Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

Fall 2019

SEPTEMBER 3 (Tu)

CLASSES/SHOPPING WEEK BEGINS (FALL TERM)

Sept. 6 (F)

By 5pm: Students e-mail Profs/TAs/TFs to let them know if they accept or decline admission/wait list. Teaching staff can approve students into their classes using the my.harvard system up until

Sept. 9 (M) 11:59pm, College-wide course registration deadline, Crimson Carts submitted

Sept. 13 (F)

3pm: Mandatory Budget Request Meeting for senior thesis students, Sever M12

Sept. 23 (M)

4pm: Adviser-approved thesis budget forms due to Mary Park

October 7 (M)

5th Monday of term: Last day to drop or add a course

October 14 (M)

HOLIDAY (Indigenous Peoples’ Day) – NO CLASSES or class-related screenings

Oct. 24-31 (Th-Th)

10am-1pm: Drop in office hours with Paula Soares for pre-concentrators, CC 102

October 31 (Th)

5pm: applications to concentrate in AFVS are due, e-mailed to afvs_undergrad@fas.harvard.edu

Oct. 28-Nov. 1 (M-F)

First Thesis Reviews for the Class of 2020, second review for off-cycle students

November 11 (M)

 

Veterans’ Day – STAFF HOLIDAY, BUT CLASSES WILL MEET

 

November 14 (Th)

College-wide concentration declaration deadline

November 27-30 (W-S)

THANKSGIVING RECESS – NO CLASSES

December 3 (Tu)

 

Last day of regular classes, fall term

 

December 4-9 (W-M)

Reading Period

December 10-19 (Tu-Th

 

Exam Period

 

December 20-Jan. 26 (F-S) WINTER RECESS – NO CLASSES

Spring 2020

JANUARY 27 (M)

CLASSES/SHOPPING WEEK BEGINS (SPRING TERM)

January 30 (Th)

5pm: AFVS deadline for admitted students to let teaching staff know if they accept their spot in limited-enrollment courses. Teaching staff can approve students into their classes using the my.harvard system up until

January 31 (F)

11:59pm College-wide course registration deadline, Crimson Carts submitted

February 17 (M)

 

HOLIDAY (Presidents’ Day) – NO CLASSES or class-related screenings

 

Feb. 24-28 (M-F)

Second Thesis Reviews for the class of 2020

Feb. 24 (M)

5th Monday of term: Last day to drop or add a course

 March 2 (M)

Last day to convert from thesis to senior project

March 14-22 (Sat-Sun)

 

SPRING RECESS – NO CLASSES

 

April 3 (F)

4pm: Thesis Hand-in, all work on theses ends

Apr. 6-10 and Apr. 13-17 

 Final Thesis Reviews for class of 2020

Apr. 29 (W)

Last day of regular classes, spring term

Apr. 30-May 6 (Th-W)

Reading Period

May 7-16 (Th-Sat)

Exam Period

 May 25 (M)

 

HOLIDAY (Memorial Day)

 

May 28 (Th) Commencement; AFVS Reception at 4 pm