‘It Warmed Our Hearts’: Families Arrive on Campus for First-Year Family Weekend
This weekend, parents, siblings, and family members flooded Harvard Yard to participate in First-Year Family Weekend, hosted by the Dean of Students Office.
First-Year Outdoor Program Returns to the Outdoors
Last month, hundreds of Harvard students emerged from the New England wilderness having completed, for the first time since 2019, the First-Year Outdoor Program outdoors.
Bacow, Khurana Call on Harvard Freshmen to Seek Truth at Convocation
Hundreds of freshmen crowded into Tercentenary Theatre for the College’s annual Convocation, which featured an address by University President Lawrence S. Bacow and a protest by the Palestine Solidarity Committee.
In-Person Visitas Set to Return After Two-Year Hiatus
After welcoming the past two undergraduate classes to Harvard virtually, the College will greet admitted students in the Class of 2026 during the first in-person Visitas weekend since 2019.
With Uptick in Advisees, Some of Harvard’s Freshman Proctors Report Burnout and Tension with Administrators
The large size of Harvard College's freshman class this year has augmented proctors' workloads, which some say has created burnout and worsened the quality of freshman advising.
First-Year Experience Office
Harvard College's First-Year Experience Office is located at 6 Prescott St. in Cambridge.
Housing Day 2022
After freshmen recieve their upperclassmen housing assignment, they will eat in Annenberg Hall alongside members of the house they get placed into.
Three Freshman Dorms Burglarized, Prompting HUPD Advisory
Harvard Yard was struck by three burglaries in nine days, with students in Canaday Hall, Mower Hall, and Wigglesworth Hall reporting trespassers and stolen laptops.
Freshmen Parents Brave Strike, Storms for Family Weekend
Parents, siblings, and relatives of the Class of 2025 had to dodge strikers and escape storms this weekend as they visited Harvard for First-Year Family Weekend.
Freshman Family Weekend
Catie Thai '25 with her parents in Harvard Yard Friday.