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This information will help you with all logistics related to Winter Break and Wintersession - whether you will be spending time on-campus, off-campus or even abroad. Here you will find information about campus housing, campus dining and other services, and how to register travel abroad.

Campus Services

Dining Services
A limited number of dining halls will be offering meal service during Wintersession (January 17-26, 2020). Specific locations and hours will be listed on the HUDS website. This information can also be found in the OMNI application.

Shuttle Service
Shuttle and van service will run on a revised schedule during Wintersession. This information will be available in the OMNI application.

Harvard Recreation
View hours and locations.


Visit the Dean of Students Office website for more information about winter recess housing.  Email for all winter recess housing related inquiries.


Register Your International Trip

Students planning to travel internationally during Winter Break and Wintersession should visit the Travel Tools site to enter their itinerary in the Harvard Travel Registry.  Entering your information before you go will help Harvard locate students and provide assistance in the event of an emergency.  The Travel Tools site also has information on other pre-departure requirements, passport and visa resources, and Harvard Travel Assist.

Faculty and staff who are planning international trips with undergraduates should contact Robin Mount,, to discuss guidelines and procedures.