More than 20 percent of Harvard College students do not intend to enroll this fall, according to data provided in a Thursday email from Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay to faculty and staff.
The majority of Harvard personnel will continue remote work through at least the end of the calendar year, administrators announced in an email Wednesday morning to affiliates.
Parents of the Harvard Class of 2022 organized a group lobbying effort urging the University to reduce the College’s tuition, soften leave of absence policies, and better articulate their decision making around why only a limited number of students will be permitted to return to campus.
Harvard undergraduates living on campus in the fall will have “very limited” access to physical facilities, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Claudine Gay and Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote in an email to faculty and staff Thursday morning.
Despite Massachusetts reporting the highest unemployment rate in the country last month, Cambridge has seen a relatively low rate compared to the rest of the Commonwealth.
Harvard students who decide to take a leave of absence this fall will make a series of tradeoffs — sacrificing their eligibility to participate in extracurriculars, school-sponsored jobs, and campus research to buy back in-person time with friends on campus.
International freshmen will not be able to come to campus this fall due to federal visa restrictions, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana wrote to undergraduates Tuesday afternoon.
Harvard Will Allow International Students to Study at Universities in Their Home Countries This Fall
Harvard College will allow returning international students to transfer credits from an accredited university in their home country to Harvard this fall, director of the Office of International Education Camila L. Nardozzi wrote in an email to undergraduates living outside the United States Wednesday.
The Harvard Libraries published a new library guide Monday that collects open-access materials documenting the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic on Black Americans.
Harvard Forward began the University’s election cycle with an ambitious plan to host events around the world, but with a public health crisis at hand, they have been forced to move their grassroots efforts online.
Harvard Law School students joined peers from law schools across the state in a letter urging the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to replace the 2020 bar exam with an automatic admission option — a request the court subsequently denied.
While Harvard College will aim to limit teaching fellow-led sections to 12 students next academic year, the mandatory freshman course Expository Writing 20 will not be subject to that target, according to an internal email obtained by The Crimson.
Just 15 Percent of Undergraduates ‘Extremely Unlikely’ to Enroll in Online Fall Semester, Per Harvard Open Data Project Survey
Seventy percent of Harvard students are at least somewhat likely to enroll for the fall semester, while 15 percent are extremely unlikely to stay on, the Harvard Open Data Project found in a survey published Sunday.
As Harvard prepares to welcome first-year students and a select group of upperclassmen to campus, the Dean of Students Office unveiled its “residential community compact” — a list of guidelines those residing on campus in the fall must follow.
The Undergraduate Council unanimously adopted legislation on July 12 to join an amicus brief in support of the ongoing Harvard-MIT lawsuit against immigration authorities, alongside student body representative groups from 15 other universities.
Though all courses will be virtual this fall, Harvard College expects professors to guarantee every student — regardless of time zone — between two and four hours of live interaction with course staff or peers each week, according to official College guidelines.
Citing fast-approaching deadlines from ICE on the guidelines, Burroughs agreed to an expedited timeline, but questioned whether it would be “humanly possible” for her to read thousands of potential pages of briefs and issue a ruling by Wednesday.
Documents from a lawsuit Harvard and MIT filed against immigration authorities on Wednesday reveal new details about the reasons behind the decision to continue instruction in an online-only format and allow just 40 percent of undergraduates back on campus in the fall.
A lawsuit Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed against the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Wednesday is a major step into existing legal battles over immigration and executive action, experts say.
Authorities halted a Harvard-bound sophomore at the airport in Minsk, Belarus, lawyer and Harvard Corporation Fellow William F. “Bill” Lee ’72 said in a conference Thursday.
Unlike Majority of Harvard Schools, Harvard Business School Will Offer Hybrid In-Person and Online Instruction During Fall Semester
Harvard Business School will offer a hybrid of in-person and online instruction during the fall semester and will welcome all its MBA students back to its residence halls.
For most (if not all) of us, COVID-19 has thrown summer plans out the window. Instead of conducting research or eating pastries in Paris, maybe you’ve been scrolling through Tiktok for three hours at a time. Here are some ways to stay busy this summer!
Many Harvard undergraduates say they are concerned about their belongings stored with Olympia Moving and Storage after the University’s Monday announcement that only incoming freshmen and a group of approved upperclassmen would return to campus for the fall semester.