The HDS Handbook for Students contains information regarding the policies, procedures, and rules of Harvard Divinity School and Harvard University, and federal, state, and local laws and regulations that govern institutions of higher education. Degree and nondegree students and cross-registrants are accountable for the information provided in the handbook and are expected to familiarize themselves with the publication.
HDS Handbook for Students 2021–22 (PDF) (last updated November 10, 2021)
The Handbook for Students constitutes the Official Register of Harvard Divinity School. Handbooks from previous years are available on the Registrar page of my.hds (login required).
The handbook includes this description of the Family Educational Rights and Policy Act (FERPA) for HDS (PDF)
Published by the Registrar's Office
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