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Pre-College Program Calendar

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Check back in January, when we'll post updated information and the general course listings for 2018. If you join our email list, we'll contact you when the information is live.

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Stay on top of important application and registration dates for the Pre-College Program. Visit the Admissions and Program Cost pages for more detailed information about application, financial aid, and registration policies.

Important dates for applicants

All times are eastern time.

Online application available
See admissions for required application materials.

mid-December

Financial aid application available
See program cost for financial aid eligibility requirements.

mid-December

Early application deadline
Submit your application by this date to receive a decision before course registration begins.

Thursday, February 1, 5 pm

Financial aid application deadline

Thursday, February 1, 5 pm

Financial aid award decisions

Tuesday, February 20, 5 pm

Application deadline

Monday, May 7,
or earlier if all course waitlists are full

Important dates for admitted students

All times are eastern time.

  Session I
June 24–July 6*

Session II
July 8–July 20

Session III
July 22–August 3
Course registration opens Monday, February 26, 9 am
Course registration deadline for financial aid recipients
Your award will be rescinded if you are not registered for courses by this date.
Thursday, March 15
Course registration and program payment deadline Monday, April 16
Last day to change a course online Monday, April 16
Last day to drop a course for 100% refund of the program fee Monday, April 16
Accessibility services request deadline (if applicable) Monday, April 16
Health insurance waiver deadline Monday, May 21
Immunization requirement deadline Friday, May 25
ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 25
Last day to request a course change
Pre-College staff approval required.
Friday, June 15, 5 pm Friday, June 29, 5 pm Friday, July 13, 5 pm
Last day to drop a course for 50% refund of the program fee Friday, June 15, 5 pm Friday, June 29, 5 pm Friday, July 13, 5 pm
Residence hall check-in (followed by program orientation) Sunday, June 24, 1–3 pm Sunday, July 8, 1–3 pm Sunday, July 22, 1–3 pm
Pre-College course schedule
Students need to attend every class in its entirety to receive a passing grade of "Met All Requirements" (AR).
Monday, June 25–Friday, July 6 Monday, July 9–Friday, July 20 Monday, July 23–Friday, August 3
Residence hall check-out
Students may check out following their last class.
Friday, July 6, by 7:30 pm Friday, July 20, by 7:30 pm Friday, August 3, by 7:30 pm
Last day to withdraw from course for no refund and a WN grade Tuesday, July 3 Wednesday, July 18 Wednesday, August 1
Grades available online
Faculty evaluations will be available approximately six weeks after each session.
Tuesday, July 17 Tuesday, July 31 Tuesday, August 14

*There will be no classes held on Independence Day, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

All deadlines are the dates by which materials must be submitted online or received at 51 Brattle Street.

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