2020-2021* 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025
Mid-Career MPA Summer Program Jul 8-Aug 6 Jul 7-Aug 5 Jul 6-Aug 4 Jul 5-Aug 3 Jul 10-Aug 8
MC/MPA Mason Fall Launch Aug 7-14 Aug 6-13 Aug 5-12 Aug 4-11 Aug 9-16
Orientation Aug 24-28 Aug 23-27 Aug 22-26 Aug 21-25 Aug 26-30
Shopping days Aug 31-Sept 1 Aug 30-31 Aug 29-30 Aug 28-29 Sept 3-4
Full-term and Fall 1 classes begin Sept 2 Sept 1 Aug 31 Aug 30 Sept 5
Labor Day (HOLIDAY) Sept 7 Sept 6 Sept 5 Sept 4 Sept 2
Columbus Day (Federal and State)/Indigenous Peoples' Day (Cambridge) (HOLIDAY) Oct 12 Oct 11 Oct 10 Oct 9 Oct 14
Veterans Day (HOLIDAY) Nov 11 Nov 11 Nov 11 Nov 10 Nov 11
Thanksgiving recess (HOLIDAY) Nov 25-27 Nov 24-26 Nov 23-25 Nov 22-24 Nov 27-29
Last day of fall semester Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 20
January session (optional) Jan 4-15 Jan 3-14 Jan 3-13 Jan 2-12 Jan 2-17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (HOLIDAY) Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 16 Jan 15 Jan 20
Shopping days Jan 21-22 Jan 20-21 Jan 19-20 Jan 18-19 Jan 23-24
Full-term and Spring 1 classes begin Jan 25 Jan 24 Jan 23 Jan 22 Jan 27
Presidents' Day (HOLIDAY) Feb 15 Feb 21 Feb 20 Feb 19 Feb 17
Spring break Mar 13-21 Mar 12-20 Mar 11-16 Mar 9-17 Mar 15-23
Last day of spring semester May 14 May 13 May 12 May 10 May 16
Commencement Week May 24-28 May 23-27 May 22-26 May 20-24 May 26-30
Commencement Day  May 27 May 26 May 25 May 23 May 29
Memorial Day (HOLIDAY) May 31 May 30 May 29 May 27 May 26

 

 

*Harvard is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and potential impacts to programming.    

This calendar is subject to change.