Harvard Divinity School continues to closely monitor the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and the progress of the vaccination effort. As always, the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff are of paramount importance. As such, the HDS campus is currently closed and classes are being held online. Anyone who needs access to campus buildings or who will be working on campus must follow the current re-entry procedures (PDF).
Commencement 2021 Plans: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Harvard has decided that commencement ceremonies will once again be online on May 27, 2021. HDS will participate in Harvard’s online ceremonies, and hold our own ceremonies and diploma awarding online as well.
Fall 2021 Plans: As of spring 2021, the School plans to have faculty, staff, and students return to campus for the fall term, to the extent allowed by the evolving public health situation. Our aim is to begin the fall term with as much in-person learning as possible.