Summer Courses & Programs at Harvard

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The Summer 2020 term has ended. Programming, course offerings, and policy updates for 2021 are currently in the planning stage. Information will be released later this year culminating with an updated Summer course catalog at the end January 2021. Sign up for updates today so you won’t miss out next summer.

High School Students

Both seven- and two-week programs will be offered in 2021. Start planning today!

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Adult & College Students

Study at Harvard and build new knowledge for your college major or career.

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COVID-19 Updates

Stay up-to-date regarding our continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summer School Updates and Resources
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Harvard Summer: A Photo Essay

L. Brent Gilmore, Harvard Extension School degree candidate, shares his summer experience in pictures.

Midway through my final year, I decided to enroll at Harvard Summer School, so I’d be around during the summer in Cambridge—which I’d often heard were so special. I came seeking to spend my remaining time at Harvard with greater intention and appreciation. Conveniently, I’d recently started to renew my devotion to photography."

See Brent's photos