Online and On-Campus Courses

Choose from more than 900 open-enrollment Harvard courses, offered at times that work with your busy schedule. No application is required.

Next Course Session: Summer School

The next available session of courses starts in June. Our Harvard Summer School courses run in 3- and 7-week sessions. Registration for most courses is open March 4 to May 20.

Working on a certificate or degree? Find relevant summer courses by using the Extension catalog search for your program.

Simply interested in taking one course? Explore Summer School courses for college students and professionals.

Fall course registration will open in July.

Taking a Course

We offer a variety of ways for you to take courses so you can find the option that works best with your schedule. Online, on campus in the evening, at a scheduled time weekly or a bit more self-paced through the semester. Read about our various course formats.

Courses may be relocated, rescheduled, or canceled.  See Enrollment Policies. Please check the website before classes begin for up-to-date classroom assignments. The campus map shows building locations.