Calendars for Harvard Summer School

General Calendar
Secondary School Program
  • Harvard Summer School General Program

    June 21–August 9, 2014

    For dates pertaining to English language programs, visit the IEL website.

    Course registration begins
    Requires payment of $50 nonrefundable registration fee and $200 deposit; register early for best choice of courses
    Monday, March 3
    Housing request period begins
    Request housing online. Housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students
    Monday, March 3
    I-20 certificate requirements deadline Monday, May 5
    English proficiency requirement deadline if you request an I-20 certificate Monday, May 5
    Course registration deadline Monday, May 19
    Full payment deadline
    You are charged a $200 late payment fee if you do not pay all tuition, housing, and other fees by this date; your housing request and registration for limited-enrollment courses and waitlists will be cancelled if you do not pay in full by this date
    Monday, May 19
    English proficiency requirement deadline if you do not request an I-20 certificate Monday, May 19
    Disability services request deadline Monday, May 19
    Housing deadlines:  
         Last date to complete housing request (pending availability) Monday, May 19
         Housing cancellation deadline for full refund Monday, May 19
         Last day to cancel housing for refund less the $1,130 fee Thursday, June 26
         Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only after Thursday, June 26
    Late course registration begins
    Requires full payment of all charges at time of registration, including $50 nonrefundable registration fee and $200 nonrefundable late registration fee
    Tuesday, May 20
    Immunization requirement deadline Friday, May 23
    ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 23
    Memorial Day
    Offices closed
    Monday, May 26
    Opening Weekend
    Residence buildings open; resident students move in; all students check in
    Saturday, June 21–Sunday, June 22
    Classes begin
    Begin attending classes on this date (or participate in online classes)
    Monday, June 23
    Late course registration deadline Thursday, June 26
    Course and credit status changes deadline Thursday, June 26
    Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:  
         Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Thursday, June 26
         Last day to drop courses for 50% tuition refund Thursday, July 3
         Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
         Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
    Thursday, July 24
    Health insurance waiver deadline Thursday, June 26
    Independence Day
    No classes; offices closed
    Friday, July 4
    Final exams
    Classes may continue to meet during the exam period
    Monday, August 4–Friday, August 8
    Summer School ends Friday, August 8
    Residence buildings close at noon Saturday, August 9
    Grades available online Wednesday, August 20
    Last day to make up EXT grades
    Instructor may set earlier due date
    Friday, September 5
  • Secondary School Program

    June 21–August 9, 2014

    The dates in this calendar apply to Secondary School Program applicants and admitted students. Visit the Secondary School Intensive English Language Program calendar for dates pertaining to the program.

    Application period begins
    With a $50 nonrefundable application fee
    Monday, December 16
    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 3
    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 3
    International students:  
         Last date to complete the SSP application Monday, April 14
         Last date to complete I-20 certificate requirements Monday, May 5
    Domestic students (US citizens and permanent residents):  
         If applying for financial aid, last date to complete the SSP application Monday, March 24
         Financial aid application must be completed by Monday, March 24
         SSP financial aid scholarship awarded by Monday, April 14
         If applying for financial aid, last date to complete the SSP application Monday, March 24
         If not applying for financial aid, last date to complete the SSP application Monday, May 5
    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 will be withdrawn from the program.
    Monday, May 19
    Disability services request deadline Monday, May 19
    Housing deadlines:  
         Last date to complete housing request (pending availability) Monday, May 19
         Housing cancellation deadline for full refund Monday, May 19
         Last day to cancel housing for refund less the $1,130 fee Thursday, June 26
         Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only after Thursday, June 26
    Immunization requirement deadline
    If you are living on campus or attending Summer School while on any kind of visa
    Friday, May 23
    ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 23
    Memorial Day
    Offices closed
    Monday, May 26
    Opening Weekend
    Residence buildings open; resident students move in; all students check in
    Saturday, June 21–Sunday, June 22
    Orientation meetings for residential and commuting students Sunday, June 22
    Classes begin
    Begin attending classes on this date (or participate in distance classes, if admitted as a distance student)
    Monday, June 23
    Course changes deadline
    Requires Secondary School Program approval after Friday, June 20
    Thursday, June 26
    Health insurance waiver deadline Thursday, June 26
    Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:  
         Last day to drop courses for 100% refund Thursday, June 26
         Last day to drop courses for 50% refund Thursday, July 3
         Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
         Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
    Thursday, July 24
    Independence Day
    No classes; offices closed
    Friday, July 4
    Final exams
    Classes may continue to meet during the exam period
    Monday, August 4–Friday, August 8
    Summer School ends
    You may leave campus after your last academic commitment (class, assignment, or exam)
    Friday, August 8
    Residence buildings close at noon Saturday, August 9
    Grades available online Wednesday, August 20
    Last day to make up EXT grades
    Instructor may set earlier due date
    Friday, September 5

All deadlines are the dates by which materials must be submitted online or received at 51 Brattle Street. Some deadlines differ for study abroad programs, and math for teaching courses; see individual pages for deadlines.

Harvard Summer School offices at 51 Brattle Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are open Mondays through Fridays, 9 am to 5 pm eastern time. The Registrar’s Office is open 9 am to 6 pm eastern time Monday, June 23, to Thursday, June 26.