Transitioning to Harvard

Fyre students

Pre-Orientation

Select from six unique experiences catered to your interests! During Pre-Orientation you’ll build strong relationships with your classmates, learn more about student life at Harvard, connect with upper-level students, and most importantly, have fun!

Choose a Pre-Orientation Program

Move-in day

Moving to Campus

Your dorm room is furnished so you mainly need clothes and school supplies. Learn what to pack and how to receive mail and packages.

Prepare for life in the dorms

IM field day

Orientation

Orientation is your official welcome and introduction to Harvard College. Orientation events provide many opportunities to meet new friends and learn about student life.

Learn about Orientation

Communications from Harvard

While email is the primary channel for communications from Harvard, you'll receive some printed materials through the mail too. You can also engage with your peers and the College on social media before arriving on campus.

Learn about Communications