Morning ceremonies provide essential information for graduate students followed by a luncheon for you and members of your department. Following the Orientation Lunch, students can attend workshops, visit a resource fair, and learn about student groups at DudleyFest. The afternoon ends with the Graduate School Alumni Association Social Hour outside Dudley House.


9:00 a.m — 11:30 a.m.

Memorial Hall, Sanders Theatre

Orientation provides essential information for incoming students and visiting fellows. Includes presentations by Harvard, GSAS, and student leaders. 

11:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Under the Tent on the Science Center Plaza 

Get to know your program and your cohort by joining faculty, program administrators, and fellow students for lunch.