About Us Visit Us Allston Campus Photos & Videos Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) 114 Western Avenue Main navigation In About Us Directory School Overview Leadership Letter from the Dean Standing Committees Mission & Vision Administration Overview Accreditation Engineering Sciences, SB Electrical Engineering, SB Mechanical Engineering, SB Timeline Visit Us Tours Virtual Tour Allston Allston Updates & FAQs Science & Engineering Complex SEC Library 114 Western Avenue Transportation Parking in Allston Shuttle & Van Service MBTA Bus Transportation Pedestrian Transportation Bicycle Transportation Dining in Allston Campus Connectivity Tools Allston Campus Photos & Videos Allston Campus in the News Child Care on the Allston Campus Sustainability Cambridge Parking Accessible Parking/Building Entrances Accessibility at SEAS Classroom/Meeting Room Accessibility Lactation Rooms Restrooms Employment & Jobs Information For A peek inside the SEC Harvard’s much-anticipated Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston is complete. The SEC is home to a portion of Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Labs are setting up (some are already operational), furniture has been moved in, and offices are being transitioned. Assuming continued progress in controlling the virus, it will be open to students in the Fall of 2021. Take a look inside the new SEC – one of the most innovative, healthiest and energy-efficient buildings in the world! SEC Progress Video (3:46) An overview of the upcoming Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston. SEC Progress Video (7:20) An overview of the upcoming Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) in Allston. Harvard in Allston The expanded Allston campus will provide opportunities for collaboration across Greater Boston, which is a world leader in the life sciences, medical science, and technology industries. The University’s investment in Allston reflects rising student and faculty activity in science and engineering. The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) is the fastest-growing school at Harvard. The cornerstone of Harvard’s new innovation cluster will be the Science and Engineering Complex, a state-of-the-art teaching and research facility featuring active-learning classrooms, advanced machine shops and fabrication facilities, and laboratory space for faculty and student research. Work is now underway and the facility is expected to open in 2020. Allston Video The SEAS expansion will be a collaborative and transformative space in the Harvard and Allston communities. Hear from SEC architect Stefan Behnisch and SEAS dean Frank Doyle about how the new building will host transdiscplinary research and grow the innovative Harvard initiatives within Allston.