Academics & Advising


Tuesday, August 29 - Last day to Check-in
Wednesday, August 30 - Classes begin. Wednesday classes will follow a Monday schedule.

Thursday, September 7 - Last day to register for courses

Friday, September 15 - Last day to submit cross-registration petitions

Monday, September 18 - Last day to add/drop without a fee


Monday, October 2 "Fifth Monday" - Last day to add/drop or pass/fail

Monday, October 16 - Last day to withdraw from a course

    NOVEMBER 2017

    Thursday, November 9 - Declaration of Concentration due for class of 2020

    Monday, November 13 - Last day for March 2018 degree candidates to:

    • submit a degree application
    • change concentration
    • submit a foreign language citation study plan
    • submit an approved secondary field petition to the Registrar's Office


    DECEMBER 2017

    Friday, December 1 - Last day of fall term classes

    Saturday, Dec. 2 through Friday Dec. 8 - Reading Period

    Saturday, Dec. 9 through Tuesday Dec. 19 - Exams

    Wednesday, Dec. 20 - students not continuing in spring must vacate their rooms by noon

    Wednesday, Dec. 20 - all students must vacate their rooms by 5pm

    For more information, visit the Harvard College academic calendar.



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