Non-Degree Academic Year 2016-2017 Deadlines

General Term Dates

Fall Term: August 29 – December 16, 2016
Fall 1 (Part of Term): August 29 – October 21, 2016
Fall 2 (Part of Term): October 24 – December 16, 2016
Winter Session: January 3 – January 20, 2017
Spring Term: January 23 – May 12, 2017
Spring 1 (Part of Term): January 23 – March 11, 2017
Spring 2 (Part of Term): March 20 – May 12, 2017

Specific Term Deadlines

FALL & FALL 1

August 10 at 12 PM EST: Non-Degree Step 1 Application Opens
August 19 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree Step 1 Due
August 29: Courses Begin
September 9 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree STEP 2 Due
September 9 at 5 PM EST: Add/Drop/Change Deadline

September 23 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline for Fall 1
October 21: Fall 1 Classes End
November 18 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline for Fall (full semester)
December 16: Fall Semester Courses End

 FALL 2

October 5 at 12 PM EST: Non-Degree STEP 1 Application Opens
October 14 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree STEP 1 Application Due
October 24: Fall 2 Courses Begin
October 28 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree STEP 2 Due
October 28 at 5 PM EST: Add/Drop/Change Deadline
November 18 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline
December 16: Courses End

WINTER SESSION (Considered Part of Spring Semester)

December 7 at 12 PM EST: Non-Harvard STEP 1 Application Opens
December 16 at 5 PM EST: Non-Harvard STEP 1 Application Due
January 3 (24 hours after 1st class) at 5 PM EST: Non-Harvard Cross-Registration Closes 
January 3 (24 hours after 1st class) at 5 PM EST: Add/Drop/Change Deadline
January 20: Courses End

SPRING & SPRING 1

January 4 at 12 PM EST: Non-Degree Step 1 Application Opens
January 13 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree Step 1 Due
January 23: Courses Begin
February 3 at 5 PM EST: Non-Degree Step 2 Due
February 3 at 5 PM EST: Add/Drop/Change Deadline
February 17 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline for Spring 1
March 10: Spring 1 Courses End
April 7 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline for Spring (full semester)
May 12: Spring Courses End

SPRING 2

March 1 at 12 PM EST: Step 1 Application Opens
March 10 at 5 PM EST
Step 1 Due
March 20: Courses Begin
March 24 at 5 PM EST: Step 2 Materials Due
March 24 at 5 PM EST: Add/Drop/Change Deadline
April 7 at 5 PM EST: Withdrawal Deadline
May 12: Courses End