2002-2003 Academic Calendar

Summer 2002 | Fall 2002 | Spring 2003 | Degree Calendar |Academic Year Summary
Note on Religious Holidays

Summer 2002
Monday, July 1 Summer Registration
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day – a holiday
Tuesday, July 2 –
Friday, July 26
Summer1 Term inclusive
Monday, July 29 –
Friday, August 16
Summer2 Term inclusive
Friday, August 2 GRADES DUE: Summer1 courses
Friday, August 23 GRADES DUE: Summer2 courses and all summer courses research credits
Fall 2002
Monday, September 2 Labor Day – a holiday
Tuesday, September 3 –
Friday, September 6
Orientation Programs
Tuesday, September 3 Check-in, new students (8:30am-2:30pm)
Friday, September 6 Check-in, returning students (8:30am-2:30pm)
Monday, September 9 Fall Semester and Fall1 term courses begin
Wednesday,
September 11
Deadline: for students to update address information on OASIS
Friday, September 20 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall Semester & Fall1 Term courses
Cross Registration Deadline: Fall Semester & Fall1 Term courses
TAP/Affiliate registration Deadline: Fall Semester & Fall1 Term courses
Final Signed Registration Printouts Due (5:00pm)
Monday, October 14 Columbus Day – a holiday
Friday, October 25 Fall1 Term courses end
Monday, October 28 Fall2 Term courses begin
Friday, November 1 GRADES DUE: Fall1 Term courses
Tuesday, November 5 November Degree Voting Date
Friday, November 8 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall2 Term courses
Cross Registration Deadline: Fall2 Term courses
TAP/Affiliate registration Deadline: Fall2 Term courses
Registration Printouts with Fall2 term changes due (5:00pm)
Monday, November 11 Veteran’s Day observed – a holiday
Thursday, November 28 – Sunday, December 1 Thanksgiving Recess
Friday, December 20  

Fall Semester and Fall2 Term courses end

Saturday, December 21 – Wednesday, January 1 Winter Recess
Wednesday, December 24 (beginning at 12:30 pm) –
Wednesday, January 2
Administrative Offices Closed
Thursday, January 2 WinterSession courses begin
Friday, January 3 GRADES DUE: Fall Semester and Fall2 Term courses
Friday, January 3 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: WinterSession courses
Cross Registration Deadline: WinterSession courses
TAP/Affiliate/Alumni registration Deadline: WinterSession courses
Monday, January 13 Registration for Spring 2003 begins
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – a holiday
Tuesday, January 28 WinterSession courses end
Spring 2003
Monday, February 3 Spring Semester and Spring1 Term courses begin
Friday, February 7 GRADES DUE: WinterSession courses
Friday, February 14 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring Semester & Spring1 Term courses
Cross Registration Deadline: Spring Semester & Spring1 Term courses
TAP/Affiliate/Alumni registration Deadline: Spring Semester & Spring1 Term courses
Final signed Registration printouts due (5:00pm)
Monday, February 17 President’s Day – a holiday
Tuesday, March 11 March Degree Voting Date
Friday, March 21 Spring1 Term courses end
Saturday, March 22 –
Sunday, March 30
Spring Recess
Monday, March 31 Spring2 Term courses begin
Friday, April 4 GRADES DUE: Spring1 Term courses
Friday, April 11 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring2 Term courses
Cross Registration Deadline: Spring2 Term courses
TAP/Affiliate/Alumni registration Deadline: Spring2 Term courses
Registration Printouts with Spring2 term changes due (5:00pm)
Friday, May 23 Spring Semester and Spring2 Term courses end
Monday, May 26 Memorial Day – a holiday
Wednesday, May 28 GRADES DUE: Spring Semester and Spring2 Term courses
Thursday, June 5 Commencement

 

2002-2003 Degree Calendar
For a diploma to be awarded on: Degree applications are due to the Registrar’s Office on: Dissertations are due to the Registrar’s Office on:
November 5, 2002
September 20, 2002
October 11, 2002
March 11, 2003
January 3, 2003
February 3, 2003
June 5, 2003
February 28, 2003
May 16, 2003

 

Academic Year Summary 2002-2003
Summer
Fall
Spring
July 2 – August 16
September 9 – January 28
February 3 – May 23
Summer1 Term Summer2 Term Fall1 Term Fall2 Term WinterSession Spring1Term Spring2 Term
July 2-
July 26
July 29-
August 16
Sept. 9-Oct. 25 Oct. 28-
Dec. 20
January 2-
January 28
February 3-
March 21
March 31-
May 23

 

Religious Holidays
As a matter of policy, law, and commitment, the Harvard School of Public Health does not discriminate against any person on the basis of religion. Any student who is unable, because of his or her religious beliefs, to attend classes or participate in any examination, study or work requirement on a particular day shall be excused from any such examination or requirement, provided that such makeup examination or work shall not create an unreasonable burden upon the School.