Our commitment to teaching is unwavering, and the excellence of a Harvard College education is assured. But the transition to remote teaching and learning does require us to adjust some of our policies. Please rely on this page as the authoritative source of information concerning academic policy during remote instruction.
Academic Year 2020-2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee on Undergraduate Educational Policy (EPC) has announced updates to Harvard College Student Handbook policies related to International Student Study Away, Privacy, Simultaneous Enrollment, the Language Requirement, and Extensions of Time.
Details about these updates can be found in the addendum to the 2020-2021 Harvard College Student Handbook
Academic Year 2019-2020
COVID-19 Emergency Policies for Spring 2020 in the addendum to the 2019-2020 Harvard College Student Handbook
Remote Teaching and Learning Challenges due to Learning Environment and Technology Restrictions (HarvardKey login required)
- Hear from faculty about the opportunities of remote teaching and the exciting courses they designed for the fall. Led by Amanda Claybaugh, Dean of Undergraduate Education, with faculty panelists Professors Elena Glassman (Computer Science), Anne Harrington (History of Science), David Laibson (Economics), and Musa Syeed (Film-Making). Access the recording here.