Orientation 2020

Welcome to the Office for the Arts at Harvard, Class of '24!

Your talents, interests and curiosity in theater, dance, music, visual arts and other creative projects will find a home and an incubator at the OFA, the hub for co-curricular artmaking. Our mission is to activate and support your arts experience and expression during your time at Harvard. Although the times are challenging, we are here to support your creativity at all levels and in all disciplines with programs, mentoring, funding, staff and engagement with working artists, including alumni. Create. Connect. And discover your community at the OFA where our make art everywhere mission welcomes all student voices, identities, cultures and backgrounds. 

Check out the OFA Brochure with all the info and contacts you need. 

Open House and Office Hours

Discover how the OFA can support your artmaking during our virtual Open Houses August 14 (10 am - 11 am EST), August 20 (8 pm - 9 pm EST) and August 31 (3 pm - 4 pm EST). Click on dates for Zoom links. Find out more about Harvard College orientation events. 

Upcoming Office Hours:

  • TBD

Resources for First-Year Students

First-Year Arts Program
Student-Led Groups
Additional Resources

Get a taste of the arts at Harvard.

Check out these amazing videos by artists in the Class of 2020 and about projects at the OFA.