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 with a late fee is open:

  • Through June 26 for the 7-week session and 3-week session I
  • Through July 17 for 3-week session II

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.

Upcoming Courses for 2019–20 

In early June, we'll post the new catalog of fall, January, and spring courses.  

Registration for fall courses will open July 29.

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.