Undergraduate Council


UC Decreases the Career Opportunity Fund Due to High Demand

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council reduced the maximum allocation per student under its Career Opportunity Fund to $200 due to higher demand from students than anticipated, according to a UC Finance Committee statement.


UC Disburses Thousands for Patagonia Sweaters, Care Packages in Emergency Meeting

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council directed more than $38,000 in funding towards clubs in an emergency meeting Sunday.


New UC President and VP Lay Out Plans for Tenure

The newly elected president and vice president of Harvard’s Undergraduate Council laid out how they plan to implement aspects of their campaign platform in an interview Monday.


UC Passes Legislation to Increase Transparency of Community Council, HUPD

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council passed legislation Sunday afternoon dedicated towards increasing accountability of the Community Council and the Harvard University Police Department.


UC Establishes Internal System to Report Diversity Issues

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council passed legislation Sunday establishing a feedback system for its members to anonymously report diversity-related issues within their ranks.


Undergraduate Council Releases Survey Results and Spring 2021 Recommendations

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council released the results of a questionnaire on student concerns about their college experience in the coronavirus era Wednesday.


Harris and Gan Win UC Presidential Election

Noah A. Harris ’22 and Jenny Y. Gan ’22 will serve as president and vice president of Harvard’s Undergraduate Council next year, the UC Election Commission announced Thursday evening.


Harris and Gan Pledge to ‘Build Tomorrow’s Harvard’ at UC

Harris, a Government concentrator and a junior in Dunster House, currently co-chairs the Council’s Black Caucus and serves as UC Treasurer. A junior studying Neuroscience in Leverett House, Gan has served as First Year Class Committee Chair and Student-Faculty Committee Director.


Undergraduate Council to Release Remote Experience Survey Results, Pilot Racial Diversity Week

The Harvard Undergraduate Council passed legislation calling for the publication of its UC Student Survey, the formation of a food collection program, and the establishment of a racial inclusivity and advocacy week at its weekly meeting Sunday evening.


Two Official Tickets — and a Cat — Run for Undergraduate Council Presidency

Two tickets consisting of two members of Harvard’s Undergraduate Council each — and, unofficially, a cat — are running to lead the UC this year.


UC Votes to Offer Low-Cost Winter and Summer Storage Program

The Harvard Undergraduate Council passed legislation on Sunday to sponsor a low-cost winter and summer storage program for students currently living on campus.


UC To Host Halloween Costume Contest with College Events Board

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation to collaborate with the College Events Board on a College-wide virtual Halloween costume contest Sunday.


UC Announces Budget for 2020-21 Academic Year, Passes Legislation Calling for University Holiday on Election Day

The Undergraduate Council announced its budget for the 2020-21 academic year, totaling $500,000, in a general meeting Sunday.


Undergraduate Council Endorses 'Student-Friendly' Opt-In Pass-Fail Grading System

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council passed legislation calling for “student-friendly” grading policies that would extend the add-drop and pass-fail deadline and allow courses taken as pass-fail to count for concentration and general education credit in a meeting Sunday.


Harvard Undergraduate Council Endorses Removal of Gov 50 Instructor

Harvard’s Undergraduate Council unanimously passed legislation in a Sunday meeting supporting the removal of Government preceptor David D. Kane from his teaching position and position as head advisor for the Data Science track within the Government department.


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