Tuesday, August 26

Your Academic Program


9:00-10:00 Core Course Guidance Panel, Kresge G-1*
This session provides students with an overview of core course requirements. Information will be presented by faculty from the following departments: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Environmental Health, Global Health and Population, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The school-wide ethics and practicum core course requirements also will be discussed.

10:00-11:00 Registration Tips, Kresge G-1*
Students will be provided with useful tips on how to register for HSPH courses via MyHSPH, change their grading options, manage course wait lists, and much more. Students will also be reminded about important registration deadlines to pay attention to throughout the academic year.
11:00-12:00 Cross Registration Information Session, Kresge G-1*
Attend this session to learn how to navigate the system and cross register for courses at other Harvard schools, MIT and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tuft’s University.

12:00-1:00 LUNCH
Please refer to the department/program session schedule for details on lunch.

12:00-5:00 Department and MPH Concentration Meetings, Various Locations
Please view the department and program breakout schedule for details on afternoon sessions. Please note that schedules are listed in alphabetical order. FINAL Dept and MPH Conc Meeting Schedule 2014

5:00-6:30 Advice from Public Health Experts, Kresge Cafeteria
The Advice from Public Health Experts Program is a fast-paced, highly interactive round table program that gives students the opportunity to meet with three public health practitioners during twenty minute rotations.  There will be the opportunity to ask questions that will help to identify the key skills, training, and experiences necessary for a successfully transition from student to public health professional.   Also, this program will introduce you the rich mentoring and networking opportunities that are available at HSPH.

7:00-late Student Organizational Meet- Ups, Various Locations
Please register for which student organizational meet-up you wish to attend by clicking here.

*Sessions in Kresge G-1 will be live broadcast to overflow viewing in Kresge G-2 and G-3.