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Harvard University

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 242 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

placement service, health service, health insurance

Counseling

career, personal, academic

Career

on-campus job interviews, alumni network

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

      Extracurricular

      • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
      • Popular events on campus: Welcome Back Event, Cultural Rhythms, ARTS First, a Celebration of the Arts at Harvard, Eleganza, a fashion show by Blackcast, House-based dances and formals, First Year Formal, House-based intramurals, Harvard-Yale Game, Housing Lottery Day, Ethnic and Cultural Awareness Weeks, Earth Day Celebration, Yardfest
      • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
      • In total, there are about 369 organizations on campus.
      • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa;
      • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian Baptist Student Koinonia, Christians on Campus, Dharma: Harvard's Hindu Students Association, Diversity & Distinction, Harvard Baha'i Association, Harvard Christian Impact, Harvard Christian Unity, Harvard College Interfaith Council, Harvard College Jewish Women's Group, Harvard College Progressive Jewish Alliance, Harvard College Sangeet, Harvard Friends of Chabad, Harvard Hillel, Harvard Islamic Society, Harvard Latter-day Saints Student Association, Harvard Orthodox Christian Fellowship, Harvard Secular Society, Harvard Students for Israel, Harvard's Under Construction, Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Christian Fellowship, Harvard-Radcliffe Catholic Student Association, Harvard-Radcliffe Christian Fellowship, RecKlez: the Harvard Klezmer Band, Reformed Christian Fellowhip, The Harvard Ichthus, Harvard College Unitarian Universalists
      • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Asian American Brotherhood, Asian American Dance Troupe, Asian American Women's Association, Aspiring Minority Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (AMBLE), Association of Black Harvard Women, Black Community and Student Theatre, Born In USSR, Center for European Studies Undergraduate Board, Concilio Latino de Harvard, Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association, Cultural Agents at Harvard College, Fuerza Latina, HARVARD VIETNAMESE ASSOCIATION, Han Ma-Eum Korean Drum Troupe, Harvard African Students Association, Harvard Anime Society, Harvard Armenian Society, Harvard Asia Pacific Review, Harvard Ballet Folklorico de Aztlan, Harvard Bhangra, Harvard Black Men's Forum, Harvard Black Students Association, Harvard Brazilian Organization, Harvard Bulgarian Club, Harvard Canadian Club, Harvard China Care, Harvard Chinese Chess Club, Harvard Chinese Yo-Yo Club, Harvard College Albanian Club, Harvard College Association for U. S. - China Relations, Harvard College British Club, Harvard College Business and Consumer Awareness Council (Harvard has one of the best business schools in the U.S.), Harvard College C-Sharp, Harvard College Celtic Club, Harvard College Dutch Cultural Society, Harvard College Entrepreneurial Association of Romania (HEAR), Harvard College Italian American Association, Harvard College Korean International Student Association, Harvard College Mahjong Club, Harvard College Nigerian Students Association, Harvard College Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble, Harvard College ReMixed, Harvard College Scandinavian Society, Harvard College South Slavic Society, Harvard College Southern Society, Harvard College Turkish Student Association, Harvard College Ukrainian Society, Harvard College in Asia Project, Harvard French Club, Harvard German Society, Harvard Haitian Alliance, Harvard Hong Kong Society, Harvard Japan Society, Harvard Lithuanian Club, Harvard Organization for Latin America, Harvard Persian Society, Harvard Philippine Forum, Harvard Polish Society, Harvard RAZA, Harvard Romanian Association, Harvard Society of Arab Students, Harvard South Asian Association, Harvard South Asian Dance Company, Harvard Spoken Word Society, Harvard Taiwanese Cultural Society, Harvard Thai Society, Harvard Undergraduate Colombian Association, Harvard University Rromany Students and Supporters Association, Harvard Wushu Club, Harvard-Radcliffe Asian American Association, Harvard-Radcliffe Caribbean Club, Harvard-Radcliffe Chinese Students Association, Holoimua O Hawaii, Indonesian Students Association, Italian Cultural Society, Korean Association, La Organizacion de Puertorriquenos en Harvard, Latinas Unidas de Harvard, Mariachi Veritas de Harvard, Mic Club, Native Americans at Harvard College, Presencia Latina, Singapore and Malaysia Association, Taiwanese Cultural Society, Texas Club of Harvard, The Alaska Klub of Harvard College, The Harvard African Magazine, Harvard Society of Black Scientists and Engineers, Kuumba Singers of Harvard College, United World Club at Harvard College, Wisconsin Club of Harvard, Woodbridge Society of International Students, Yisei Magazine, Yo creo en Venezuela, Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa
      • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) SAMPLE OF CLUBS: Harvard Friends of Amnesty International, Harvard International Relations Council, Radcliffe Union of Students, Scene, Scholarships for Peace, Spades Bid-Whist Dominoes Club, The Harvard Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender and Supporters Alliance, queer. , A Drop in the Ocean, A Stitch in Time, Adelante!, Athena Conference, Athena Theater Company, Bach Society Orchestra, Brattle Street Chamber Players, Breakaway Magazine, Building ON Diversity (BOND), CONTACT Peer Counseling, Cambridge Student Partnerships, Cinematic: The Harvard Annual Film Review, Circle of Students: Reach and Teach Across Borders, CityServe, CityStep, Civil Liberties Union of Harvard, Coalition Against Sexual Violence, College Matters, Community Health Initiative (CHI), Crimson Dance Team, Crimson Key Society, Crimson in the Community, Demon Magazine, Dunster House Opera Society, Eating Concerns Hotline Outreach, Expressions Dance Company, Falldown Films, Fallen Angels, Foosball and Recreational Table Games Society, Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children - Harvard College, Freeze College Magazine, Girlspot, Grey Area, H Bomb Magazine, H-Club, HI-DO: Harvard College International Development Organization, Harvard AIDS Coalition, Harvard Anthropology Club, Harvard Association Cultivating Inter-American Democracy (HACIA Democracy), Harvard Badminton Club, Harvard Ballet Company, Harvard Ballroom, Harvard Blood Drive, Harvard Book Review, Harvard Breakers Organization, Harvard Bridge Club, Harvard Burma Action Movement, Harvard Chess Club, Harvard Chinese Music Ensemble, Harvard College Black Pre Law Association, Harvard College Bowl, Harvard College Consulting Group, Harvard College Cricket Club, Harvard College Democrats, Harvard College Engineering Society, Harvard College Fed Challenge, Harvard College Friends of Physicians for Human Rights, Harvard College GeoSociety, Harvard College Health Policy Society, Harvard College Investment Magazine, Harvard College Law Society, Harvard College Middle East Review, Harvard College Mock Trial Team, Harvard College New Mexico Club, Harvard College Real Estate Club, Harvard College Social Enterprise Club, Harvard College Strategic Investment Group, Harvard College Student Advocates for Human Rights, Harvard College Student Entrepreneurship Council, Harvard Computer Society, Harvard Darfur Action Group, Harvard Debate Council, Harvard Diabetes Network; Harvard Din & Tonics, Harvard Dorm Crew Society, Harvard Early Music Society, Harvard Financial Analysts, Harvard Friends of Scouting, Harvard Friends of the American Red Cross, Harvard Geographic Society, Harvard Glee Club, Harvard Intercollegiate Model United Harvard International Business Club, Harvard International Review, Harvard Investment Organization, Harvard Israel Review, Harvard Jazz Bands, Harvard Juggling Club, Harvard Libertarian Forum, Harvard Lifestyle Improvement and Fitness Education (L. I. F. E. ), Harvard Macintosh Users Group, Harvard Media Ventures, Harvard Model Congress, Harvard Model Congress Europe, Harvard Model United Nations, Harvard Mountaineering Club, Harvard National Model United Nations, Harvard Objectivist Club, Harvard Opportunes, Harvard Organ Society, Harvard Outing Club, Harvard Piano Society, Harvard Political Review, Harvard Pops Orchestra, Harvard Pre-Medical Society, Harvard Pre-Veterinary Society, Harvard Program for International Education, Harvard Progressive Advocacy Group, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, Harvard Radcliffe Cancer Society, Harvard Radcliffe Women's Leadership Project, Harvard Radio Broadcasting, Harvard Republican Club, Harvard Reserve Officer Training Corps Association, Harvard Review of Philosophy, Harvard Rhetorical Society, Harvard Right to Life, Harvard SCUBA Club, Harvard STAGE - Student Theater Advancing Growth & Empowerment, Harvard Science Review, Harvard Socialist Alternative, Harvard Society for Mind, Brain, and Behavior
      • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Harvard Crimson (daily); Harvard Independent (weekly)

      Travel

      • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston (8), Boston (8)
      • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Boston (3)
      • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston (3)
      • Public transportation serves the campus.
      • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

      Employment

      • School employment is available.
      • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

        ROTC

        • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
        • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
        • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
        • Additional Policies

          class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited

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        Scott Walker

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        posted Aug 4th, 2009 9:13 pm


        genta dobroshi

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        hi we are 2 frends Gentiana & Christiana .. we love to go in this school so much.. We want to be in this school ...Please help us to be part of this school.. posted Jun 16th, 2010 3:41 pm


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        I love this university so much. posted Nov 24th, 2010 12:05 am


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        I have been thinking and dreaming when i will admitted into these great school .so that i will be trained in academic future ahead of me.But i was not finacially balanced to be there and i am still praying for a time like that. posted Feb 9th, 2011 6:58 pm



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