I am writing today to announce the College’s new social organization recognition process. As you know, Harvard College seeks to build a community where every student can thrive, and it does so on the foundation of a set of shared values including belonging, inclusion, and non-discrimination. Today’s announcement represents an important step in helping to ensure that we are building such a community.
I write to update you on how the Office of Student Life (OSL) will implement Harvard's Unrecognized Single-Gender Social Organizations (USGSO) policy. The policy states that "students matriculating in the fall of 2017 and thereafter who become members of USGSOs will not be eligible to hold leadership positions in recognized student organizations or on athletic teams. In addition, such students will not be eligible to receive the Danoff Dean of Harvard College's endorsement for College-administered fellowships." As a reminder, students...Read more about Harvard College USGSO Policy Implementation Announcement
It’s Harvard-Yale Week! As the 134th Harvard-Yale football game approaches this weekend, we write to update you on upcoming events and provide some gentle reminders.
The Game is a wonderful tradition where we gather as a community and join with our friends at Yale for some spirited but friendly rivalry. One of the hallmarks of our Harvard community is caring for each other. Harvard students take care of one another and those around them. With that in mind, we want to share the following:
As Dean O’Dair announced recently, I am providing further details about how you can engage in your campus community over the 2017-2018 academic year. As noted, we are grateful to President Faust for again providing funding for our use toward student life initiatives and programming, the majority of which will be allocated or overseen by you.... Read more about Engagement and Leadership Opportunities