Alert: Emergency Grading Policy
For the spring of 2020, all undergraduates will receive grades of either Emergency Sat or Emergency Unsat. More information can be found by visiting our FAQ's, or seeing this message from Dean of Undergraduate Education Amanda Claybaugh.
Last Updated: March 27, 2:00pm
Give in to Your Curiosity
As a liberal arts and sciences college nestled within a world-class research university, Harvard gives you both the freedom to shape your own course of study and the resources to see it through. So, what are you waiting for? Stake a claim and learn from those who challenge it. Ask a complex question and grow from the process of answering it. Master the subjects you love, but never forget to explore the unfamiliar terrain that lies just beyond your comfort zone.
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, freshman seminars, career services, and more.
Faculty Engagement by the Numbers
130+ Freshman seminars
400+ First-year advisers
7:1 Student to faculty ratio
12 Median course size
Academic Resource Center
Opening in August 2019, the Academic Resource Center (ARC) at Harvard University supports Harvard’s students in developing reading strategies, time management skills, and metacognitive approaches to learning. Students will have access to consultations, workshops, academic coaching, peer tutoring, and skills-based resources.
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.