The Department provides undergraduates interested in Psychology with a number of people who can help design the most fulfilling course of study possible. These advisors will continue to provide guidance as students progress through the concentration or secondary field.
Psychology has a team of graduate student Concentration Advisors assigned by house who are available for guidance on requirements, courses, research opportunities, and possible careers. When you declare a concentration in Psychology, the Concentration Advisor in your house will become your official advisor and will sign your Plan of Study and Crimson Cart. Your Concentration Advisor will contact you at the start of each semester to check in, and you can contact them at any time. Your Advisor is your go-to person within the department – they will help you select courses, discuss your overall progress in the field, talk about your interests and make you aware of opportunities at and outside of Harvard.
You are welcome to reach out the Concentration Advisor for your house even if you have not yet declared a Psychology concentration!
All students are welcome to stop by William James Hall 218 for walk-in advising between 2 PM - 4 PM on Tuesdays, and 1 PM - 3 PM on Thursdays. The Psychology Undergraduate Office provides support for the concentration and secondary field programs, study abroad, Concentration Advisors, and prospective students, and is happy to answer any questions you have related to undergraduate program of study.