Welcome Class of 2023 Early Action Admits!

December 12, 2018

Congratulations on your Early Action Admission to Harvard College!

If you are an international student, or a U.S. student who has spent significant time abroad, we encourage you to attend the First-Year International Program (FIP)! 

Please note:

  • FIP 2019 will run August 23-August 26, 2019.
  • Registration opens in early April 2019. Please check back to this page in April to complete the registration form. 
  • Attendance and participation in this program are completely free. At...
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FIP 2018 postscript

August 31, 2018
To everyone involved in FIP 2018 -- the FIPers, their parents, the FIP leaders, the staff, and all of you who support and work with us -- thank you for a FIP none of us will ever forget.

Parents Welcome Reception: Thursday, August 23rd from 4-5:30pm - Grays Space

August 3, 2018

We are having a parents and family reception on FIP arrival day, August 23! As we move closer to FIP, please check the "For Parents and Family" page for more information, but plan to walk over to Grays Basement -- the location of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. We expect a nice turn out and are very excited for international parents and families to get to know one another. Several...

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Registration Closed

June 22, 2018

FIP 2018 Registration is now closed.

If you have not registered but would like to participate in FIP, please email

If you have registered through this site, please make sure to confirm your spot in FIP through the Housing Application Portal (if you haven't already).

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FIP Confirmations Next Week!

May 24, 2018

Hello FIPers!

If you have registeed for FIP through this site, you should receive a confirmation email early next week. In that email, you will be given instructions on how to officially confirm that you are coming to FIP. If you do not receive that email next week, please reach out to us. Please also note that from now on we will be communicating with you through your @college email account. It's time to start checking that email regularly, not only for FIP stuff but for other college matters as well.

If you have not...

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