Opening Days Spring 2023

Opening Days Spring 2023

Opening Days have arrived! As our welcome weeks here at the Institute of Politics, Opening Days are filled with activities for new and returning undergraduate students to get to know us and how you can get involved with one of our fifteen programs this spring. Opening Days run from Monday, January 23, until Friday, February 3, 2023.

Get Involved

We have dozens of student-run opportunities to meet the Institute of Politics and learn about the programs taking place this semester. The full calendar of activities includes:

  • Common Application Launches / Monday, January 23 / 12:00 PM ET / Online Application
  • Director's Internship Information Session / Tuesday, January 24 / 4:30 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • Kickoff Open House / Thursday, January 26 / 6:00 - 8:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School FK John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
  • Painting and Politics / Saturday, January 28 / 4:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-275
  • Women's Tea / Sunday, January 29 / 2:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • LGBTQ Reception / Monday, January 30 / 5:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • Harvard Public Opinion Project Intro Meeting / Monday, January 30 / 6:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • First-Generation Low-Income (FGLI) at the IOP / Tuesday, January 31 / 5:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • Global Affairs Reception / Wednesday, February 1 / 5:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-163
  • IOP Spring 2023 Resident Fellows Forum / Wednesday, February 1 / 6:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School FK John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
  • Harvard Political Union Democratic-Republican Debate / Wednesday, February 1 / 7:30 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Starr Auditorium
  • IOP Spring 2023 Resident Fellows Meet and Greet / Thursday, February 2 / 5:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Bell Hall
  • Conservative Student Reception / Friday, February 3 / 3:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166
  • Common Application Closes / Friday, February 3 / 11:59 PM ET / Online Application
  • Welcome to the IOP Member Bash / Thursday, February 9 / 7:00 PM ET / Harvard Kennedy School Littauer-166

Submitting an Application

If you are ready to get involved with one of our student programs this spring, you can submit your application online via the Common Application. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 3, at 11:59 PM ET.