Option Studio Offerings & Details Last Updated 01/17/2023

Please find details, including recommended backgrounds, studio sites, trip details, and presentations, for Spring 2023 Option Studios below. Note that this information is subject to change until the opening of the lottery.

Please see the Option Studio Enrollment webpage for details related to enrollment eligibility, the lottery system and ballot procedures, and studio travel policies.

Spring 2023 Option Studio Offerings & Details (pdf)

Option Studio Presentation Videos

Option Studio Course Descriptions

Important Dates & Deadlines

  • January 10: Lottery opens at 9am
  • January 18:
    • Lottery closes at 9am
    • Lottery results posted in my.Harvard around 6pm
    • Introductory Option Studio meetings held at 6:30pm via Zoom in Canvas (or January 19 at 8:30am)
  • January 19:
    • Introductory Option Studio meetings held at 8:30am via Zoom in Canvas (if not held on January 18)
    • Option Studio (Full term and Module 1) petition deadline at 9:30am
  • January 20: Option Studio desk assignments released via email
  • January 23:  Module 2 Option Studio lottery opens at 9am (for students placed in Module 1 Option Studios only)
  • January 24: Option Studios (full term and Module 1) will begin meeting on regularly scheduled days and times
  • January 26:
    • Module 2 lottery closes at 9am
    • Module 2 lottery results posted in my.Harvard around 6pm
  • January 27: Module 2 Option Studio petition deadline at 9:30am

For all other important studio dates, including Final Reviews, please consult the Academic Calendar.