Harvard FAS Registrar's Office

Fall 2019 Course Preferences Opening Soon

Good afternoon!
It is almost time to enter your fall 2019 classroom preferences. 
Prior to entering your room preferences, please balance your courses.  Your department's curriculum coordinator can determine if your course schedule is balanced. 
Harvard Hall Unavailable for Fall Term

Harvard Hall will be offline until spring 2020 for renovations and restorations.  For more information regarding this exciting upgrade, please see the Learning Space Renovations announcement. 

Fall 2019 Classrooms Timeline:
Course Locations and Fall Event Requests 

Please mark your calendars for fall classrooms preferences.  I will send a reminder out about the following dates in June when EMS opens.

June 10th- July 15th 
Course Room Preferences Open in the EMS Desktop Client
  • New courses and time changes made during this time will sync into EMS each morning
  • After July 15th, users may no longer enter preferences into EMS and must wait to received a room after all other courses that have entered preferences receive a room.  
Early August
Tentative classroom assignments will be sent to each department for review.

Classroom assignments will be emailed directly to instructors.

Late August
Course locations will be visible in my.harvard. Fall event request and sections requests may be submitted via Roombook. 

Resources and Training

All new course planners are strongly encourages to attend trainings and office hours.

EMS Training
June 11, 2019
ASAP Training Room, CGIS North

During these sessions, we will review how to enter course room preferences for spaces controlled by the Registrar’s Office, your department-owned rooms, and department rooms that another school/department owns and has already confirmed; how to review the course room preferences you have entered; and how to edit course room preferences you have entered.

Office Hours: Entering Course Preferences 
June 20, 2019
Smith Campus Center, Room 480

Staff will be available to review your work and answer any questions you might have about course locations.  Office hours provide you with the opportunity to receive customized assistance.

For more information on the Classrooms Office, please visit our website.  Please contact Harvard Classrooms with questions or concerns. 

Thank you,

Nia Bowling Leahy
Academic Planning Coordinator- Classrooms
FAS Registrar’s Office
Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center
1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 450
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-3070 (direct) - 617-495-1541 (classrooms)
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