Calendar

Seven-week session

June 20–August 8, 2020

The dates in this calendar apply to students registered for courses that meet during our seven-week session.

High school students: see the Secondary School Program calendar or the Harvard Pre-College Program calendar for dates that apply to you.

Course registration begins
Register early for best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.
Monday, March 2, 9 am
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Monday, March 2
I-20 certificate requirements deadline Monday, May 4
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you request an I-20 certificate
Monday, May 4
Full payment deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, your housing request will be cancelled, and you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 18.
Monday, May 18
Housing deadlines:
Housing request deadline (pending availability) Monday, May 18
    Housing cancellation deadline for full refund Monday, May 18
    Housing cancellation deadline for refund less the $1,260 fee Wednesday,
June 24
    Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only after Wednesday,
June 24
Accessibility services request deadline Monday, May 18
Immunization requirement deadline Friday, May 22
ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 22
Memorial Day
Offices closed
Monday, May 25
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you do not request an I-20 certificate
Thursday, June 11
Course registration deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date.
Thursday, June 18
Course change period Friday, June 19-Wednesday, June 24
Student arrival and check-in
Opening Weekend. Resident students move in; all students check in.
Saturday, June 20& Sunday, June 21
Classes begin
Begin attending on-campus classes and participating in online classes from the first class meeting.
Monday, June 22
Health insurance waiver deadline Wednesday,
June 24
Course changes deadline Wednesday,
June 24
Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:  
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday,
June 24
Last day to drop courses for 50% tuition refund Wednesday,
July 1
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
Friday, July 24
Independence Day (observed)
No classes; offices closed
Friday, July 3
Final exams and last class meetings Monday, August 3–Friday, August 7
Session ends Friday, August 7
Resident students move out by noon Saturday, August 8
Grades available online Tuesday,
August 18
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday,
September 4

Three-week session I

June 20-July 10, 2020

The dates in this calendar apply to students registered for courses that meet during the first of our intensive three-week sessions.

High school students: see the Secondary School Program calendar or the Harvard Pre-College Program calendar for dates that apply to you.

Course registration begins
Register early for best choice of courses.
Monday, March 2
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Monday, March 2
I-20 certificate requirements deadline Monday, May 4
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you request an I-20 certificate
Monday, May 4
Full payment deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, your housing request will be cancelled, and you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 18.
Monday, May 18
Housing deadlines:
Housing request deadline (pending availability) Monday, May 18
    Housing cancellation deadline for full refund Monday, May 18
Housing cancellation deadline for refund less the $630 fee Wednesday,
June 24
Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only after Wednesday,
June 24
Accessibility services request deadline Monday, May 18
Immunization requirement deadline Friday, May 22
ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 22
Memorial Day
Offices closed
Monday, May 25
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you do not request an I-20 certificate
Thursday, June 11
Course registration deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date.
Thursday, June 18
Course change period
For registered students only
Friday, June 19-Wednesday June 24,
Student arrival and check-in
Opening Weekend. Resident students move in; all students check in.
Saturday, June 20-Sunday, June 21
Classes begin
Begin attending on-campus classes and participating in online classes from the first class meeting.
Monday, June 22
Health insurance waiver deadline Wednesday,
June 24
Course changes deadline Wednesday,
June 24
Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:  
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday,
June 24
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
Thursday, July 2
Independence Day (observed)
No classes; offices closed
Friday, July 3
Final exams and last class meetings Thursday, July 9
Session ends Thursday, July 9
Resident students move out by noon Friday, July 10
Grades available online Tuesday, July 21
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, July 24

Three-week session II

July 13– July 31, 2020

The dates in this calendar apply to students registered for courses that meet during the second of our intensive three-week sessions.

High school students: see the Secondary School Program calendar or the Harvard Pre-College Program calendar for dates that apply to you.

Course registration begins
Register early for best choice of courses.
Monday, March 2
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Monday, March 2
I-20 certificate requirements deadline Monday, May 4
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you request an I-20 certificate
Monday, May 4
Full payment deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, your housing request will be cancelled, and you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 18.
Monday, May 18
Housing deadlines:
Housing request deadline (pending availability) Monday, May 18
    Housing cancellation deadline for full refund Monday, May 18
Housing cancellation deadline for refund less the $630 fee Wednesday,
July 15
Housing cancellation for prorated board refund only after Wednesday,
July 15
Accessibility services request deadline Monday, May 18
Immunization requirement deadline Friday, May 22
ID card photo upload deadline Friday, May 22
Memorial Day
Offices closed
Monday, May 25
English proficiency requirement deadline
if you do not request an I-20 certificate
Thursday, June 11
Course registration deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date.
Thursday, June 18
Course change period
For registered students only
Friday, June 19-Wednesday, July 15
Student arrival and check-in
Opening Weekend. Resident students move in; all students check in.
Sunday, July 12
Classes begin
Begin attending on-campus classes and participating in online classes from the first class meeting.
Monday, July 13
Health insurance waiver deadline Wednesday,
July 15
Course changes deadline Wednesday,
July 15
Course drop and withdrawal deadlines:  
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday,
July 15
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
Final exams and last class meetings Thursday, July 30
Session ends Thursday, July 30
Resident students move out by noon Friday, July 31
Grades available online Tuesday, August 11
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, August 14

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 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 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 24, through Wednesday, June 26.

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