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Student Engagement

Harvard Griffin GSAS students have numerous opportunities to engage with one another around shared interests and to develop leadership skills.

The Student Center at Harvard Griffin GSAS offers social, intellectual, and recreational activities designed to help Harvard Griffin GSAS students make connections outside of the classroom, lab, or library, and across the various academic programs and campus locations at Harvard Griffin GSAS.

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Would you like to check out upcoming events? 

The Harvard Griffin GSAS Engage website has information on upcoming events offered by Student Groups at Harvard Griffin GSAS and offices. Find a happy hour, Language Table weekly meeting, an outing into Boston, an accountability group, and so much more! 

Also, look out for the SCOOP Newsletter sent every Friday during the academic year. This weekly newsletter is sent to all students at Harvard Griffin GSAS and highlights upcoming Student Center Fellows events. All students at Harvard Griffin GSAS are automatically enrolled.

Interested in joining a Student Group? 

Visit the Engage website to find a list of Student Groups at Harvard Griffin GSAS. Students can learn about various groups, join their group rosters, RSVP for upcoming events, read group news, and reach out to current student leaders. 

Interested in starting a new Student Group? 

Check out instructions in this news article or in the Student Group Handbook then reach out to the Student Center ( to talk through the next steps. 

Are you a Student Group leader looking for resources? 

For policies and procedures, check out the Student Group Handbook

For resources, tips, and hacks, check out the Student Leader Resource Hub, including archives of the monthly Student Group Newsletters sent to leaders in groups on Engage. Questions? Reach out to the Student Center ( 

For details on using Lehman Hall, check out the news articles in the Lehman Hall Engage organization. It covers policies, procedures, room photos, room diagrams, how to request a locker, and more!

Would you like to get involved with the Harvard Griffin GSAS Student Council? 

The Student Center advises the Harvard Griffin GSAS Student Council (GSC), the student government of Harvard Griffin GSAS. We’d love to discuss with you all the various leadership and advocacy positions within the Council! 

Would you like to apply to be a Student Center Fellow? 

Each year, the Student Center hires students at Harvard Griffin GSAS to work as Student Center Fellows in 10 program areas—from Arts to Intellectual and Cultural to Wellness. Keep an eye out on the Center Engage organization for announcements of application details and deadlines.

Would you like to attend or lead a Language Table? 

The Student Center oversees the Language Tables at Harvard Griffin GSAS. These are student-run spaces where you can get together with members of the wider Harvard community to practice languages. We encourage all interested in language exchange to participate regardless of ability.

If you don’t see a table and would like to start one, please check out this news article or reach out to the Center Squad

Would you like to work for the Student Center?  

Each year, the Center hires several students to serve as office assistants to support the administrative work of the Center. Interested? Email the Student Center ( for a job description. 

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