|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|
|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.
**Programming will be conducted online.
This calendar is subject to change.