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Please see below for information regarding COVID-19 and the Summer 2022 REU program. We will try to keep this page as up to date as possible if any new information becomes available. 

What will the REU 2022 program look like?

We anticipate that the REU 2022 program will offer mostly in-person projects and a limited number of remote projects. We will offer free on-campus housing for participants. Seminars/workshops will be a combination of in-person and virtual.

What are the program dates?

Tentative program dates are Tuesday, June 7, 2022 – Friday, August 12, 2022.

Will you be offering in-person projects?

We anticipate that we will offer mostly in-person projects and a limited number of remote projects. We are still in talks with faculty regarding what projects will be offered.

Will you have on-campus housing?

Yes, students will be housed on-campus in Summer 2022.

If I receive an offer, will you help me find off-campus housing?

We are excited that we will be able to offer on-campus housing for Summer 2022. Because of the complex nature of housing in the Boston/Cambridge area, we are unable to directly assist in finding housing. There are many online resources for securing housing if you choose to live off-campus, including

What if I'm an international student, am I eligible?

Because of the complexity of visa, stipend, and travel restrictions due to COVID-19 in 2022, we are unable to host international students for either remote or in-person projects, unless they are already on an F-1 visa and currently living in the US. 

What COVID-19 protocols and precautions are being taken?

Harvard requires that all students who will be on campus be vaccinated: 

Please refer to Harvard’s COVID-19 website for the most up to date information regarding safety precautions, testing, and guidance:

What is the application deadline?

The online application will close March 1st at 11:59 PST.

When will you be making offers?

We will start reviewing applications after the March 1st deadline.