Secondary School Program (SSP)
June 20–August 8, 2015
The dates in this calendar apply to Secondary School Program applicants and admitted students.
|Application period begins
With a $50 nonrefundable application fee
|Monday, December 15|
|Admission period begins||mid-January|
|Course registration begins for admitted students
Requires payment of $200 deposit; register early for best choice of courses
|Monday, March 2|
|Housing request period begins for admitted residential students
Request housing online. Housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
|Monday, March 2|
| Last day to complete the Secondary School Program application
Once admitted, you must complete the I-20 certificate requirements to live on campus.
|Monday, April 13|
|Last day to complete I-20 certificate requirements||Monday, May 4|
|Domestic students (US citizens and permanent residents):|
| If applying for financial aid, last day to complete the SSP
|Monday, March 23|
|Financial aid application must be completed by||Monday, March 23|
|SSP financial aid scholarship awarded by||Monday, April 13|
|If not applying for financial aid, last day to complete the SSP application||Monday, May 4|
|Course registration and full payment deadline
Admission period ends. Students who have not registered for classes, paid in full, and (if living on campus) submitted a housing request are withdrawn from the program.
|Monday, May 18|
|Last day to complete housing request (pending availability)||Monday, May 18|
|Housing cancellation deadline for full refund||Monday, May 18|
|Last day to cancel housing for refund less the $1,160 fee||Wednesday, June 24|
|Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only||after Wednesday, June 24|
|Disability services request deadline||Monday, May 18|
|Immunization requirement deadline
If you are living on campus or attending Summer School while on any kind of visa
|Friday, May 22|
|ID card photo upload deadline||Friday, May 22|
|Monday, May 25|
Residence buildings open; resident students move in; all students check in
|Saturday, June 20–Sunday, June 21|
|Orientation meetings for residential and commuting students||Sunday, June 21|
Begin attending classes on this date (or participate in distance classes if admitted as a distance student).
|Monday, June 22|
|Course changes deadline
Requires Secondary School Program approval after Friday, June 19
|Wednesday, June 24|
|Health insurance waiver deadline||Wednesday, June 24|
|Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:|
|Last day to drop courses for 100% refund||Wednesday, June 24|
|Last day to drop courses for 50% refund||Wednesday, July 1|
| Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
|Thursday, July 23|
|Independence Day observed
No classes; offices closed
|Friday, July 3|
Classes may continue to meet during the exam period.
|Monday, August 3–Friday, August 7|
|Summer School ends
You may leave campus after your last academic commitment (class, assignment, or exam).
|Friday, August 7|
|Residence buildings close at noon||Saturday, August 8|
|Grades available online||Wednesday, August 19|
|Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date
|Friday, September 4|
All deadlines are the dates by which materials must be submitted online or received at 51 Brattle Street.
Harvard Summer School offices at 51 Brattle Street are open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm Eastern time. Enrollment Services and the Registrar’s Office are open 9 am to 6 pm Eastern time on Monday, June 22, through Wednesday, June 24.