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UC Considers Mobile App for Sexual Assault Response

The Undergraduate Council discussed the possibility of introducing a mobile application that would allow students to more easily report incidents of sexual assault on campus.

Where Your UC Student Life Fee Goes
Undergraduate Council

Where Your UC Student Activities Fee Goes

In theory, most undergraduates at Harvard have a stake in UC funding policies. To finance student events, the College requests undergraduates pay a $75 UC Activities fee each academic year. Here is where their money goes.

Projected Attendance at Grant-Receiving Events on a Given Day Graph

UC Finance Committee Struggles to Enforce Event Attendance Rules

​Harvard undergraduates are perpetually busy. But if clubs’ funding requests through a common grant application are to be believed, students may have to be in two places at once.

HUIT and HarvardKey

In Response to UC, HUIT Clarifies HarvardKey Deadline

​After the Undergraduate Council called on Harvard University Information Technology to extend a deadline for switching to HarvardKey, the University’s new online authentication system, HUIT clarified Monday that College students have until June 1, not April 20, to register.


UC Calls on HUIT to Extend HarvardKey Deadline

After a contentious debate, the Undergraduate Council sent a letter Sunday calling on Harvard University Information Technology to extend the deadline for undergraduates to sign up for HarvardKey.


Pilot Route Expedites Quad Shuttle Service

​This week, travel to and from the Radcliffe Quad may not take so long.


Freshmen Jam Annenberg for Berry Study Break

Hundreds of freshmen crowded Annenberg Hall to enjoy an assortment of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries during Tuesday’s Brain Break, but some were left with just sour grapes.

Berry Brain Break

UC Berry Proposal Bears Fruit with Outside Funding

​After a fruitful debate during the Undergraduate Council’s Sunday meeting over the funding of Tuesday’s “Berry Brain Break,” a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health has agreed to have his department sponsor the event.

UC Freshman Representatives Map
Undergraduate Council

Representatives of the Yard: A Look at Freshmen on the UC

After six months in office, many freshman representatives said that despite cynicism from the student body about the UC’s efficacy, the work of the freshmen on the Council has helped to change students’ perception of the body. From expanded printing to revamped brain break, freshman UC representatives hope small projects will leave a lasting effect on the first year experience.

Undergraduate Council

Berries Sour Debate Over UC Funding

Although often sweet, berries proved more tart at the Undergraduate Council’s Sunday meeting, when the small fruits stirred a large debate over responsible funding and budgetary priorities.

UC Grants Cuts Graph

UC Cuts Funding, Introduces ‘Collaboration Bonus’

Wednesday was a busy night for Undergraduate Council’s Finance Committee. During their meeting, the committee cut grants and created new funding rules for student organizations that collaborate with each other.

MBTA Round-Trip Fare Hikes Graph

After MBTA Fare Hike, UC Augments Transportation Funding

The UC's Finance Committee voted unanimously to increase the maximum transportation subsidy student organizations may receive in response to an increase in fares due to take effect July 1.