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2020 Jul 14

Information Session for First-Year Students and Families

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom Link (see below)

Curious about what it means to live on campus in the fall? Wonder what a typical day will be like for the Class of 2024? Please join us for this information session to learn more! Dean of Students Katie O'Dair will kick off the session with opening remarks. Our panel will include:

  • Nekesa Straker, Senior Assistant Dean of Residential Life and First-Year Students
  • Dwight Fee, Assistant Dean of Harvard College and Resident Dean of Crimson Yard for First-Year...
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First-Year Students

Learn how to successfully navigate your first year at Harvard with activities created exclusively for new students.

First-year student activities

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Leadership Development

Learn how to guide important conversations, motivate team members, and create lasting changes at Harvard and in the global community.

Leadership programs

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Peer-to-Peer Model

Discover our peer-to-peer model in programs including our Diversity Peer Educators, BGLTQ Interns, Women of Color Collective, and much more.

Peer-to-Peer Model

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Wintersession

Unleash your curiosity during Wintersession and try something new! Programs encourage reflection, curiosity, social interaction, and wellness.

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Student Organizations

Find everything you need to manage your student organization, or discover one to join!

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Hosting Events

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First-Year Dorms

As a first-year student, there are specific guidelines you should follow if you'd like to host an event in your dorm.

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Cambridge Queen's Head Pub (CQH)

A pub for students, by students. The CQH is a great spot for hosting small events or meeting up with friends!

Host your event at the CQH

 

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Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH)

50,000+ square feet of space dedicated to student life at Harvard College.

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Harvard Traditions

Show your Harvard pride! Whether these spirited events are a few years old or a few hundred, they're still going because of you!

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Talk with Us

Stop by and meet the DSO deans! We encourage you to connect with us, whether you'd like to share an idea, voice a concern, or tell us more about yourself. 

Meet the deans

Work with Us

Apply to work with us at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters! 

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Undergraduate Positions

Our student positions vary from peer-to-peer education and leadership to communications and office work.