Off-Campus Living

You don’t have to live on campus to take classes at Harvard this summer. You can find listings for off-campus housing online, in local newspapers, and by word of mouth.

Off-campus accommodations

The Summer School does not have off-campus apartment accommodations. Please visit Harvard University Housing's resources page for information regarding private market housing options. Or, you can go directly to If you would like to search for a Harvard University Housing sublet on this site, click “Housing” at the top of the page and then filter by “HUH Sublet.” Harvard University Housing recommends that you check your eligibility for subletting before beginning your search.  

If you are a Secondary School Program student, please refer to the program for information about living off campus.

If you are interested in living on campus, please visit On-Campus Housing for more information.

On-campus dining services

Meal plans for Annenberg Dining Hall are available to registered Summer School students living off campus and include three meals a day, seven days a week. They can be purchased for $2,380 for the seven-week session or $1,190 for a three-week session. If you live off campus and are interested in this meal plan, call (617) 495-2942 and request a meal plan application form.

You may also purchase individual meals at Annenberg by paying with cash, credit card, or a Crimson Cash account. Guests must be accompanied by a Summer School student. An additional seven percent meal tax is charged for those guests who do not present a Harvard University or other Student ID.

The individual meal rates are:

  • Breakfast: $11.59
  • Brunch: $15.09
  • Lunch: $15.09
  • Dinner: $18.60
  • Continental breakfast (Sunday only): $8.13

If you have special dietary requirements, visit the Dining Services website, where you can complete a form to specify any dietary needs and allergy concerns. You may also call (617) 495-5555 if you have further questions.