Academics

Course Withdrawal Deadline Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last day to withdraw from courses. The deadline is at 5 p.m.

Academics

Grades Are Up

Semester grades should be trickling in starting today. If you've completed your Q Guide evaluations, go to the Student Record website and log in. If you haven't, you can go to the Secondary Field Advising Portal and click on any of the listed fields to find an updated student report.

Central Administration

Tolerance at Harvard: Students Lag Behind Administration

Harvard has recently made strides to better accommodate the needs of its trans population, but activists say that the University still lacks a tolerant environment.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture