Registration & Enrollment

2016 Oct 25

Last day to drop a Fall GSAS course

(All day)

  • Last day to drop a fall course. To withdraw from a fall course after this date an approved Petition to Withdraw must be submitted to the GSAS Office of Student Affairs, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center. A grade of “WD” will be notated on the student’s transcript for course if Petition is approved.
2016 Oct 17

Last day for graduate students to add or change SAT/UNS

(All day)

  • Last day for graduate students to add or change SAT/UNS grading option for designated language courses. After this date a petition to add must be completed and returned to the GSAS Student Affairs Office, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center.
2016 Oct 17

GSAS Last day to add (or enroll in) fall courses

(All day)

  • Last day to add (or enroll in) fall courses. After this date students may add (or enroll for) units of TIME only. To add a course after this date an approved Petition to Add must be submitted to the GSAS Student Affairs Office, Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center
2016 Oct 07

Term Bill Adjustment

(All day)

  • Fall tuition charge and fall Student Health Fee and Student Health Insurance Plan will be removed from the termbills of students who are not enrolled in courses for the fall term by this date. Students who are not enrolled in courses for the fall term by this date will enter Lapsed Registration status as outlined in Chapter V, Lapsed Registration.
2016 Sep 09

GSAS program withdrawal deadline

(All day)

Last day on which GSAS student may withdraw from their program and cancel registration for the fall term without payment of tuition. Students withdrawing after this date will be charged tuition pursuant to calendar in Chapter VIII, Tuition Associated with Mid-Term Withdrawal.

2017 Mar 06

SEVENTH MONDAY

(All day)

Last day upon which students may withdraw from a spring term course. Last day upon which students may withdraw from a year-long course. A notation of WD will be permanently recorded on the transcript. After this date students are responsible for all courses in which they are enrolled.

2017 Feb 21

FIFTH MONDAY

(All day)

Because of the University holiday, the Fifth Monday deadline will be Tuesday, February 21.

  • Last day upon which a course may be dropped from or added to a student’s record with a fee. No course may be changed from letter-graded to Pass/Fail or from Pass/Fail to letter-graded status for the spring term after this date.
  • Last day upon which students may petition to divide a year-long indivisible course with approval.
  • Students leaving the College by this date are charged one Read more about FIFTH MONDAY
2017 Feb 06

Undergraduate Add/Drop Deadline without a fee

(All day)

  • Last day upon which undergraduates may drop or add any course without a fee. (Deadline to drop or add a course with a fee is FIFTH MONDAY, February 21.)
  • Deadline to submit a fall term Inter-House Transfer Application (Round 1).
  • Deadline to submit a Returning Student Housing Application for fall housing if you were not living in student housing during the fall term. The Returning Student Housing Application Read more about Undergraduate Add/Drop Deadline without a fee
2017 Jan 27

COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

(All day)

  • All students must submit enrollments for their minimum course load – typically four courses - on my.harvard. Students who do not submit enrollments by this time will be charged a fee. 
  • After this date students must obtain permission from all instructors to enroll in courses.
  • Last day upon which undergraduates may check-in/register late for the spring term in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
  • Last day upon which undergraduates may cancel their check-in/registration for the spring term without payment of tuition. Read more about COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE
2017 Jan 23

Spring term begins

(All day)

  • Spring term begins. First meeting of classes.
  • 11:59 p.m. Deadline for all GSAS students including Special Students and Visiting Fellows to check-in online for the spring term. Students who fail to check-in will be charged a late fee of $50 plus an additional $5 for each week thereafter.

    March and May degree candidates who have not yet submitted dissertation must check-in online.

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