What you need to know
Full-time sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students at MIT may cross-register for academic subjects offered at the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences or one of Harvard's professional schools, with some exceptions. First-year undergraduate students are not eligible.
Some key points to remember:
- Cross-registration for spring 2024 subjects at Harvard begins on Monday, January 8 and you must complete the process by the deadlines listed at courses.my.harvard.edu.
- Undergraduates – may not cross-register at Harvard Business School, Harvard Extension School, or Harvard Summer School.
- Graduate students – may not cross-register at Harvard Extension School or Harvard Summer School.
- You must abide by the rules of both MIT and Harvard and subjects must be taken for credit; MIT students may not enroll as a listener at Harvard.
What you need to do
- Review the Harvard Course Catalog and choose your subject(s).
- Once you submit your MIT registration, go to the Add/Drop Application.
- In the “add subjects section,” enter a search term or Harvard subject number, make your selection, complete the form, and click “Submit for Approval.”
- Two approvals are required at Harvard: the first by the Harvard instructor and the second by Harvard's registrar's office.
- After Harvard approves your registration, your MIT advisor can approve it within the MIT Add/Drop application.
- Once these three approvals are in place, return to the Add/Drop application to make your final submission.
- Go to WebSIS to confirm that your Harvard subject(s) appear on your registration.