Communities

Whether you choose to live on or off campus, you can join a welcoming community of residential staff and students. 

First-Year Living

As a first-year student, you'll live in one of five residential neighborhoods called Yards, which are located at the geographic and historic center of College life.

First-year living information

Housing Day in Annenberg - Lowell House Students

The Houses

The Houses serve as the foundation for the undergraduate experience at Harvard College. Each House accommodates 350-500 students with its own dining hall, common rooms, and facilities for academic, recreational, and cultural activities.

Learn about the Houses

Dudley Coop Dining Room

Dudley Community

The Dudley Community supports and eclectic mix of students including residents of the Dudley Co-op, off-campus students, and Visiting Undergraduate Students (VUS). This eclectic mix of students is one of the particular pleasures of Dudley.

Learn about Dudley

 

Apartment buildings

Off-Campus Students

If you live off-campus while studying at Harvard, you will still have the support of a robust community along with a plethora of resources.

Learn about off-campus living