About the Harvard Bridge Program

The Harvard Bridge Program is an education and training program open to all Harvard University staff and faculty. Participants can select from a wide range of classes and services to meet their individual needs. Classes are on campus before, during and after work hours.

The program meets the needs of learners at all levels.

Classes include:

  • Academic Writing
  • Advanced Pronunciation
  • Business Writing
  • Career Exploration
  • College Preparation
  • Computer Skills
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • High School Diploma Preparation
  • Office Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Speaking and Listening
  • TOEFL Preparation

Bridge students may also request one-on-one tutorial sessions, including citizenship preparation.  Career development services include individual counseling, professional internships, and job shadowing opportunities.

The Bridge Resource Center

Bridge students can receive individual or small-group tutoring in the Bridge Resource Center for all Bridge subjects.

The Resource Center library includes textbooks, information on career exploration, tutoring techniques, college preparation and application and test preparation. The Center's computer lab offers English vocabulary and pronunciation software, online typing tutorials and internet access.

Bridge students use the Resource Center as a place to work independently and complete assignments. The Resource Center is open from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm.