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.
In the aftermath of Harvard College’s fall planning announcement, undergraduates have agitated against Harvard’s decision to maintain tuition rates for its now entirely remote course offerings and have charged the College with failing to support low-income students.
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.
Student Focus Group Instructed to Assume Harvard Will Bring Up to 40 Percent of Undergraduates Back in the Fall
Undergraduates who return to campus may have to form self-contained social “pods,” submit to regular testing, and face discipline for breaking Harvard College social distancing rules, according to students who attended focus groups this week.
Four Mather House students crafted a petition arguing that the House should no longer bear the namesake of former Harvard president and slave owner Increase Mather.
Dean of Harvard College Rakesh Khurana announced that five new faculty deans will join Cabot House, Eliot House, Kirkland House, Quincy House, and Winthrop House beginning July 1 in Thursday emails to affiliates of those Houses.
Harvard College held a vigil Thursday night to honor the memory of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the untold number of victims of racial violence and police brutality.
Since students’ departure, House resident tutors have balanced their responsibilities for their students, Houses, and jobs — all the while taking care of themselves in the middle of an unprecedented time in the history of Harvard’s campus.
After Harvard cancelled summer programming and as uncertainty about future semesters looms, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana outlined the process by which students may petition for summer housing in a Friday interview.
Harvard University Dining Services will replace meals cooked in-house with pre-made and packaged food items, the Dean of Students Office announced Monday.
Adorned in festive shirts and boasting House-themed Zoom backgrounds, hundreds of upperclassmen crowded into one of twelve virtual sessions to welcome members of the Class of 2023 to their newly assigned dorms Friday.
One hundred and nine students and 15 staff members in Harvard’s Winthrop House signed a letter administrators to postpone the House’s faculty dean search and retain its interim faculty deans.
Dean of Students Office Administrators Say Priorities Remain Largely Unchanged Despite ‘Huge Disruption’
Administrators at the Dean of Students Office say they will digitize rather than discard much of their operations as Harvard transitions online due to the coronavirus.
Harvard College freshmen will not have to wait much longer. The Class of 2023 will find out their upperclassman house assignments on April 10, the Dean of Students Office announced Thursday.
With residents scattered throughout the world, Harvard’s undergraduate Houses are relying on virtual study breaks, movie screenings, and House traditions.
Ravi Patel has taken over the popular convenience store Louie’s Superette after purchasing it from longtime proprietor Cheng-San Chen.
Harvard freshmen expressed disappointment and frustration Thursday after their House assignments were delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As Harvard’s Houses scramble to assist College students in their departures, Dean of the College Rakesh Khurana provided several updates regarding the upcoming move-out in an email to students Wednesday night.
Harvard College will indefinitely postpone Housing Day — an annual tradition in which freshmen students are assigned to an upperclassmen house — to prevent the transmission of the novel coronavirus, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke wrote in an email to students Monday.