Calendars

Key dates and deadlines for Harvard College, GSAS, and the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).

 Academic Calendar - Past Events

Calendar events that have already occurred in the last year.

Past Events for Harvard College

 You are viewing Harvard College academic dates and deadlines that have already passed. 

 

Past Events for GSAS

 You are viewing GSAS academic dates and deadlines that have already passed.

 

Past Events for TAP

 You are viewing TAP academic dates and deadlines that have already passed.

 

2022-2023 Academic Calendar - Upcoming Events

Calendar events for the current academic year from today going forward. There is an option on each calendar to print the whole academic year as a list.

Upcoming Events for Harvard College

Upcoming Events for GSAS

Upcoming Events for TAP

 

FAS Multi-Year Academic Calendar

Multi-year calendar for major events occurring last year, this year and two years ahead.

Fall Semester

FALL SEMESTER EVENTS FOR COLLEGE AND GSAS

Tentative Dates: Please note that all dates below are tentative and subject to change.

Note: The start of term for continuing GSAS students is July 1st.

Event 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Check-In Deadline for All Students Aug. 17 (M) Aug. 16 (M) Aug. 17 (W) Aug. 21 (M)
Course Registration begins (enroll in courses) Aug. 17 (M) Aug. 16 (M) Aug. 17 (W) Aug. 21 (M)
Course Registration Deadline Aug. 26 (W) Aug. 27 (Th) Aug. 26 (F) Aug. 30 (W)
Academic Year Begins - First meeting of fall term classes. Sept. 2 (W*) Sept. 1 (W*) Aug. 31 (W*) Sept. 5 (Tu)
University Holiday: Labor Day Sept. 7 (M) Sept. 6 (M) Sept. 5 (M) Sept. 4 (M)
University Holiday: Indigenous People's Day (City of Cambridge) Oct. 12 (M) Oct. 11 (M) Oct. 10 (M) Oct. 9 (M)
Veteran's Day - Classes are held Nov. 11 (W) Nov. 11 (Th) Nov. 11 (F) Nov. 10 (F)
University Holiday: Thanksgiving Recess Begins Nov. 25 (W) Nov. 24 (W) Nov. 23 (W) Nov. 22 (W)
University Holiday: Thanksgiving Recess Ends Nov. 29 (Su) Nov. 28 (Su) Nov. 27 (Su) Nov. 26 (Su)
Last Day of Fall Term Classes Dec. 3 (Th) Dec. 2 (Th) Dec. 1 (Th) Dec. 5 (Tu)
Fall Reading Period Begins Dec. 4 (F) Dec. 3 (F) Dec. 2 (F) Dec. 6 (W)
Fall Reading Period Ends Dec. 9 (W) Dec. 8 (W) Dec. 7 (W) Dec. 10 (Su)
Fall Term Final Examinations Begin Dec. 10 (Th) Dec. 9 (Th) Dec. 8 (Th) Dec. 11 (M)
Fall Term Final Examinations End Dec. 19 (Sa) Dec. 18 (Sa) Dec. 17 (Sa) Dec. 20 (W)

* Indicates classes will follow a Monday Schedule.

College Winter

HARVARD COLLEGE WINTER 


Tentative Dates: Please note that all dates below are tentative and subject to change.

Event 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Winter Recess Begins Dec. 20 (Su) Dec. 19 (Su) Dec. 18 (Su) Dec. 21 (Th)
Limited Opening for Pre-Approved Students Jan. 4 (M) Jan. 3 (M) Jan. 3 (Tu) Jan. 2 (Tu)
Wintersession Begins for Undergraduates Choosing to Return Jan. 15 (F) Jan. 14 (F) Jan. 13 (F) Jan. 12 (F)
Wintersession Ends for Undergraduates Jan. 24 (Su) Jan. 23 (Su) Jan. 22 (Su) Jan. 21 (Su)
Winter Recess Ends Jan. 24 (Su) Jan. 23 (Su) Jan. 22 (Su) Jan. 21 (Su)

GSAS Winter

FAS GRADUATE SCHOOL WINTER


Tentative Dates: Please note that all dates below are tentative and subject to change.

Event 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Winter Recess Begins Dec. 20 (Su) Dec. 19 (Su) Dec. 18 (Su) Dec. 21 (Th)
Winter Recess Ends Jan. 4 (M) Jan. 3 (M) Jan. 3 (Tu) Jan. 2 (Tu)
January @GSAS Begins Jan. 11 (M) Jan. 10 (M) Jan. 9 (M) Jan. 8 (M)
January @GSAS Ends Jan. 22 (F) Jan. 21 (F) Jan. 20 (F) Jan. 19 (F)

Spring Semester

SPRING SEMESTER EVENTS FOR COLLEGE AND GSAS


Tentative Dates: Please note that all dates below are tentative and subject to change.

Event 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Check-In Deadline for All Students Jan. 13 (W) Jan. 12 (W) Jan. 11 (W) TBD
Course Registration begins (enroll in courses) Jan. 13 (W) Jan. 12 (W) Jan. 11 (W) TBD
University Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan.18 (M) Jan. 17 (M) Jan. 16 (M) Jan. 15 (M)
Course Registration Deadline Jan. 21 (Th) Jan. 20 (Th) Jan. 19 (Th) TBD
Spring Term Begins - First meeting of spring term classes. Jan. 25 (M) Jan. 24 (M) Jan. 23 (M) Jan. 22 (M)
University Holiday: President's Day Feb. 15 (M) Feb. 21 (M) Feb. 20 (M) Feb. 19 (M)
Spring Recess Begins Wellness days Mar. 12 (Sa) Mar. 11 (Sa) Mar. 9 (Sa)
Spring Recess Ends Wellness days Mar. 20 (Su) Mar. 19 (Su) Mar. 17 (Su)
Last Day Spring Classes Apr. 28 (W) Apr. 27 (W) Apr. 26 (W) Apr. 24 (W)
Reading Period Begins Apr. 29 (Th) Apr. 28 (Th) Apr. 27 (Th) Apr. 25 (Th)
Reading Period Ends May 5 (W) May 4 (W) May 3 (W) May 1 (W)
Spring Term Final Examinations Begin May 6 (Th) May 5 (Th) May 4 (Th) May 2 (Th)
Spring Term Final Examinations End May 15 (Sa) May 14 (Sa) May 13 (Sa) May 11 (Sa)
Harvard University Commencement May 27 (Th) May 26 (Th) May 25 (Th)  May 23 (Th)
University Holiday: Memorial Day May 31 (M) May 30 (M) May 29 (M) May 27 (M)
University Holiday: Juneteenth Jun. 18 (F) Jun. 20 (M) Jun. 19 (M) Jun. 19 (W)
Summer School Begins Jun. 21 (M) Jun. 21 (Tu) TBD TBD
University Holiday: Independence Day Jul. 5 (M) Jul. 4 (M) Jul. 4 (Tu) Jul. 4 (Th)
Summer School Ends Aug. 6 (F) Aug. 5 (F) TBD TBD

 

Ten-Year Academic Calendar

Ten-Year Academic Calendar.  Downloadable file, ignore password request and click on Read Only to open. Current year is indicated in blue font.