Yard Closure on 9/7 - Please Plan Accordingly

September 5, 2018

Dear Harvard College Students,
This Friday, we are excited to invite you to the Harvard College Student Involvement Fair & Crimson Jam. These events will provide a great opportunity to learn more about extracurricular and student life at the College from a wide variety of groups, as well as to enjoy a terrific block party and Mediterranean dinner!

Whether or not your schedule allows you to participate, it is important to be aware that the Yard will be closed on Friday, September 7th from 2:00pm-10:00pm.  
  • Entry will be permitted during this time only at Johnson, Meyer, Widener and Lamont Gates.
  • You must have your HUID with you to gain entry.
  • Please also be advised that all bags are subject to search.

Due to the Fair and Crimson Jam, Annenberg will not be open for dinner on Friday evening. All residential dining halls, with the exception of Currier House dining hall and Dunster House dining hall, will be closed for dinner. Students should plan to eat at the Crimson Jam (information below). Please e-mail the SOCH staff with any dietary restrictions. Regular meal service will resume with breakfast on Saturday morning.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact JonRobert Bagley, Associate Director of Student Organizations and Resources at jonrobert_bagley@harvard.edu

Thank you and I hope to see you there!


Alex Miller
Associate Dean of Student Engagement 


Student Involvement Fair


Student Involvement Fair
Friday, September 7th
3:00-5:00 pm
Tercententary Theater

Leaders of nearly 400 recognized student organizations at Harvard College invite you to learn more about extracurricular and student life at the College. Groups span a wide variety of interests and passions representing academic and pre-professional, college life, creative and performing arts, cultural and racial initiatives, gender and sexuality, government and politics, health and wellness, hobbies/special interests, media and publications, peer counseling/ peer education, public service, religious and spiritual, and women’s initiatives.
Crimson Jam
Crimson Jam and Mediterranean Dinner
Friday, September 7th
5:30-9:30 pm
Old Yard, Harvard Yard

What better way to get to know the Harvard community than at an all-campus block party? Join us as we introduce the new Dean of Students Office (DSO) over a delicious Mediterranean buffet, games, attractions, and live music! Come learn how you can boost your school spirit by grabbing a free t-shirt at the DSO tent as we introduce Crimson Fridays! Co-sponsored by the College Events Board (CEB) and the Student Organization Center at Hilles (SOCH).

Dinner will be served in the Old Yard at 5:30 pm and the show begins at 6:00 pm.