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Alert COVID-19 Update

Harvard University and Harvard Law School will shift to remote teaching and learning beginning Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.


Approximately 33% of all HLS students live in on-campus housing. There are 599 on campus dorms, and the student classification breakdown of these 599 residents is as follows:

Student Classification Percentage of 599
1L 42%
2L 19%
3L 19%
HLS Exchange Students 1%

Living on campus has tremendous benefits:

  • proximity!!!
  • tightly-knit community
  • great way to meet HLS students from different sections, year, and programs
  • 9 month lease based on academic calendar
  • all utilities included
  • no security deposit
  • online room selection; no need to visit Boston to house hunt!
  • fully-furnished dorms and apartments
  • HLS housing is treated as a student service rather than a business

Harvard Law School’s On-Campus housing varies greatly in style, amenities, and price depending on which of the following housing options a student chooses: