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Harvard College

Campus Life and Facilities

Harvard Students Say...

Cambridge and Boston are nothing if not college towns, and students never lack for options if they just want to “go see a play, a concert, hit up a party, go to the movies, or dine out.” Students quickly learn when to hit the books and when to hit the streets, so “studying becomes routine.” “There is a vibrant social atmosphere on campus and betwee... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

86 Brattle Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Phone: 617-495-1551

Fax: 617-495-8821

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 70
Fire Safety Rating: 60*
Green Rating: 98
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 380.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.hupd.harvard.edu/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 99.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for married students
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students

Other:
All freshmen live together. Other students and some faculty members reside in 13 on-campus houses, self-contained communities offering seminars and tutorials.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:451
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:1
Number of Social Sororities:0
Number of Social Fraternities:0
Number of Religious Organizations:25
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://osl.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k65178&pageid=icb.page305611
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:http://osl.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k65178&pageid=icb.page305611
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Crimson
Women's Sports Team Name:Crimson
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: MIT
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
At Cooperating Institutions: MIT
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: MIT
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 98
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 31
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 10.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Technology Product Center IBM, Compaq, Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Special Facilities:Museums (University Arts Museums, Museums of Cultural History, many others), language labs, observatory, many science and research laboratories and facilities, new state-of-the-art computer science facility.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    70
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    60*
  • Green Rating:
    98
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    100%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    99.00
  • # of Organizations:
    451
  • # of Honor Societies:
    1
  • # of Social Sororities:
    0
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    0
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    25
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