First-year move-in is on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Keys will be available beginning at 9:00 am. All students are required in residence by 3:00 pm. The first required meeting for all students is at 6:45 pm. View the full move-in schedule for families.
If a student is participating in a pre-orientation program, they will be assigned temporary housing until Monday, August 26. We recommend that students only bring what is necessary for the week of pre-orientation and that families arrive with the rest of their belongings on Tuesday, August 27.
Yes. Once students receive their Harvard Yard Mail Center addresses in August with their rooming assignments, they may begin shipping items. You will be able to pick up any packages shipped in advance in the Science Center, 1st Floor, Tuesday, August 27 through Saturday, August 31, 8am-6pm. After this time, package pick-up hours return to their normal schedule of Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.
Once Orientation begins, students will have a full schedule of events and meetings keeping them busy. We recommend that families reconnect to say goodbye in time for students to attend a mandatory evening meeting beginning at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, August 27.
First-Year Family Weekend activities take place on Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, 2019. An email invitation will be sent to families in September. All family members are welcome. For more information visit the Harvard College Parent and Family Programs website, or call (617) 495-8663.
There are several banks in the immediate area which are easily accessible from campus. We do not, however, have any specific recommendations to offer. They are all very good, and we recommend that each individual investigate the options when arriving in Cambridge. If you're looking to get an early start, you might try using the internet to find what nearby banks have to offer. The Cambridge Chamber of Commerce website or the official website of the ...