April 27, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, By now, I hope you have had the chance to review the message from Provost Alan Garber , which outlines principles for fall 2020. FAS Dean Claudine Gay has also communicated on planning specific to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences... Read More
April 10, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Several weeks ago, GSAS implemented an emergency policy amendment that allows GSAS students to petition to take courses SAT/UNSAT for spring 2020 only, with the approval of the instructor and the student’s home program... Read More
April 8, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, By now, I hope that you’ve had a chance to read the message from the Office of the Provost sent earlier this week. The restrictions on travel and suspension of visa processing are sobering reminders of the impact that the... Read More
April 1, 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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More

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