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For Enrolled Students

Enrolling as a student at Harvard Extension School is an important and exciting time in your life.

Maybe you are exploring a new passion by taking a single class. Or perhaps you are embarking on a life-changing degree program. Whatever your path, being an Extension student comes with many amazing benefits.

Discover how the resources available to you can help maximize your academic success. We also encourage you to learn more about your rights and responsibilities as an Extension student.

Student Resources

Your educational journey has many steps. Our support and services are designed to assist you at each and every step of your academic career.

Brush up on your math skills at the Math Question Center. Get help with a paper at the Writing Center. Work on your study skills. Explore Harvard’s many libraries and study spaces on and off campus.

Learn more about the steps we have taken to ensure accessibility to students with disabilities, injuries, and chronic conditions. Review our policies on sexual harassment and assault.

Getting ready to start a new career? The Career and Academic Resource Center offers assistance with career exploration, resumes, interview skills, career spotlights, and more through their free lunch-time webinars. Monthly call-in advising hours are also available.

Are You a Degree Candidate?

If you are an officially admitted degree candidate at Harvard Extension School, you have access to exclusive academic opportunities and privileges.

Learn more about optional and required degree requirements, such as internships (optional) and thesis or capstone projects (required). 

You certainly won’t want to miss planning for graduation by submitting the mandatory Intent to Graduate form for one of three annual graduation cycles (November, March, and May) and participating in the annual Harvard University Commencement!

Rights and Responsibilities

As a Harvard Extension School student, it is your responsibility to understand and adhere to our conduct policies. Learn more about academic integrity and the consequences of plagiarism. Review our guidelines on when and how to utilize the Harvard name.

Thorough knowledge of the academic policies guiding your education will help ensure academic success.