Academic Calendar

2014
June 2 Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics begins
July 1 Summer Check-in/Orientation
July 2 Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness, Summer Session for Public Health Studies, and DrPH begin
July 4 Independence Day, a holiday 
July 2-25 Summer 1 term
July 28-August 15 Summer 2 term
August 17-23 Professional Communication Seminar
August 25 Fall Semester Check-in for New Students
August 25-29 Orientation for New Students
September 1 Labor Day, a holiday
September 2 Fall semester and Fall 1 term begin
October 13 Columbus Day, a holiday
October 24 Fall 1 term ends
October 27 Fall 2 term begins
November 11 Veterans’ Day, a holiday
November 26-28 Thanksgiving recess
December 15 Final deadline for application to most degree programs and deadline for application to SM in health care management program in the priority admission cycle.
December 19 Fall semester and Fall 2 term end
December 22-31 Winter recess

2015
January 5 WinterSession* begins
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, a holiday
January 23 WinterSession ends
January 26 Spring semester and Spring 1 term begin
February 15 Final deadline for application to the SM in health care management program
February 16 Presidents’ Day, a holiday
March 13 Spring 1 term ends
March 16-20 Spring recess
March 23 Spring 2 term begins
May 15 Spring semester and Spring 2 term end
May 28 Commencement

*WinterSession is a special academic term at HSPH offering opportunities for creativity and innovation in learning and teaching. Credit and noncredit courses and activities for WinterSession, as well as relevant school and departmental policies, are listed at the following website: http://hsph.harvard.edu/administrative-offices/registrar/winter-session.

See related: Registrar’s Office Academic Calendar