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  • HLS Abridged Sign-Up Form – 2L

    December 16, 2022

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  • HLS Abridged Sign Up Form – 1L

    December 16, 2022

    Subscribe * indicates required First Name Last Name Email Address *…

  • Bar Admission FAQ

    December 9, 2022

    Bar Form Questions I have a lot of questions about my Bar forms; whom can I talk to in the Registrar’s Office about these questions?…

  • Reading Period Coffee Break

    December 2, 2022

    Enjoy free coffee throughout Reading Period, from 10am-5pm across from the Pub Grill, courtesy of DOS!…

  • Late Night Breakfast

    November 30, 2022

    Be sure not to miss the return of Reading Period’s preeminent event and everyone’s favorite study break, Late Night Breakfast, on Monday, December 5th, from…

  • A conversation on Human Rights and the World Cup

    November 29, 2022

    The Dean of Students Office and Graduate Program will host a faculty discussion of the World Cup’s prominent human rights issues.  During halftime, at approximately…

  • Tunisia vs France – World Cup Watch Party

    November 17, 2022

    Excited for the start of the World Cup? Please join the Dean of Students Office in partnership with the Graduate Program for a series…

  • Portugal vs Uruguay – World Cup Watch Party

    November 17, 2022

    Excited for the start of the World Cup? Please join the Dean of Students Office in partnership with the Graduate Program for a series…

  • Brazil vs Switzerland – World Cup Watch Party

    November 17, 2022

    Excited for the start of the World Cup? Please join the Dean of Students Office in partnership with the Graduate Program for a series…

  • Mexico vs Poland – World Cup Watch Party

    November 17, 2022

    Excited for the start of the World Cup? Please join the Dean of Students Office in partnership with the Graduate Program for a series…

  • Morning Momentum: BollyX

    October 27, 2022

    BollyX is a Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines dynamic choreography with the hottest music worldwide. Its 50-minute cardio workout cycles between higher and lower-intensity dance…

  • Healthy and Cheap Eats: Cooking Demonstration with HUDS

    October 27, 2022

    Registration is required. Attendance is limited to 25 students; please register below!…

  • Battling Burnout

    October 27, 2022

    In this 45-minute session, we will explore wellness through mindfulness practices, skill building, and thoughtful discussion to address burnout. We will dive into the various…

  • Practical Safety and Awareness with HUPD

    October 5, 2022

    This presentation is to familiarize the audience with basic safety and awareness methods. The course is taught by HUPD officers and will review basic safety…

  • ABA Mental Health Day | Wellness Break

    October 4, 2022

    Happy ABA Mental Health Day! To celebrate ABA Mental Health Day and kick off our week of wellness, this cider break will be brought to…

  • Chair Massages sponsored by The Well

    October 3, 2022

    A 10-minute chair massage which will focus on the neck, back, shoulders, and arms, loosen tight and sore muscles, and help to create an overall…

  • Morning Momentum: Cardio Yoga

    October 3, 2022

    Cardio Yoga is a fusion of fitness and yoga: a total body toning, sweat-drenching moving meditation that elevates both physical and emotional fitness. This class…

  • Paint Night sponsored by The Well

    October 3, 2022

    Prioritize self-care and focus on the present while creating a painting masterpiece in this laid-back atmosphere. RSVP is required; please use this Eventbrite link

  • Health and Financial Wellness

    October 3, 2022

    Did you know that financial stress and overall health are connected? Attend this presentation which explores the link between the two and gives you tools…

  • Faculty Perspectives on Well-Being

    October 3, 2022

    Join faculty members Professor Ardalan, Professor Gregory, and Professor Westfahl for a candid conversation around self-care practices and general well-being while at law school. This…

  • Bar Exam Video Series

    September 23, 2022

    More videos are currently being developed — check back regularly for additional content! What is the Bar Exam? How do I find info on the…

  • Resident Advisors

    September 20, 2022

    Sam Koenig Gropius Complex – Story/Shaw He/him/his skoenig@jd24.law.harvard.edu Sam is a rising 2L from New Jersey. After law school, Sam is interested in doing…

  • Basic Safety and Awareness with HUPD

    September 16, 2022

    The purpose of this class is to empower students, faculty, and staff to combat various types of assaults by providing them with realistic self-defense tactics…

  • 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.

  • Board of Student Advisers

    September 9, 2022

    The 2022-2023 BSA Executive Board Sudheer Poluru, President Zach Tauscher, Vice President of Ames Babs Tsao, Vice President of Advising Cristina

  • 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

    The Dean of Students office can provide support for a wide range of personal circumstances during exam period. Personal & Medical Emergencies If you have…

  • 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…

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    Wellness Events

    August 15, 2022

    Upcoming Events Take some time for you. Past Events Fall 2022 DateEvent 8/25/221L Orientation: The Wellness Lounge9/14/22Wellness Fair9/23/22Morning

  • 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

    Professor Andrew Mergen Seeking Research Assistant Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Andrew Mergen, is looking for a research assistant for the Spring…

  • 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 8, 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 7, 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

    Please note: This page has not yet been updated for the Class of 2023 and thus reflects expected to-do items. This page will be updated

  • J.D. Graduation Checklist

    August 3, 2022

    Please note: This page has not yet been updated for the Class of 2023 and thus reflects expected to-do items. This page will be updated

  • Information for Graduates

    August 2, 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…