Important Harvard University Housing Information

Subject: Important Harvard University Housing Information

Dear Harvard Affiliate: If you would like to apply to live in Harvard University Housing and want to choose from the largest inventory, please submit an application on our web site,, between March 1 and May 1. Availability is more limited at other times, although applications are accepted year-round.

Once your application is approved, you may view and select an apartment at any time.

  • Beginning April 8, apartments with lease start dates April through early June will be posted on the Currently Available page of our web site. Depending on inventory, additional listings may be added throughout the year.
  • Apartments with later lease start dates will be rented during the on-line View/Select window period, which begins in early May. Approved applicants who applied between March 1 and May 1, and have not selected an apartment from the Currently Available inventory, will be notified in early May regarding the dates of their View and Select windows.

Here are just a few of the many reasons to consider making your home with Harvard University Housing:

  • We offer a wide variety of properties located near the graduate schools.
  • Heat, hot water, electricity, and gas are included in the rent.  At some locations, air conditioning and/or Harvard RESnet Internet service are also included.
  • No security deposit, application fee, or finder’s fee required.
  • The Graduate Commons program, available in participating properties, provides a vibrant social and learning community. Visit for more information.
  • You can share your Harvard University Housing apartment with another Harvard affiliate to reduce housing costs. Visit to view and post free listings.


Visit to learn more; please note that eligibility restrictions apply.

Questions? Send an email to


YONG K. KIM ’95 MEMORIAL PRIZE This prize was established by the East Asian Legal Studies program in memory of Yong K. Kim A.B. ’92, J.D. ’95 through the generosity of his parents, Professor and Mrs. Joe H. Kim, his family, and many friends at and beyond the Law School. A prize of $1,500 is awarded to the student who makes the most significant contribution to the life of the Law School’s East Asian Legal Studies program. That contribution may take several forms. It may entail authorship of a paper concerning the law or legal history of the nations and peoples of East Asia, or legal issues concerning international relations in the region or with the United States. Alternatively, it may entail active and creative participation in EALS and the fostering of understanding at Harvard Law School regarding East Asia and its interaction with the U.S. The prize recipient should also possess Yong Kim’s interest in and enthusiasm for fostering U.S.-East Asian understanding and plan a career that will further advance these interests. Papers may be written in conjunction with a course or seminar or as an independent study project at the Law School. Papers are due by May 1, 2013 at 5:00 pm along with the required cover sheet (see Please submit two hard copies to the East Asian Legal Studies office (Austin 301) and an electronic copy via email to Mike Zaisser at  mzaisser at