Summer Courses & Programs at Harvard

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A 2-week preview of college

Summer High School Programs

  • Noncredit courses for high school students
  • Enriching activities

A 7-Week College Experience

Summer High School Programs

  • College courses for credit 
  • Extracurricular experiences

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A summer filled with knowledge

Courses for Adult & College Students

  • Build new knowledge for your career
  • Study online at Harvard and transfer the college credits
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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