Email from Dean O'Dair

Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Staff Transition

April 17, 2017

Dear Harvard College Students,

I write to share that after thirteen years of dedicated service to Harvard College and its students, Dr. Loc Truong is stepping down from his position on May 31 to accept the position of Assistant Dean of Student Support Services at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Since 2015, Loc has served as the director of diversity and inclusion programs, a position within the College’s Office for Equity… Read more about Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Staff Transition

Winter Weather Update

March 13, 2017

Dear Harvard College Students,

The University, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), and the College have been preparing for the arrival of tomorrow’s substantial winter storm. While many of you are away enjoying the spring recess, we want to remind those of you who remain on campus that the University and FAS are closed, and encourage you to plan ahead for the storm’s arrival.… Read more about Winter Weather Update

Introducing Omni 2.0

January 22, 2017

Dear Harvard College Students,

Omni @Harvard College – your mobile app for student life and well being – was developed specifically for you and launched just over a year ago. After hearing from many of you about what you were looking for, I am pleased to announce the launch of Omni 2.0. Your app now includes access to gym hours and schedules, wellness information and events, food truck schedules, enhanced shuttle tracker, major College updates, and more.… Read more about Introducing Omni 2.0

Harvard-Yale: Be Safe, Be Smart, Have Fun!

November 17, 2016

Dear Harvard College Students,

This weekend we look forward to hosting members of the Yale community on our campus as we celebrate the long-standing rivalry between our schools. This will be my first Harvard-Yale weekend and I look forward to seeing many of you on campus and at The Game! We encourage you to enjoy the festivities responsibly and to look out for the health and well being of your peers from Harvard and Yale alike. Below are a number of reminders and helpful updates as you make your plans.… Read more about Harvard-Yale: Be Safe, Be Smart, Have Fun!

Community update on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

November 16, 2016

Dear Harvard College Students,

Over the past week, I have met and talked with many of you about your anxiety and uncertainty regarding what lies ahead for our country, as well for our Harvard College community. Within that context, I’d like to share an update with you about the work that is ongoing by the College, and members of the Office of Student Life (OSL) specifically, to foster understanding, community, and belonging on our campus.… Read more about Community update on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

Greetings from Dean O'Dair

September 7, 2016

Dear Harvard College Students,

I am writing to say hello and introduce myself as your new Dean of Students. During my first few weeks on campus, I have been struck by the profound sense of community here at Harvard College – among the College staff, faculty, and of course students. … Read more about Greetings from Dean O'Dair