What's on this page?
- The FAS Schedule Rules
- Course Balance Tool
Who is this for?
Department staff who enter course information into my.harvard.
Faculty and Teaching Staff who need to find a course meeting time. Including Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows who manage sectioning.
Help us keep course meetings consistent for students.
- Courses meeting 3 days a week must do so on M/W/F.
- Courses meeting 2 days a week must do so on T/TH or M/W, M/F, or W/F.
Important: Course start and end times depend on the course's location.
Must start at designated times and must meet for a minimum of 60 minutes , e.g. 9-10 AM on Cambridge campus, 9:45-10:45 AM on Allston campus.
|Cambridge 1 to 1.25 hour courses||Cambridge 2 to 2.75 hour courses||Allston 1 to 1.25 hour courses||Allston 2 to 2.75 hour courses|
|9:00am - 10:15am||9:00am - 11:45am||9:45am - 11:00am||9:45am - 12:30pm|
|10:30am - 11:45am||*9:45am - 11:45am||11:15am - 12:30pm|
|12:00pm - 1:15pm||12:00pm - 2:45pm||12:45pm - 2:00pm||12:45pm - 3:30pm|
|1:30pm - 2:45pm||*12:45pm - 2:45pm||2:15pm - 3:30pm|
|3:00pm - 4:15pm||3:00pm - 5:45pm||3:45pm - 5:00pm||3:45pm - 6:30pm|
|4:30pm - 5:45pm||*3:45pm - 5:45pm||5:15pm - 6:30pm|
|6:00pm - 7:15pm||6:00pm - 8:45pm||6:45pm - 8:00pm||6:45pm - 9:30pm|
|*6:45pm - 8:45pm|
*Course meets for exactly 2 hours.
Analyze your department’s schedule with the Course Balance Tool. Apply the schedule rules to your department and see which times or days of the week are oversubscribed.