Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2016–17 Preliminary Dates 

  • Fall term: August 29–December 19, 2016
  • January term: January 3–January 21, 2017
  • Spring term: January 23–May 13, 2017

A full calendar will be online in early June.

Harvard Summer School 2016

  • Seven-week session: June 18–August 6
  • Three-week session I: June 18–July 8
  • Three-week session II: July 10–July 29

Academic Year 2015–16 Calendar

Holiday Calendar 2015–16

Classes and sections for the 2015–16 academic year do not meet on the following dates. Administrative offices are also closed, except on November 25, December 22 to 23, and March 14 to 18. Please note that administrative offices are also closed on November 11 and all Saturdays and Sundays.

September 7, 2015

Labor Day

October 12, 2015

Columbus Day

November 25, 2015 to November 29, 2015

Thanksgiving Break

December 22, 2015 to January 3, 2016

Winter Break

January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 15, 2016

President's Day

March 13, 2016 to March 20, 2016

Spring Break

May 30, 2016

Memorial Day