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FIP Registration NOW OPEN

July 6, 2020

Dear International Class of 2024,

Thank you for your patience over the past several months. As we eagerly awaited the College’s announcement about plans for the Fall 2020 semester, the entire FIP team has been working hard to ensure that this year’s FIP will, as in previous years, prove a fun, enriching, and informative experience for the incoming class of international students, regardless of its format.

 

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Updates on FIP 2020

May 7, 2020

Dear International Class of 2024,

In recent weeks, many of you have reached out to us with questions about registration for FIP and the status of FIP 2020. We're sorry we haven't spoken out sooner, and hope that this has not been causing you stress. As some of you know by now, the registration for Fall 2020 Pre-Orientation has not been released yet. We are waiting for university guidance on the COVID-19 situation and the status of the fall semester, and cannot in good conscience accept sign-ups at this ucnertain time. Thus, none of you have...

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Welcome Home, International Class of 2024!

March 29, 2020

Dear Class of 2024,

Congratulations on your admission to Harvard College! Whether you're been a part of the class since December or just recieved your acceptance a few days ago, we are incredibly excited to welcome you to campus this fall.

It's obviously a difficult time all around the world right now, but we hope you are taking the opportunity to celebrate your accomplishments and that you're excited about what the next four years have in store for you.

If you are an international student, or a U.S. student who has spent significant time abroad, we...

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Welcome Class of 2024 Early Action Admits!

January 14, 2020

Dear Class of 2024,

Congratulations on your admission to Harvard College! We can't wait to welcome you to campus.

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 2020 dates are still being finalized, but will likely be from August 20 - August 25, 2020.
  • Registration will open in early April. Please check back to this page (and check your email) around that time to...
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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 fip@fas.harvard.edu.

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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