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.
Registration for Harvard Summer School is open.
- Degree & certificate seekers: you can earn credit through Harvard Summer School (HSS). Find applicable HSS courses in the Harvard Extension course catalog
- Course takers: take a Harvard Summer School (HSS) course for enrichment or skill development. Browse the HSS course catalog
Fall course registration will open in July. Watch for new course listings in June.
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.
Our courses are taught by faculty who are Harvard scholars, industry experts, leading researchers, entrepreneurs—and instructors dedicated to their students.