Living in History
From the American Revolution to the latest breakthroughs in science and technology, Harvard's iconic campus has been the site of transformative moments in history both large and small.
Cambridge & Boston
The Heart of the City
Harvard's campus traverses the Charles River from the heart of Cambridge to nearby Allston. A haven within the bustling city, Harvard Yard is the historic hub where nearly all first-years live and attend classes. Harvard Square is filled with one-of-a-kind shops, international restaurants, bookstores, cafés, and theaters.
A comprehensive network of public transportation connects you to the neighborhoods of Boston: the winding streets of the North End, the iconic brownstones of Back Bay and the South End, and the museums and cultural attractions of Fenway. Buses and trains bring you to cozy seaside villages from Cape Cod to Maine, ski slopes, forests, and scores of local cultural venues and historic sites.
Students walking on campus
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Expanding Our Campus
Scheduled to open during the 2020-2021 academic year, the state-of-the-art Science and Engineering Complex will expand Harvard's campus with an additional 500,000 square feet of classrooms, active learning labs, maker space, and common areas.
From libraries and research laboratories to our museums, everything needed during your intellectual journey is at your fingertips.
From the Harvard Art Museums—contained in Renzo Piano's stunning building that is itself a work of art—to the natural beauty of the Arnold Arboretum, art, history, science, and culture are always on display at Harvard’s many museums.
The College offers a wide variety of services meant to support you in all aspects of your time as an undergraduate student.
List of Student Services
Take a Virtual Tour
Student guides lead you through the places they live and learn, including dorm rooms, classrooms, Widener Library, the first-year dining hall and more.