2006-2007 Academic Calendar

Summer 2006 | Fall 2006 | Spring 2007 | Degree Calendar |Academic Year Summary
Note on Religious Holidays

 

Summer 2006
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day – a holiday
Wednesday, July 5 Summer Registration
Wednesday, July 5 – Friday, July 28 Summer1 Term inclusive
Monday, July 31 -
Friday, August 18
Summer2 Term inclusive
Friday, August 4 GRADES DUE: Summer1 courses
Sunday, August 20 – Tuesday, August 29 Professional Communication Seminar
Friday, August 25 GRADES DUE: Summer2 courses and all summer courses research credits
Fall 2006
Tuesday, August 29 Check-in, new students
Tuesday, August 29 – Friday, September 1 Orientation Programs
Monday, September 4 Labor Day – a holiday
Tuesday, September 5 Check-in, returning students
Tuesday, September 5 Fall Semester and Fall1 term courses begin
Friday, September 8 Deadline: for students to update address information on OASIS
Friday, September 8 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall Semester & Fall1 Term courses for Cross-Registration and TAP/Affiliate students
Friday, September 15 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall Semester & Fall1 Term courses for HSPH degree students
Final Signed Registration Printouts Due (5:00pm)
Friday, September 29 Withdrawal Deadline: Fall1 Term Courses*
Monday, October 9 Columbus Day – a holiday
Friday, October 27 Fall1 Term courses end
Monday, October 30 Fall2 Term courses begin
Friday, November 3 GRADES DUE: Fall1 Term courses
Friday, November 3 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall2 Term courses for Cross-Registration and TAP/Affiliate students
Tuesday, November 7 November Degree Voting Date
Thursday, November 9 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Fall2 Term courses for HSPH degree students
Final Signed Registration Printouts Due (5:00pm)
Friday, November 10 Veterans’ Day Observed – a holiday
Friday, November 17 Withdrawal Deadline:Fall Semester courses*
Wednesday, November 22 Withdrawal Deadline: Fall2 Term courses*
Thursday, November 23 – Friday, November 24 Thanksgiving Recess
Thursday, December 7 Registration for Spring 2006 begins. This includes registration for WinterSession courses which are part of the spring semester.
Friday, December 22 Fall Semester and Fall2 Term courses end
Monday, December 25 – Friday, December 29 Winter Recess
Spring 2007
Monday, January 1 New Year’s Day – a holiday
Tuesday, January 2 WinterSession courses begin
Add Deadline: WinterSession courses for HSPH, Cross-Registration and TAP/Affiliate students
Friday, January 5 GRADES DUE: Fall Semester and Fall2 Term courses
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – a holiday
Thursday, January 25 WinterSession courses end
Monday, January 29 Spring Semester and Spring1 Term courses begin
Friday, February 2 GRADES DUE: WinterSession courses
Friday, February 2 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring Semester & Spring1 Term courses for Cross-Registration and TAP/Affiliate students
Friday, February 9 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring Semester & Spring1 Term courses for HSPH degree students
Final Signed Registration Printouts Due (5:00pm)
Monday, February 19 Presidents’ Day – a holiday
Friday, February 23 Withdrawal Deadline: Spring1 term courses*
Tuesday, March 6 March Degree Voting Date
Friday, March 23 Spring1 Term courses end
Monday, March 26 – Friday, March 30 Spring Recess
Friday, March 30 GRADES DUE: Spring1 Term courses
Monday, April 2 Spring2 Term courses begin
Friday, April 6 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring2 Term courses for Cross-Registration and TAP/Affiliate students
Friday, April 13 Add/Drop/Change Deadline: Spring2 Term courses for HSPH degree students
Final Signed Registration Printouts Due (5:00pm)
Friday, April 27 Withdrawal Deadline: Spring Semester and Spring2 Term courses*
Friday, May 18 Spring Semester and Spring2 Term courses end
Wednesday, May 23 GRADES DUE: Spring Semester and Spring2 Term courses
Monday, May 28 Memorial Day – a holiday
Monday, June 4 June Degree Voting Date
Thursday, June 7 Commencement

*The notation WD will be permanently noted in the student’s academic record.

2006-2007 Degree Calendar
For a diploma to be awarded in: Degree applications are due to the Registrar’s Office on: Dissertations are due to the Registrar’s Office on:
November 2006
September 15, 2006
October 6, 2006
March 2007
January 5, 2007
January 26, 2007
June 2007
February 23, 2007
May 2, 2007

 

Academic Year Summary 2006-2007
Summer
Fall
Spring
July 5 – August 18
September 5 – December 22
January 2 – May 18
Summer1 Term Summer2 Term Fall1 Term Fall2 Term WinterSession Spring1 Term Spring2 Term
July 5 -
July 28
July 31 -
August 18
Sept. 5-Oct. 27 Oct. 30-
Dec. 22
January 2 -
January 25
January 29 -
March 23
April 2 – May 18

 

Religious Holidays
According to Chapter 151c, Section 2B, of the General Laws of Massachusetts, any student in an educational or vocational training institution, other than a religious or denominational training institution, who is unable, because of his or her religious beliefs, to attend classes or to participate in any examination, study, or work requirement on a particular day shall be excused from any such examination or requirement which he or she may have missed because of such absence on any particular day, provided that such makeup examination or work shall not create an unreasonable burden upon the school. No fees of any kind shall be charged by the institution for making such opportunity available to the student, and no adverse or prejudicial effect shall result to any student for availing himself or herself of these provisions.