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Non-Degree Registration at HGSE

During the designated Non-Degree Registration periods, eligible students are expected to complete the Non-Degree Registration Process.

The eligible categories of students are limited to:

  • Non-Degree Harvard Employees
  • HGSE Voucher Holders
  • HGSE Alumni (tuition is charged)
  • DCE Exchange
  • Harvard Teacher Fellows
  • Harvard Visiting Fellows
  • Special Students (must be admitted by HGSE Admissions, tuition is charged)
  • Undergraduate Teacher Education Program (tuition is charged)

The process should take less than five minutes to complete. Approximately 24 hours after the you have completed the process, an email will be sent regarding important dates and deadlines, as well as the Course Enrollment Form. If you are a Harvard employee using TAP, be sure to review the TAP section below. Students intending to audit a course, should make arrangements directly with the professor, and not register!

Fall Non-Degree Registration*
Monday, August 15, 2016 - Friday August 19, 2016

January Term Non-Degree Registration*
TBD (November 2016)

Spring Non-Degree Registration*
Monday, January 9, 2017- Friday, January 13, 2017

Course Enrollment

After completing the Non-Degree Registration Poll, students will receive a Course Enrollment Form via email. This form is used to list course(s) taken during the semester. For all courses, it will be necessary to obtain the instructor's signature on the form prior to submission (contact the instructor directly or attend Course Shopping). The completed hard-copy Course Enrollment Form and applicable tuition should be submitted on or before the Course Registration Deadline for the appropriate semester listed below.

TAP Course Enrollment

After completing the Non-Degree Registration Poll, students will receive a Course Enrollment Form via email. This form is used to list course(s) taken during the semester. For all courses, it will be necessary to obtain the instructor's signature on the form prior to submission (contact the instructor directly or attend Course Shopping). The hard-copy TAP form with Sections I, II, and III completed with a check made out to Harvard University for the TAP fee (the TAP fee for one 4 credit course is $562.60; the TAP fee for one 2 credit module is $281.30), should be submitted on or before the Course Registration Deadline for the appropriate semester listed below.

Fall Course Registration Deadline*
Monday, August 29, 2016
3 p.m.

January Term Course Registration Deadline*
Friday, December 4, 2016
2 p.m.

Spring Course Registration Deadline*
Friday, January 20, 2017
3 p.m.

HGSE Office of the Registrar
13 Appian Way
Longfellow Hall, G006

*Please note that non-degree students who fail to register to register for courses on the appropriate dates will be charged a late-registration fee of $25.


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