Liberal Arts & Sciences

Office of Undergraduate Education

The Office of Undergraduate Education is responsible for curriculum planning and requirements, as well as a number of student-focused programs that include advising, first-year seminars, career services, and more.

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Faculty Engagement by the Numbers


  • 110 Faculty teaching first-year seminars

  • 260 Pre-concentration advisors

  • 7:1 Student-to-faculty ratio

  • 10 Median course size



Research is the key that unlocks new knowledge. At Harvard, we put that power into your hands from the moment you arrive. You can take part in hands-on research projects ranging from leading a study to performing lab work with a faculty mentor.
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Academic Resource Center

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) at Harvard University supports Harvard students in developing reading and study strategies, time management skills, and metacognitive approaches to learning. Students have access to academic coaching, peer tutoring, workshops, accountability hours, and additional skills-based resources.

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic experience at Harvard College. Students at Harvard learn how to acknowledge when their work is indebted to others’, and about the value of producing original scholarship.

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