Information and services for students at Harvard College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Students at other Harvard schools should review the list of Harvard University Registrars for support.

Check-In →

  • Review check-in instructions
  • Remove a check-in hold


  • Search for courses
  • Review academic requirements
  • Formally enroll in courses
  • Prepare for the first week of classes
  • Employee Tuition Assistance Program


  • Cross register at a partner institution
  • Cross register into the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Take Exams→

  • Review the final exam schedule
  • Review final exam procedures
  • Reschedule an exam

Student Records and Privacy →

  • Learn about your student record
  • Update personal information
  • Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)


  • Request a transcript
  • Interpret your transcript

Degree/Enrollment Verification→

  • Request verification of a completed degree
  • Obtain your Certified Electronic Diploma
  • Request verification of enrollment in current courses

Apply to Graduate→

  • Learn how to apply via my.harvard
  • Application timeline for November, March, and May degree candidates

Submit your Dissertation→

  • Formatting
  • Submission instructions
  • Check dissertation status

Diplomas →

  • Obtain a physical diploma
  • Certified Electronic Diplomas
  • Replacement diplomas
  • Request proof of graduation


  • Harvard College Honors requirements
  • Grade Point Cutoffs


  • University Commencement
  • House Commencement ceremonies

Book spaces→

  • Guidelines for space requests
  • Reserve space as a student organization officer

Tuition and Fees →

  • Harvard College tuition and fees
  • GSAS tuition and fees
  • SEAS tuition and fees

Tools and Resources

Harvard College Student Handbook
Review rules and procedures, academic requirements, the Honor Code, and community standards

GSAS Policies

Review policies and procedures, registration and degree requirements, financial aid and family support/benefits

Academic Calendars

View important dates and deadlines for the academic year

my.harvard Knowledge Base

Find student instructions for using my.harvard


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Recent questions

Can I change my diploma name?

We cannot make changes to your diploma name after the deadline. After the deadline passes, we place the diploma order and at that point we cannot change the name that will be printed.