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FAQs

Food

Where can I purchase groceries?

There are several grocery stores within walking distance of Currier House. Star Market is located in the Porter Square Shopping Center at 49 White Street. There is a CVS Pharmacy located in Porter Square Shopping Center, as well as a CVS in Harvard Square. Both have a small food section.

Is food included in the tuition?

Yes, the price of food is included in the tuition. Lunch and dinner will be covered each day of the workshop for every student. Residential students will also be provided with breakfast. 

What type of food will be served?

In keeping with our Healthy Debater Initiative, the Workshop offers a wide variety of healthy food choices. Breakfast and lunch will be catered through local restaurants or University Dining Services and include vegetarian and vegan options at each meal. Fresh fruit and vegetables are always available.  In addition, all students will receive an American Express gift card to cover meals not provided by the Workshop for use at restaurants in Harvard Square or other restaurants within the Workshop boundaries.  This is a non-reloading, non-replaceable gift card.
If you have food allergies, special food needs or any type of dietary restrictions, please be sure to include this on your application through the Student Portal as well as on the forms to be mailed in. Consider kosher, halal, gluten free, etc.

When does meal service begin?

Meal service begins with dinner on the arrival date.