Fall 2020

Since this isn't a typical year, we've adapted to the circumstances.

Harvard Yard

Traditions and policies have been modified to comply with public health guidelines and minimize risk to students, faculty, and staff. The most current information will be posted in this section.

Community Council

Justice scaleLearn about the process to review serious concerns related to the expectations in the Residential Community Compact

Community Council

Move In

View the steps to prepare for your move and what to do on move-in day Two people carrying a box

Move-In Procedures


Move Out

Moving boxLearn about the process to leave campus by Sunday, November 22

Moving Out


Off-Campus Students

City buildingsFind resources available to all students, including students studying remotely

Off-Campus Resources

Socializing Rules

Two people separated by spaceView COVID resources and the current social guidelines for students living on campus

Socializing Rules

Study Spaces

icon featuring library books leaning against each otherView available study spaces for on-campus students. Most spaces require reservations.

View study spaces

Travel Policy

Airplane in CloudsLearn about permitted travel during the fall term, and the process to request an exception

Community Compact Travel Policy


Messages to All Students


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