HIO Orientations

Welcome to Harvard! Now that you have arrived (or will soon arrive) in the Greater Boston area, here are some activities to help you settle in! 

Virtual Group Orientations

The HIO group orientation covers travel, banking, shopping, social security numbers, health insurance, housing, and more.  The session lasts about two hours.

The orientations will take place virtually via Zoom at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, August 12 from 10 am - 12 pm EDT
  • Thursday, August 26 from 10 am - 12 pm EDT

To attend the session, please log on to Zoom at the stated time, using the link below:

Meeting Link 

Password: HIOZoom

Harvard Tours

These are tours led by undergraduates of the College.  The tour covers Harvard Yard, some of the undergraduate housing, history, and urban legend.  Please register for these tours through the Information Office.