The first week of each semester is known as “shopping week” at Harvard, during which students are encouraged to try out classes before formally registering.
Harvard's Class of 2021 settles into its dorms with family and friends helping them make the transition on the official move-in day.
It’s Housing Day 2017 at Harvard, first with dorm assignments, and then with revelry.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals hails actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt as its 50th Man of the Year.
Shopping Week gives students a chance to make more informed decisions about their classes and schedule.
Members of Harvard Medical School’s Class of 2015 tear open envelopes that reveal where they will spend the next three to seven years of their training in residency programs.
Despite the lingering snow in the Yard, Housing Day was in full effect on Thursday as freshmen learned where among the 12 undergraduate House communities they will live, study, and form friendships over the next three years.
Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored Chris Pratt on Friday as its 2015 Man of the Year.
Freshmen, who spend their first year living in and around the Yard, are sorted into one of Harvard’s 12 upperclass Houses on Housing Day.
Harvard heads to New Haven Saturday to play rival Yale in football in the 130th edition of The Game. The history of The Game is captured in photos and words.
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The 11th annual Mather Lather brought excitement, and soap, to House life.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Pforzheimer House dining services staff helped students and staff celebrate GreekFest by creating a delicious feast.
The Dudley Co-op is a collective of individuals. “Each semester a new crop of students introduces different habits, preferences, and policies to the co-op,” explains Amelia Kaplan ’97.
Pfoho Pfridays use the newly renovated Junior Common Room to celebrate the weekend’s arrival at 5 p.m.
With another Housing Day, Harvard’s freshmen learn where they’ll be living next year, as the Houses colorfully compete to show the most spirit.
At first glance, physics and basketball seem worlds apart, but at Harvard they’re connected in more ways than one.
The Dudley Co-op is Harvard’s sole on-campus alternative to the traditional House system. Thirty-two undergraduates live in a pair of Victorian houses nestled in a residential neighborhood just outside Harvard Square.
Established in 1930, Leverett House is the largest residential House at Harvard. These photos explore a week in the life of Leverett House.
Artist Alan Hark runs the Mather House wood-turning studio, where students work and hone their skills with wood.
During the renovation of Old Quincy House, three swing spaces in Harvard Square have become residential extensions of the Quincy community: Ridgley Hall, Hampden Hall, and Fairfax Hall.
More than 1,600 undergraduates took the first step yesterday to making Harvard their home for the next four years, as they began arriving early in the morning for the ritual of freshman move-in day.
This academic year, Harvard celebrated the 375th anniversary of the founding of Harvard College in 1636. To mark this milestone, the University launched a yearlong series of programs and activities, beginning with a celebration in Harvard Yard in October.
Drenching rain doused the revelers celebrating Harvard’s 375th anniversary in Tercentenary Theatre and other venues on Oct. 14. But spirits never dampened as alumni, students, faculty, and staff noshed on pretzels dipped in chocolate and ice cream made with liquid nitrogen.