Academic Calendar

2013
June 3 Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics begins
July 1 Summer Check-in/Orientation
July 2 Summer Program in Clinical Effectiveness and Summer Session for Public Health Studies begin
July 4 Independence Day, a holiday (observed) 
July 2-26 Summer 1 term
July 29-August 16 Summer 2 term
August 21–27 Professional Communication Seminar
August 26 Fall Semester Check-in for New Students
August 26–30 Orientation for New Students
September 2 Labor Day, a holiday
September 3 Fall semester and Fall 1 term begin
October 14 Columbus Day, a holiday
October 25 Fall 1 term ends
October 28 Fall 2 term begins
November 11 Veterans’ Day, a holiday
November 27-29 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 20 Fall semester and Fall 2 term end
December 23-31 Winter recess

2014
January 2 WinterSession* begins
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, a holiday
January 24 WinterSession ends
January 27 Spring semester and Spring 1 term begin
February 15 Final deadline for application to the SM in health care management program
February 17 Presidents’ Day, a holiday
March 14 Spring 1 term ends
March 17-21 Spring recess
March 24 Spring 2 term begins
May 16 Spring semester and Spring 2 term end
May 39 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://www.hsph.harvard.edu/registrar/winter-session/

See related: Registrar’s Office Academic Calendar