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Residential Life

What is the address for sending mail or packages?

Student Name
℅ HDC Summer Workshops
Currier House
64 Linnaean St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Where will students live?

Students will live in the Currier House.

Currier House is located at 64 Linnaean Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Can students choose their own roommates?

Yes, if the request is made from both parties. You will be given an opportunity to select a roommate through the Student Portal once you apply and have been accepted to the program.  

Is the residence hall in a safe area?

Yes, the residence hall is right on the Harvard campus and 24/7 security is provided.

What if students need medical treatment?

If your child requires medical treatment we will take him/her to the Mount Auburn Hospital, which is one mile away from the workshop. We have basic first aid supplies and over-the-counter medication in the office. We will dispense first aid and OTC medications per the parental consent given on the OTC form.

Will students have access to athletic facilities?

No. Workshop attendees do not have access to any Harvard athletic facilities. 

Will students have phones in their rooms?

We assume that students will have cell phones and will not need phones in their rooms.

Do students need to bring linens?

Linens are not provided. You may either bring your own linens, or arrange to rent a set of linens through the workshop on the Student Portal on the Additional Purchases link of the website. Please be aware that linens must be ordered at least one week before the start of the workshop. The linen set includes a pillow, a blanket, a set of sheets and pillowcase, a washcloth and two towels.

Is a key deposit needed?

A key deposit is not needed, but anyone who loses a key will be charged a $25 replacement fee.  We will call parents and ask for a credit card number to pay for the replacement key if the student does not have the cash.