Graduate Commons Program

Graduate Commons Program

Welcome to Graduate Commons! This unique interdisciplinary program provides a “home away from home” for the Harvard graduate students, faculty, staff, and their families living in participating Harvard University Housing properties. Learn more by viewing our video.

We are committed to making your Harvard experience a truly remarkable one, both in and outside the classroom by hosting events that spark your intellectual curiosity, challenge your physical being, and make a difference to your community. Programming includes wine and coffee nights, meet the scholar events, yoga classes, game nights, networking happy hours, Boston traditions like the Boston Pops! Holiday concert and much, much more!

    Announcements and Events

    2014 Aug 19 - 10:47am
    Welcome to GCP!

    The Graduate Commons team is excited to kick-off another year of programming!  We are hosting a number of Welcome Events over the next few weeks in your community--we hope that you'll join us & take this opportunity to meet your new neighbors.  The culmination of these events is our FOOD TRUCK WELCOME PARTY on Monday, September 1st.  To learn more about events in your community please read your GCP weekly annoncements email, join your community Facebook group, or contact your Program Coodinator.

    2014 Aug 5 - 2:57pm
    GCP Welcomes New Faculty Directors to 29 Garden Street

    Campus Services and Harvard University Housing recently announced the appointment of Professor Christopher Winship and his wife, Nancy K. Winship, as the newest Faculty Directors within the Graduate Commons Program.   They will take up residence in 29 Garden Street next spring, and will begin hosting events for graduate students and other Harvard affiliates in the Program's newly expanded Garden Area, including properties such as 29 Garden, Botanic Garden, Shaler Lane, Holden Green and the Cronkhite Graduate Center, later this fall.

    2014 Jul 21 - 5:42pm
    Cambridge 101 Sessions have begun!

    GCP Staff members are leading these orientations and social events each week thorughout the summer to help you navigate your way through Harvard and Cambridge.  Get more information abour our latest events and social event by emailing

    2014 Jun 24 - 10:42am
    Welcome New GCP Program Coordinators!

    Welcome to the new GCP Program Coordinators -Tara Bartley and Andria Mirabal!  They are excited to join our team and get programming this fall. 

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