Five Year Calendar

Fall Semester

Event/Deadline 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20   2020-21  
Check-In deadline for all students Aug. 30 (Tu) Aug. 29 (Tu) Sept. 4 (Tu) Sept. 3 (Tu) Sept. 1 (Tu)
Academic year begins. First meeting of fall term classes. Aug.31 (W)* Aug. 30 (W)* Sept. 5 (W)* Sept. 4 (W)* Sept. 2 (W)*
University Holiday: Labor Day Sept.5 (M) Sept. 4 (M) Sept. 3 (M) Sept. 2 (M) Sept. 7 (M)
Course Registration Deadline Sept.8 (Th) Sept. 7 (Th) Sept. 12 (W) Sept. 11 (W) Sept. 10 (Th)
University Holiday: Columbus Day Oct.10 (M) Oct. 9 (M) Oct. 8 (M) Oct. 14 (M) Oct. 12 (M)
Classes will be held on Veteran's Day. Nov.11 (F) Nov. 10 (F) Nov. 12 (M) Nov. 11 (M) Nov. 11 (M)
Thanksgiving Recess begins Nov. 23 (W) Nov. 22 (W) Nov. 21 (W) Nov. 27 (W) Nov. 25 (W)
Thanksgiving Recess ends Nov. 27 (Su) Nov. 26 (Su) Nov. 25 (Su) Dec. 1 (Su) Nov. 29 (Su)
Last Day of Fall Term Classes Dec. 2 (F) Dec. 1(F) Dec. 5 (W) Dec. 4 (W) Dec. 4 (F)
Fall Reading Period Begins Dec. 3 (Sa) Dec. 2 (Sa) Dec. 6 (Th) Dec. 5 (Th) Dec. 5 (Sa)
Fall Reading Period Ends Dec.9 (F) Dec. 8 (F) Dec. 10 (M) Dec. 9 (M) Dec. 9 (W)
Fall Term Final Examinations Begin Dec. 10 (Sa) Dec. 9 (Sa) Dec. 11 (Tu) Dec. 10 (T) Dec. 10 (Th)
Fall Term Final Examinations End Dec. 20 (Tu) Dec. 19 (Tu) Dec. 20 (Th) Dec. 19 (Th) Dec. 19 (Sa)

College Winter

College: 2015-162016-172017-182018-192019-20
Winter Recess Begins Dec.22 (Tu) Dec. 21 (W) Dec. 20 (W) Dec. 21 (F) Dec. 20 (F)
Limited Opening for Pre-Approved students Jan.4 (M) Jan.2 (M) Jan. 2 (Tu) Jan. 2 (W) Jan. 2 (Th)
Wintersession Begins for Undergraduates choosing to return Jan.15 (F) Jan.13 (F) Jan. 12 (F) Jan. 11 (F) Jan. 10 (F)
Wintersession ends for Undergraduates Jan.24 (Su) Jan.22 (Su) Jan. 21 (Su) Jan. 27 (Su) Jan. 26 (Su)
Winter Recess Ends Jan.24 (Su) Jan. 22 (Su) Jan. 21 (Su) Jan. 27 (Su) Jan. 26 (Su)

Graduate School Winter

Graduate School: 2015-162016-172017-182018-192019-20
Winter Recess Begins Dec.22 (Tu) Dec. 21 (W) Dec. 20 (W) Dec. 21 (F) Dec. 20 (F)
Winter Recess Ends Jan.4 (M) Jan.2 (M) Jan. 2 (Tu) Jan. 2 (W) Jan. 2 (Th)
January @ GSAS Begins Jan.11 (M) Jan.9 (M) Jan. 8 (M) Jan. 14 (M) Jan. 13 (M)
January @ GSAS Ends Jan.22 (F) Jan.20 (F) Jan. 19 (F) Jan. 25 (F) Jan. 24 (F)

Spring Semester

All Students:  2015-162016-172017-182018-192019-20
University Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan.18 (M) Jan.16 (M) Jan. 15 (M) Jan. 21 (M) Jan. 20 (M)
Spring Term begins. First meeting of spring term classes Jan.25 (M) Jan.23 (M) Jan. 22 (M) Jan. 28 (M) Jan. 27 (M)
Course Registration Deadline Jan.29 (F) Jan. 27 (F) Jan. 26 (F) Feb. 1 (F) Jan. 31 (F)
University Holiday: President's Day Feb.15 (M) Feb.20 (M) Feb. 19 (M) Feb. 18 (M) Feb. 17 (M)
Spring Recess begins Mar.12 (Sa) Mar.11 (Sa) Mar. 10 (Sa) Mar. 16 (Sa) Mar. 14 (Sa)
Spring Recess ends Mar.20 (Su) Mar.19 (Su) Mar. 18 (S) Mar. 24 (Su) Mar. 22 (Su)
Last day spring classes April 27 (W) Apr. 26 (W) Apr. 25 (W) May 1 (W) Apr. 29 (W)
Reading Period begins Apr.28 (Th) Apr. 27 (Th) Apr. 26 (Th) May 2 (Th) Apr. 30 (Th)
Spring Reading Period ends May 4 (W) May 3 (W) May 2 (W) May 8 (W) May 6 (W)
Spring Examinations Period begins May 5 (Th) May 4 (Th) May 3 (Th) May 9 (Th) May 7 (Th)
Spring Examination Period ends May 14 (Sa) May 13 (Sa) May 12 (Sa) May 18 (Sa) May 16 (Sa)
Harvard University Commencement May 26 (Th) May 25 (Th) May 24 (Th) May 30 (Th) May 28 (Th)
University holiday: Memorial Day May 30 (M) May 29 (M) May 28 (M) May 27 (M) May 25 (M)
Summer School Begins Jun.20 (M) Jun. 19 (M) Jun. 25 (M) Jun. 24 (M) Jun. 22 (M)
Summer School Ends Aug.5 (F) Aug. 4 (F) Aug. 10 (F) Aug. 9 (F) Aug. 7 (F)

*Classes will follow a Monday Schedule.

Calendar is subject to change.