See Yourself at Harvard
Harvard may be the oldest college in the country, but it's certainly not a museum. Our community's spirit and exuberance are alive in every corner of the campus, and we can't wait to show you what makes Harvard a school like no other.
Regardless of whether you can visit campus, there are many ways to explore beautiful Harvard Yard, learn from enthusiastic students, and discover life in historic Cambridge, Massachusetts. Check out the options below.
Registering for a campus visit consists of a one-hour information session led by an admissions officer and 1-2 current undergraduate students, followed by a one-hour campus tour led by a student.
If you visit campus without registering for a session/tour, you can download a self-guided map to navigate campus and learn about Harvard's landmarks.
Group Visits/Tours: We cannot accommodate groups of more than ten people. For a group visit/tour, please contact the Harvard Information Center.
Online Information Sessions
We invite you to learn more about Harvard College by attending one of our online information sessions. In our online information sessions, an admission officer and an undergraduate student will present information and answer questions about academics, student life, admissions and financial aid at Harvard College.
For the summer of 2022, these are primarily targeted to international students, though all are welcome!
In Your Area
Harvard partners with other colleges and universities to host combined information sessions so prospective students can learn about multiple institutions in one event. These in-person sessions are hosted across the United States, and are typically held each fall and spring. Click below for more information.
Student guides lead you through the places they live and learn, including dorm rooms, classrooms, Widener Library, the first-year dining hall and more.
Connect with Current Students
From world-renowned professors to world-class friendships, students at Harvard find a community that embraces them, challenges them, and exposes them to new ideas daily. With so many opportunities afforded to our students, the Harvard experience is unique for every undergraduate.
Do you have questions about what it’s like to be a student at Harvard? Our student coordinators are here to provide a first-hand perspective about affordability, diversity, student life, and more. We encourage you to reach out to our students by submitting a contact form and a student will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Keep in mind that response times may be delayed during student breaks in May, late August, December, and January.
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Places we love
People from the Harvard community share their favorite spots on campus - from the Harvard Forest to the new Smith Campus Center.