Housing and Services


A limited number of single occupancy rooms are available on campus. The cost per room for the length of the program is $2,400. Meals and miscellaneous costs are not included.

Health Services

Students may use Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) for urgent care on a fee-for-service basis or visit a local hospital, such as Cambridge Hospital, for emergency services. Design Discovery students are required to have health insurance that covers major illnesses and accidents within the United States. Proof of insurance is required or travel insurance can be purchased through the program.

Athletic Facilities

Access to Harvard athletic facilities is available for an additional fee of $150. Athletic passes must be purchased in advance. Please contact the Design Discovery Program Administrator, Kelly Teixeira Wisnaskas, for additional information.