Membership

The Harvard Club of New York City is a welcoming community which promotes fellowship among its members and reflects the spirit of Harvard University. Whether for business, dining, relaxing, continuing education or networking, the Club is here for you and provides a robust list of amenities, programs, and events to connect you with other members and to share with friends, family, and colleagues.

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Congratulations Class of 2017!

We have a gift for you…

Apply to the Harvard Club of NYC and your dues are waived until June 30th of next year*!  Please select your membership category below and click “Apply Online” to begin the Admissions process. For any questions please contact admissions@hcny.com

*All Class of 2017 graduates who apply are eligible for waiver of dues through June 30, 2018 (including use of the fitness center and $0 Entrance Fee).

Application Process/Timeline
After your application for membership is submitted, you will be invited to attend one of our receptions to interview with members of the Club’s Admissions Committee. Receptions are held multiple times per month. If you are unable to attend a reception we can arrange for you to meet with a delegate in your area. Once this process is completed and your Harvard affiliation is verified, you will be considered for election the following month. The entire admission process from application to election can take up to six weeks. Please contact newmembers@hcny.com with any questions.

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Standard Membership Categories

Resident Membership

$413 - $2,064 More Details
Years since Undergraduate DegreeDues
Less than 4 Years$413
From 4 Years to less than 6$619
From 6 Years to less than 8$929
From 8 Years to less than 10$1,377
10 or more Years$2,064

Dues category is based off your undergraduate degree year – Harvard affiliated or otherwise. Listed dues are annual and do not include taxes.

Gym Membership: Dues for gym membership are not included in the annual dues.

Entrance Fees: There is a onetime entrance fee for all membership categories and is equal to 100% of the full year of dues, subject to a minimum of $150.00. Entrance fees may be paid in 3 installments over 2 years, with the first one-third installment due upon election. The entrance fee is waived for Harvard College undergraduates who join the Club within one year of graduation (i.e. June-May). The admissions process typically takes 1-2 months, so you must apply by May 31st to qualify.

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For those who live or work within the five boroughs of New York City.

Dues do not include an Athletics Membership, which may be obtained separately.

Eligibility Apply Online
Resident Membership

Member has residence, regular place of business or place of employment within the 5 boroughs of New York City

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Suburban Membership

$279 - $1,377 More Details
Years since Undergraduate DegreeDues
Less than 4 Years$279
From 4 Years to less than 6$413
From 6 Years to less than 8$619
From 8 Years to less than 10$929
10 or more Years$1,377

Dues category is based off your undergraduate degree year – Harvard affiliated or otherwise. Listed dues are annual and do not include taxes.

Gym Membership: Dues for gym membership are not included in the annual dues.

Entrance Fees: There is a onetime entrance fee for all membership categories and is equal to 100% of the full year of dues, subject to a minimum of $150.00. Entrance fees may be paid in 3 installments over 2 years, with the first one-third installment due upon election. The entrance fee is waived for Harvard College undergraduates who join the Club within one year of graduation (i.e. June-May). The admissions process typically takes 1-2 months, so you must apply by May 31st to qualify.

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Not a New York City resident but live close to the city? Your membership will fall under the Suburban Membership.

Dues do not include an Athletics Membership, which may be obtained separately.

Eligibility Apply Online
Suburban MEMBERSHIP

Members not within the 5 boroughs of New York City but having a residence, regular place of business or place of employment within a 50-mile radius of the Club.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Non-Resident Membership, East

$186 - $929 More Details
Years since Undergraduate DegreeDues
Less than 4 Years$186
From 4 Years to less than 6$279
From 6 Years to less than 8$413
From 8 Years to less than 10$619
10 or more Years$929

Dues category is based off your undergraduate degree year – Harvard affiliated or otherwise. Listed dues are annual and do not include taxes.

Gym Membership: Dues for gym membership are not included in the annual dues.

Entrance Fees: There is a onetime entrance fee for all membership categories and is equal to 100% of the full year of dues, subject to a minimum of $150.00. Entrance fees may be paid in 3 installments over 2 years, with the first one-third installment due upon election. The entrance fee is waived for Harvard College undergraduates who join the Club within one year of graduation (i.e. June-May). The admissions process typically takes 1-2 months, so you must apply by May 31st to qualify.

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For those who are east of the Mississippi River but not in or near New York City.

Dues do not include an Athletics Membership, which may be obtained separately.

Eligibility Apply Online
Non-RESIDENT East MEMBERSHIP

Members from the east of the Mississippi River but having neither a residence nor a regular place of business or place of employment in New York City or within a 50-mile radius of the Club.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Non-Resident, West and International

$124 - $619 More Details
Years since Undergraduate DegreeDues
Less than 4 Years$124
From 4 Years to less than 6$186
From 6 Years to less than 8$279
From 8 Years to less than 10$413
10 or more Years$619

Dues category is based off your undergraduate degree year – Harvard affiliated or otherwise. Listed dues are annual and do not include taxes.

Gym Membership: Dues for gym membership are not included in the annual dues.

Entrance Fees: There is a onetime entrance fee for all membership categories and is equal to 100% of the full year of dues, subject to a minimum of $150.00. Entrance fees may be paid in 3 installments over 2 years, with the first one-third installment due upon election. The entrance fee is waived for Harvard College undergraduates who join the Club within one year of graduation (i.e. June-May). The admissions process typically takes 1-2 months, so you must apply by May 31st to qualify.

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For those who are west of the Mississippi River or outside the continental United States.

Dues do not include an Athletics Membership, which may be obtained separately.

Eligibility Apply Online
NON-RESIDENT West MEMBERSHIP

Members having a residence, a regular place of business or place of employment to the west of the Mississippi River or outside the continental  United States.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Faculty Membership

$124 - $413 More Details
Years since Undergraduate DegreeDues
Less than 4 Years$0
From 4 Years to less than 6$124
From 6 Years to less than 8$186
From 8 Years to less than 10$279
10 or more Years$413

Dues category is based off your undergraduate degree year – Harvard affiliated or otherwise. Listed dues are annual and do not include taxes.

Gym Membership: Dues for gym membership are not included in the annual dues.

Entrance Fees: There is a onetime entrance fee for all membership categories and is equal to 100% of the full year of dues, subject to a minimum of $150.00. Entrance fees may be paid in 3 installments over 2 years, with the first one-third installment due upon election. The entrance fee is waived for Harvard College undergraduates who join the Club within one year of graduation (i.e. June-May). The admissions process typically takes 1-2 months, so you must apply by May 31st to qualify.

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Membership options for officers and faculty members of Harvard University.

Dues do not include an Athletics Membership, which may be obtained separately.

Eligibility Apply Online
Faculty MEMBERSHIP

Must be a full time faculty member or officer of Harvard University.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Special Membership Categories

Spousal Membership

Enjoy membership at 50% as a Harvard Grad and spouse of a member.

Eligibility Apply Online
Spousal Membership

Eligible if the spouse of the member applying for membership is also a Harvard Graduate.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Signing Privileges

For spouses or life partners of Members who have not attended Harvard need to get signing privileges, for 50% of the annual dues for the applicable category in effect.

Eligibility Apply Online
Signing Privileges

Eligible if the spouse of the member applying for membership is not a Harvard Graduate. Please use the Signing Privileges form – not the standard application form for applying.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Widows' and Widowers' Privileges

Membership options for spouses of members who have passed away at 50% of the applicable category.

Eligibility Apply Online
Widows’ and Widowers’ Privileges

These privileges may be requested upon the death of an active Member if they did not previously hold such privilege

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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Joint Membership

Members of the Harvard Club of Boston may enjoy a joint membership with the Harvard Club of NYC at a reduced rate. Please contact Admissions Office for additional details.

Eligibility Apply Online
Joint Membership

Must be an active member of the Harvard Club of Boston.

General Eligibility

In general, a person is eligible for regular membership if they have received a degree from Harvard University. They are also eligible if they are, or have been:

  • A tenured member of the faculty of Harvard University.
  • A faculty member or officer or other holder of a University appointment for at least one full academic year.
  • A member of any Board or Committee of the University.
  • A student in good standing in any department of the University for at least one full academic year (with the exception that no current student in any department of the University shall be eligible unless they’ve already received a degree from the University).
  • A person who has completed an academic program of a graduate department of the University (defined by the University as of June 1, 2004 as qualifying a program participant as an alumnus or alumna for purposes of inclusion in the Harvard Alumni).
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