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  • Managing Stress and Building Resilience

    September 16, 2022

    Join us for a 2-hour workshop designed by Harvard grad students for Harvard grad students. The workshop will help you learn skills for managing stress…

  • Morning Momentum: Zumba

    September 16, 2022

    Zumba is a cardio-dance fitness class that combines high energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations, allowing participants to dance away their worries.

  • Wellness Fair

    September 8, 2022

    Join the Dean of Students Office and campus partners for our annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, September 14 from 11:00am-2:00pm in Milstein. The Wellness Fair…

  • CAMHS Frequently Asked Questions

    August 19, 2022

    If you have questions regarding the Counseling and Mental Health Services offered to Harvard students, some of these answers might help point you in the…

  • Counseling and Mental Health

    August 19, 2022

    Counseling and Mental Health Services Counseling and Mental Health Services offers Harvard students comprehensive outpatient care for a wide variety of mental health concerns, such…

  • Exam Support

    August 17, 2022

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  • Student Representatives

    August 16, 2022

    Student Government HLS Student Government supports Student Organizations and focuses on fostering community, and enhancing inclusion, health, and wellness across the student body. In addition,…

  • Campus Life 101

    August 16, 2022

    Your life at Harvard Law School unfolds within a major research university, giving you access to a world-class campus: unparalleled libraries, acclaimed museums and theaters, enriching…

  • Orientation Schedules

    August 16, 2022

    HLS Housing Move-In Please note that 1L move-in for HLS Housing is August 23-24, 2022. More information about move-in for 1L J.D. students can be…

  • Wellness Events

    August 15, 2022

    Upcoming Basic Safety and Awareness with HUPD September 28, 2022
    6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The purpose of this class is to empower…

  • Athletics

    August 15, 2022

    Hemenway Gymnasium Hemenway Gymnasium, located on the law school campus, is home to cardio equipment, strength training equipment, multi-purpose room, basketball court, and squash courts.

  • Commencement

    August 15, 2022

    Commencement means “the culmination of a lot of work [from] so many generations,” “something we accomplished together,” “setting an example,” and “a new beginning.” Watch…

  • HLS Student Roadmap

    August 15, 2022

    Your Next 3 Years 1L FALL TERM 1L August ORIENTATION DOSAffinity Org Meet & Greet Weekend CEEBAmicus Profiles Available CEEBFirst Class Celebration CEEB 1L September…

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    Class Recordings

    August 11, 2022

    Class Recording Information: Timing & Process, AY 22-23 The Handbook of Academic Policies sets out the approved reasons for which Harvard…

  • Academic & Personal Support

    August 10, 2022

    Personal & Medical Emergencies The Dean of Students Office assists students with academic accommodations or other support in the event of personal or medical emergencies.

  • Administrative Updates (AdUp)

    August 9, 2022

    Research Assistant for Professor Rabb Professor Intisar Rabb is accepting applications for Fall 2022 student research assistants. Prof. Rabb is hiring three (3)…

  • Administrative Updates Submission Form

    August 9, 2022

    Use this form to submit announcements to Administrative Updates. Items will be posted within 2 business days of submission, in the order in which they are…

  • About the HLS Well-Being Working Group

    August 9, 2022

    Hello from the HLS Well-Being Working Group!  We are a team of students, faculty, and staff charged with focusing on four questions: How can we…

  • Student Services Offices

    August 8, 2022

    Dean of Students Office (DOS) What We Do We work with students and administrative offices to create a community in which all students can achieve…

  • 1L Year

    August 8, 2022

    Sections 1L Sections The 1L Section Initiative extends beyond traditional notions of curriculum, considering class size, providing students with feedback and appropriate advising, the proper…

  • LL.M. Graduation Checklist

    August 3, 2022

    The items below will be updated with applicable information–like links and deadlines–when they become available. To Be Eligible to Receive Your Degree Confirm Diploma Name…

  • J.D. Graduation Checklist

    August 3, 2022

    The items below will be updated with applicable information–like links and deadlines–when they become available. To Receive Your Degree Confirm Diploma Name The Registrar’s…

  • Information for Graduates

    August 3, 2022

    This page will be updated as information becomes available, so visit early and often to keep yourself apprised of all things Commencement! Graduating Student Checklists…

  • Getting Around

    August 2, 2022

    The HLS campus is conveniently located and served by extensive public transportation. The University is proud that its financial support for a variety of transportation…

  • Commencement 2023

    August 2, 2022

    Students receive awards at Class Day Class Day May 24, 2023 The Class Day Program is a celebration of the achievements of the graduating class,…

  • DOS Student Support

    August 2, 2022

    The Dean of Students Office is your primary advocate and resource for navigating life at Harvard Law School. We’re here to help every step of…

  • Overview of Bar Admission

    August 2, 2022

    Admission to the bar is conducted through the Board of Bar Examiners of the state in which you are applying. While the admission process may…

  • Support for HLS Parents

    July 27, 2022

    Each year, Harvard Law School welcomes new and expectant parents to its campus. The Dean of Students Office works to help students manage…

  • Dean of Students

    July 26, 2022

    Administrative Updates Visit Administrative Updates (AdUp) to find your next great opportunity at HLS!  Navigating HLS Harvard Law School is…

  • Meet the DOS Staff

    July 22, 2022

    Our Team Stephen L. Ball Assistant Dean and Dean of Students | 617-495-1880 Stephen L. Ball is the head of the Dean…

  • The Well: Health and Wellness at HLS

    June 29, 2022

    What is The Well? The Well is Harvard Law School’s community effort to prioritize and destigmatize mental health and well-being. Think of The Well as a…