Cross-Registration for HDS Students

HDS students are encouraged to take advantage of the rich offerings across the University, at MIT, the Fletcher School at Tufts, and throughout the Boston Theological Interreligious Consortium. HDS students may take up to half of their courses in any given semester at these schools.

Harvard University

HDS students may cross-register into eligible courses in the following Harvard schools:

  • The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)
  • Harvard Business School (HBS)
  • Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD)
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE)
  • Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
  • Harvard Law School (HLS)
  • Harvard Medical School (HMS)
  • Harvard School of Dental Medicine (SDM)
  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (SPH)

The Harvard School for Continuing Education is not eligible for cross-registration.

HDS students wishing to cross-register into other Harvard schools should do so using the my.harvard student portal. For instructions, please see "How to Cross Register in my.harvard" in the Harvard University IT Knowledge Base.

Boston Theological Interreligious Consortium

HDS students may cross-register into eligible courses offered by the following schools of the Boston Theological Interreligious Consortium:

  • Boston College (BC)
  • Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (BCSTM)
  • Boston University School of Theology (BU)
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (GCTS)
  • Hartford Seminary (HS)
  • Hebrew College (HEBC)
  • Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (HC)
  • St. John's Seminary (SJS)

HDS students wishing to cross-register into other schools of the Boston Theological Interreligious Consortium should begin by visiting the Cross-Registration page on the BTI Consortium website.

Other schools

HDS students may cross-register into eligible courses offered by these other schools:

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (Fletch)

To cross-register for courses at MIT, use the my.harvard student portal. For instructions, see How to Cross-Register in my.harvard in the Harvard University Information Technology Knowledge Base.

To cross-register for courses at the Fletcher School, please follow the appropriate instructions on the Harvard University Cross Registration page.

HDS Facts

Hollis Chair Legend

According to legend, the Hollis Professorship, established in 1721 by London merchant Thomas Hollis, includes the rights to graze a cow in Harvard Yard.
'Grazing Rights: Holy Cow!' Harvard Gazette

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