By registering for a class at the Extension School, you become eligible for many Harvard benefits and resources.

Computer and research tools

The computer facilities at 53 Church Street and the Grossman Library allow you to utilize hundreds of the latest programs and tools to get projects—large and small—done on time. Additionally, as a registered Extension School student you are eligible for discounts on computer hardware and software. See Computer Services for more information.

You can also take advantage of some Harvard library benefits, including access to Grossman Library and more than 3,000 electronic databases and journals through the Harvard Libraries Portal.

Academic aid

The Writing Center in Grossman Library is a great place to get assistance with your coursework, find answers to grammar questions, work on structuring an essay, and get feedback on a thesis.

Also check out the Math Question Center in Sever Hall, available to students in a range of math classes.

Money management resources

ASA’s online financial resource, SALT, offers unbiased articles and research, financial management learning modules, loan repayment tools, and more to help you make smarter financial choices.

SALT services are available free to all Extension School students.

Course materials

Each term, books are for sale at the Harvard Coop in Harvard Square, (617) 499-2000. Some instructors list course materials on course syllabi or websites.

Career advice

The Career and Academic Resource Center can help you strengthen your study skills or improve your résumé. Find job postings, attend free workshops, and get help preparing for graduate school and beyond.

Community

You can also take advantage of the many Harvard Chaplains on campus, representing 26 religions.

If you want to learn outside the classroom and in a social setting, attend lectures and events sponsored by the Harvard Extension Alumni Association, the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement, and the Harvard Extension Student Association. From green marketing to Faustian irony and Shakespeare, these events and lectures are sure to enrich your learning experience and your life.

For other events around campus, see the Hub and the Harvard Gazette’s event calendar.