The First-Year Arts Program (FAP) is looking for new Proctors!

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The First-Year Arts Program (FAP) is looking for new Proctors!

If you are passionate about the arts, and love mentoring the next generation of Harvard students, we would love for you to apply!  FAP is one of the six Pre-Orientation Programs that seek to welcome in the incoming First-Years to campus through common interests and experiences.  FAP seeks to:

  • Build community
  • Acclimate students to life at Harvard
  • Showcase artmaking opportunities at Harvard
  • Encourage exploration of identity and personal narrative through art
  • Engage with faculty, staff, local, and alumni artists


To apply, please click HERE.  If you have questions about Proctoring or anything else, please email FAP Director Dana Knox.


  • Application Deadline: Friday, Feb. 19 at noon EST
  • Interviews: Sat, Feb. 27, between 10am and 6pm EST
  • You must be ENROLLED for Spring 2021 to be eligible to apply.
  • Planning will begin in mid-March.
  • FAP may either be a 2-3 week virtual program in early Aug, or a 1 week intensive just prior to Orientation at the end of August.



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First-Year Arts Program (FAP)

Harvard College Dean of Students Office

1 Oxford Street

University Hall, Ground Floor South Suite

Cambridge, MA 02138