The Admission Response Deadline is Approaching

The Admission Response Deadline is Approaching

Over the last month, we’ve enjoyed engaging with admitted

students. We’ve hosted dozens of virtual sessions with staff, students,

faculty, and alums to introduce new admits to the HKS community. We’ve held

one-on-one meetings to advise admitted applicants on next steps for enrolling

and financing their HKS education. And now it’s time for admitted students to

make the final decision about joining the HKS community.  

If you are an admitted applicant who has not yet responded to our offer of


You must complete the Admission Response Form and submit

your enrollment deposit by Friday, April 29, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET. You can

find this form on your New

Admit Portal under the Enrollment Checklist. This form will close after the

response deadline, so please respond in advance of the deadline.

If you are an admitted applicant who has already

accepted our offer of admission…

Welcome to HKS! We are thrilled that you have decided to

join us. We encourage you to pay close attention to the Enrollment Checklist on

your New Admit Portal.

You’ll find important to-dos, such as completing the financial certification process

(international students only), submitting immunization documentation to Harvard

University Health Services, having official transcripts sent to us from

previous institutions you have attended, and more. The Office of Admissions

& Financial Aid and your program team will be in frequent communication

with you throughout the coming weeks and months as you prepare for arrival on


If you are still deciding…

We sincerely hope that you join us. There is no better time

to “ask what you can do” and no better institution to help you realize your

potential than Harvard Kennedy School. Regardless of whether or not you choose to

enroll at HKS, we wish you joy and success in all your future endeavors. We

know you will make an impact no matter where life takes you.