FAQ

If I take a leave of absence this fall (2020), will I be guaranteed housing when I request to return to campus?

For students from all classes, one of the factors that you should consider is a practical one – the availability of housing upon your return. It is always possible that we will have too many students seeking to live on campus and we may not be able to house everyone on campus. In the event there is excess demand for housing in academic year 21–22 or thereafter, Harvard will establish and share a process by which students may apply for undergraduate residential housing. 

Can I rent an apartment through Harvard University Housing (HUH)?

Undergraduate students are generally not eligible for housing through Harvard University Housing (HUH).  Students who are veterans, married, and/or have children may be eligible for Harvard-affiliated housing through HUH. Given the leasing period for HUH housing, students are strongly encouraged to make such a request during the spring term (between March 1 and May 1) if they are requesting housing for the following academic year. Undergraduate requests and inquiries related to this policy should be directed to the Director of Housing and Residential Operations, and...

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Will the College host any large events this fall?

Any events for this Fall will be hosted virtually. After Orientation wraps, our student organizations, such as the College Events Board, will ramp up their activities. The best places to check for these is the calendar on thehub.college.harvard.edu