March 20, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, By now, you will have received President Bacow’s message to the Harvard community regarding the postponement of an in-person Commencement this year. I know this will be disappointing news for students who intend to graduate...
March 20, 2020
Dear Directors of Graduate Studies, At this time of great uncertainty, you play a critical role as a communication’s conduit between GSAS and our students and your faculty peers. All of us at GSAS are grateful for all that you are doing to...
March 19, 2020
Dear Directors of Graduate Study, Thanks to the overwhelming support of the Graduate Policy Committee and FAS Dean Claudine Gay, an emergency policy has been approved that will allow GSAS students to petition to take courses SAT/UNSAT for spring...
March 18, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, As the full impact of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has become clearer, GSAS has received questions from students and faculty regarding compensation for graduate students. I wanted to share guidance I’ve...
March 17, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, As you know, the Harvard Library announced the closure of multiple locations last Friday. In keeping with Harvard’s continued safety measures related to the Coronavirus Disease, the Library has announced the closure of...
March 15, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to follow up on the message you received earlier today from Dr. Giang T. Nguyen, executive director of Harvard University Health Services (HUHS). Many on campus are understandably concerned about possible exposure, so I...
March 13, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I’ve just learned that, as part of Harvard’s efforts to minimize the number of people gathering in close proximity and the need to consider the health and well-being of staff and students, the Harvard Library has...
March 13, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Yesterday, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences announced a remote work pilot scheduled for next week, which is aimed at testing how remote work will function for staff. Other Schools have announced similar plans. This will give us...
March 12, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to share the message below, which went to the FAS community earlier today. In it, FAS leadership outlines guidance regarding scholarly activities in FAS laboratories. If you are a research assistant based in an FAS lab,...
March 12, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Since my last email, GSAS has been hard at work developing a dedicated web page to address questions about the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak. On this page, you will find answers to questions you may have about academic...

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