Information for New Graduate Students

The information below is primarily for incoming students entering our PhD Programs and our terminal masters programs in fall 2022.  More detailed information will be posted in summer 2022.

For students entering the Master in Design Engineering program, please go here.
For students entering the MS/MBA: Engineering Sciences program, please contact Sheila Coveney.



Please see here for GSAS-related deadlines.  We've listed a few of the very important ones below, and will update further for 2022 as information becomes available.  

mid-May Deadline to notify Accessible Education Office of special needs
mid-May Deadline to submit Financial Certification for Students Who Are Not U.S. Citizens Form
mid-June Medical forms due to Harvard University Health Services
August 1 Fall tuition payment due - only relevant to Master's students
(PhD students: SEAS and/or GSAS will post your Fall tuition and fees to your student account, including health insurance, over the summer. This applies to students being funded by SEAS fellowships as well as students who are funded with external-to-SEAS fellowships. We will notify you when we do so.)


SEAS graduate students register for each term and enroll in classes using the FAS Registrar's Online Registration page.  Be sure to select the "GSAS Registration" tab midway down the page.  Information for academic year 2022-23 will appear during the summer.

Questions about submitting your final transcript(s)?    Please contact GSAS at Please also refer to the email GSAS sent you when you accepted the offer of admission for detailed  instructions.