May 4, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, I wanted to share a message from Provost Alan Garber about steps toward reopening Harvard’s research facilities , which went out to Harvard faculty earlier today. As you will read, the Provost has asked that a committee be... Read More
May 1, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Today, GSAS is launching an Emergency Support Initiative, four targeted measures designed to help PhD students overcome academic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Support Initiative includes: Lost-Time... Read More
April 30, 2020
Each year, the GSAS Student Council (GSC) chooses graduating students as Commencement marshals. Traditionally, on the morning of Commencement, these students help the GSAS deans organize the procession from the GSAS breakfast gathering to Harvard... Read More
April 27, 2020
Dear GSAS Students, Every year, Harvard recognizes an annual event designed to raise awareness and create a campus free of sexual violence. Denim Day, which takes place this Wednesday, April 29, 2020, is a visible demonstration against harmful words... Read More
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

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