On-Campus Services and Learning Opportunities

Harvard University provides special learning opportunities to students including ROTC and Study Abroad. Harvard University offers the distance learning opportunity (online classes ) for both undergraduate and graduate level courses. It provides on-campus services to students including Remedial services and Academic/career counseling service.

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Room & Board Plan

Harvard University has the on-campus housing such as dormitory and college owned apartments. The total capacity is 13,574 the average room costs is $10,609. It offers the meal plan and its average costs is $6,551. The combined charge for room and board is $17,160.
2019-2020 Room & Board Plan at Harvard University
On-campus Housing Offered
Total Room Capacity13,574
Average Room Costs$10,609
Meal Plan
Meals per Week-
Average Meal Costs$6,551
Combine charge for romm and board$17,160

On-campus Student Services

Harvard University provides 4 on-campus services to its students including Remedial services, and Academic/career counseling service, and Employment services, and Placement services for completers.
2019-2020 on-campus student services at Harvard University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Special Learning Opportunities

Harvard University offers 5 special learning opportunities to its students including Distance Learning (online classes), and ROTC, and Study Abroad, and Weekend/Evening College, and Teacher Certification.
Special Learning Opportunities at Harvard University
Distance LearningUndergraduate, Graduate
Online CoursesUndergraduate, Graduate
Online Degree ProgramsNot offered
ROTC
Army, Navy, Air Force
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
  • Students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization
  • Students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization
  • Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers.

Services and Programs for Veterans

Harvard University offers services and programs for veterans, military servicemembers, or their families including Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program) and Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families.
Services and Programs for Veterans at Harvard University
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Library Services

Next table shows the supported library services and resource types at Harvard University. It has 33 branches and independent libraries with total 19,241,743 collection. 16,737,529 physically printed books/media and 2,504,214 electronical resources are served for their students.
Library Services at Harvard University
Physical facilities33 branches and independent libraries
Organized collection of printed materials
  • Total library collection: 19,241,743
  • Total Physical collection: 16,737,529
  • Total Electronic collection: 2,504,214
Access to digital/electronic resources
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Established library hours
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions

Sports/Athletic Information

Harvard is a member of Ivy League. Total 1,271 students play for athletic teams at Harvard University - 719 men and 552 women players. For popular college sports, there are 34 baseball players, 32 basketball players and 120 football players. Next table describes sports and athletic information at Harvard University campus.
Sports and Athletic Information at Harvard University
SportsMenWomenConference
Baseball340Ivy League
Basketball1616Ivy League
Fencing1213NCAA Division I-AA
Field Hockey023NCAA Division I-AA
Football1200Ivy League
Golf97NCAA Division I-AA
Ice Hockey2619NCAA Division I-AA
Lacrosse4224NCAA Division I-AA
Other Sports049NCAA Division I-AA
Rowing8992NCAA Division I-AA
Sailing2826NCAA Division I-AA
Skiing1312NCAA Division I-AA
Soccer3328NCAA Division I-AA
Softball023NCAA Division I-AA
Squash2517NCAA Division I-AA
Swimming and Diving4435NCAA Division I-AA
Tennis1410NCAA Division I-AA
Track and Field152127NCAA Division I-AA
Volleyball1315NCAA Division I-AA
Water Polo1816NCAA Division I-AA
Wrestling310NCAA Division I-AA

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