Frequently Asked Questions

Sectioning Preferences (FAS)

Many classes in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences create discussion sections using the my.harvard sectioning tool; if your course is using the sectioning tool and offers sectioning preferences, you will see a gear appear next to the enrolled course once sections preferences are available.

We encourage instructors to reach out to students to notify you when section… Read more about Sectioning Preferences (FAS)

Lotteries (GSD)

Although the images below show a studio lottery, the lottery tool functions the same way regardless of the type of lottery event. 

Step 1: From the Enrollment Events section of Student Home, click Enter LotteryRead more about Lotteries (GSD)


Step 1: Check the Wait list if class is full box to be placed on the waitlist.

The option will only appear for applicable classes. Not all schools use waitlists for limited enrollment courses.

Read more about Waitlists