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First-year International Program 2021

Welcome to Harvard, Class of 2025! The First-year International Program cannot wait to meet you.
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Chess tournament time change

The Chess Tournament will now be held at 5:30-6:30 PM GMT on August 15th.

Upcoming events

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FIP 2021 Mission

FIP is for international students and US residents who have lived and studied primarily overseas. In FIP, upperclass leaders mentor 200+ incoming freshmen, introducing them to Harvard and helping them adjust to life in the United States. Specifically, participants receive foundational information for a happy, successful start at Harvard, including sessions and discussions about American culture, immigration, and academics in the US and at Harvard. Participants are also able to set up a bank account and cell phone service. Through its emphasis on inclusion and belonging, FIP creates new friendships at the same time it cultivates the larger international community at Harvard.

Meet this year's FIP Leaders

Next FIP Event

FIP Introductory Meeting

News & Announcements

June 29, 2021

Welcome to FIP

Welcome to FIP! Check this website for regular updates and information regarding Part 1 and Part 2 of the program!

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