Academic Calendar

Tues, Sept. 4

CLASSES/SHOPPING WEEK BEGINS (FALL TERM)

Tues, Sept. 11

By 7 pm: Students e-mail Profs/TAs/TFs to let them know if they accept or decline admission/wait list.Teaching staff can aprove students into their classes using the my.harvard system up until

Wed, Sept. 12 5 pm: College-wide course registration deadline, Crimson Carts submitted

Thurs, Sept. 13

12 pm: Mandatory Budget Request Meeting for senior thesis students, location TBD

Mon, Sept. 24

5 pm: Adviser-aproved thesis budget forms due to Mary Park 

Mon, Oct. 8

HOLIDAY (Indigenous Peoples' Day) - NO CLASSES or class-related screenings

Thurs, Oct.18 Thurs, Oct. 25 

10 am-1 pm: Drop in office hours with Paula Soares for pre-concentrators, CC 102

Thurs, Oct. 25

5 pm: applications to concentrate in VES are submitted to Paula Soares

Mon, Oct 29 – Fri, Nov. 2

First thesis reviews for the class of 2019

Thurs, Nov 8

College-wide concentration declaration deadline

Mon, Nov 12

Holiday (Veterans’ Day) – STAFF HOLIDAY, BUT CLASSES WILL MEET

Wed, Nov 21 – Sun, Nov 25

THANKSGIVING RECESS – NO CLASSES 

Wed, Dec 5

Last day of regular classes, fall term

Thurs, Dec 6 – Tues, Dec 11

Reading Period

Wed, Dec 12 – Thurs, Dec 20

Exam Period

Fri, Dec 21 – Sun, Jan. 27

WINTER RECESS – NO CLASSES 

Spring 2018

Mon, Jan. 28 

CLASSES/SHOPPING WEEK BEGINS (SPRING TERM)

Thurs, Jan 31 

7 pm: VES deadline for admitted students to let teaching staff know if they accept their spot in limited-enrollment courses. Teaching staff can aprove students into their classes using the my.harvard system up until

Fri, Feb. 1

5 pm: College-wide course registration deadline, Crimson Carts submitted

Mon, Feb 18

HOLIDAY (Presidents' Day) – No classes or class-related screenings

Mon, Feb. 25 –  Fri, Mar. 1

Second thesis reviews for the class of 2019

Mon, Mar. 4

Last day to convert from thesis to senior project

Sun, Mar. 16 –Sun, Mar. 24 

SPRING RECESS – NO CLASSES

Fri, Apr. 5

4 pm: Thesis Hand-in, all work on theses ends

Mon,  Apr. 8 –   Fri, Apr. 19

Final Thesis Reviews for the class 2019

Wed, May 1 

Last day of regular classes, spring term 

Thurs, May 2 –Wed, May 8 

Reading Period

Thurs, May 9 – Sun, May 18 

Exam Period

Mon, May 27 

HOLIDAY (Memorial Day)

Thurs, May 30 

Commencement; VES Reception at 4 pm