Tuesday, August 27


7-9 Math Review I Kresge G-1
The Math Review is a non-credit optional mathematics refresher workshop offered during Orientation. The workshop consists of four on-campus lectures as well as self-instructional web review content. Students with an admission contingency must attend all four sessions.

9-10 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 Society, Human Development and Health.

10-11 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.

11-12 Billing, Loans, & Budgeting for Domestic Students Kresge G-1
 Kathy Austin from Student Financial Services provides an overview of HSPH’s billing policies, critical timelines during the academic year, terms and conditions of federal student loans, and student budgeting. This session is geared towards domestic students.

11-12 Billing, Loans, & Budgeting for International Students Kresge G-2 & 3
MANDATORY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Stephanie Hunt from Student Financial Services provides an overview to HSPH’s billing policies, critical timelines during the academic year, terms and conditions of private student loans and student budgeting.

12-1 LUNCH

12-5 Department and MPH Concentration Meetings
Various Locations See separate schedule for details

5-6 Doctoral Student Panel Kresge G-2
For doctoral students; this panel of current and former HSPH doctoral students will discuss their educational experiences while at Harvard, from choosing courses to faculty mentoring to the dissertation defense.

6-7:30 Advice from Public Health Experts Kresge Cafeteria
Public health professionals who are HSPH alumni and who serve as Career Coaches will each host a round table discussion. They will present an overview of their career path and will answer students’ questions on the skills, experience and training necessary to succeed in their chosen field. Participants will rotate every 20 minutes to a new table where they will meet with a different Career Coach. Students will be able to meet with three Coaches during the program.