Review current and archived course offerings for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences along with tools for discovering new courses. 

Archived Course Catalogs

Access the 1879-2009 Courses of Instruction on the Harvard Library website to view digital versions of previous Courses of Instruction publications. Searchable PDF reports of course offerings 1999 to present are available below.

Some files are very large and can take a few moments to download.  


Tools and Resources

Course search tools
Discover new courses based on academic requirements, syllabi, and your interests

Register for courses

Learn how to enroll in courses; view key dates and deadlines for enrollment changes

Course selection guidelines

Information about what to consider as you plan your schedule

Course Preview Period

Learn what to expect at the beginning of the semester