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College Offices

Enriching your College Experience

Harvard College’s offices help students achieve the highest levels during their Harvard experience, tailoring campus and community resources to help you actualize your academic, entrepreneurial, and personal dreams.

We hope you will reach out to these organizations that stand ready to help you take your vision and make it a reality, whether that is contributing to building a stronger community on campus, championing diversity, finding new ways to help those in need or starting your first business. Whatever your dream, our exceptional staff is ready to help you succeed.

Advising Programs Office
Helps students transition to college academics, prepare to declare a concentration, and delve deeply into their chosen field of study.

Office for the Arts
Supports student engagement in the arts and integrates the arts into university life.

Office of BGLTQ
Supports members of the BGLTQ community including students, faculty, staff, and alumni, facilitates community dialogue, and support student leadership development.

Bureau of Study Counsel
Helps students build skills for academic and personal development.

Office of Career Services
Helps you explore professional careers and attain your goals.

Center for Public Interest Careers
Supports students in expanding awareness of and exploring public interest careers.

Freshman Dean’s Office
Responsible for all aspects of helping students transition through their first year at Harvard.

Freshman Seminar Program
Intensifies your freshman intellectual experience by allowing you to work closely with faculty members on topics of mutual interest.

The Harvard Foundation
Improves relations among racial and ethnic groups within the University and enhances the quality of all common life on campus.

Office of International Education
Coordinates study abroad programs for College students.

Registrar
Helps students with all aspects of registering for classes, considering courses, processing forms, and exam schedules.

Office of Sexual Assault and Response
Promotes compassionate and just treatment of student survivors, friends, and significant others.

Office of Student Life
Integrates the academic, residential, and co-curricular spheres of students’ lives.

Undergraduate Research
Coordinates research opportunities for undergraduate students regardless of previous experience in the full range of academic disciplines.

Women’s Center
Promotes gender equity by raising awareness of women’s and gender issues, developing leadership, and celebrating women who challenge, motivate, and inspire.

Writing Program
Helps students with all aspects of writing, including guides for writing in the disciplines, workshops, and speaking resources.

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