2019-2020 Academic Calendar


29 Mon HST MD 1st Year Orientation
15 Thu LAST Day to sign up for MIT Family Health Insurance OR to waive individual coverage
23 Fri LAST DAY to submit Fall RA, TA and Fellowship Applications
26 Mon HST Thesis due for September MIT degree
26 Mon MIT On-Line Registration Opens
29 Thu HST New Student Orientation
2 Mon Holiday - Labor Day - No Classes
3 Tue HST HMS & Harvard GSAS Classes Begin
3 Tue MIT Registration Day (ALL HST Students)
4 Wed MIT Classes Begin
6 Fri MIT Fall Registration Deadline
6 Fri MIT February Degree Application Deadline
12 Thu PhD Orientation, Part 2
20 Fri MIT Student Holiday (no MIT classes)
30 Mon MD Intent to Apply for Honors
4 Fri MIT Cross-Registration Deadline
4 Fri ADD Deadline (MIT classes)
14 to 15 Mon Holiday - Columbus Day (HMS & GSAS classes Tues.) - No Classes
15 Tue MD Admissions Deadline (AMCAS deadline)
25 to 26 Fri MIT Family Weekend
11 Mon Holiday - Veterans Day (GSAS classes meet) - No Classes
20 Wed DROP Deadline (MIT Subjects)
27 Wed Holiday - HST HMS Wednesday Holiday (MIT, GSAS classes meet) - No Classes
28 to 29 Thu Holiday - Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes
1 Sun MEMP PhD Admissions (through Biophysics)
2 Mon MIT On-Line Pre-Registration Opens
3 Tue Harvard GSAS Classes End
10 to 19 Tue Harvard GSAS Final Exam Period
11 Wed MIT Classes End
13 Fri HST/HMS Classes End
15 Sun HST PhD Admissions Application Deadline (MIT & SEAS)
16 to 20 Mon MIT Final Exam Period
16 to 19 Mon HST/HMS Final Exam Period
20 Fri Winter Recess Begins (HMS & GSAS)
21 Sat Winter Recess Begins (MIT)
27 Fri Deadline to Initiate MIT Spring Pre-Registration


6 Mon HST/HMS Winter Session and MIT IAP Begins
15 Wed LAST Day to sign up for MIT Family Health Insurance OR to waive individual coverage
16 Thu FINAL Spring pre-registration deadline
20 Mon Holiday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
24 Fri LAST DAY to submit Spring RA, TA and Fellowship Applications
24 Fri MIT On-Line Registration Opens (ALL students)
27 Mon MEMP Oral Qualifying Exams
27 Mon Harvard GSAS Spring Term Classes Begin
28 Tue MEMP Oral Qualifying Exams (if needed)
31 Fri HST/HMS Winter Session and MIT IAP Ends
31 Fri MIT Registration Day (ALL HST students)
31 Fri HST PhD Thesis Due for the February MIT Degree
3 Mon MIT & HST/HMS Spring Classes Begin
7 Fri MIT Spring Registration Deadline
7 Fri MIT June Degree Application Deadline
7 Fri TQE Contract Due
17 Mon Holiday - President's Day - No Classes
18 Tue MIT follows Monday Schedule of Classes
6 Fri Last Day to ADD MIT Subjects
16 to 20 Mon Harvard GSAS Spring Vacation (MIT & HST/HMS classes meet)
17 Tue Soma Weiss Student Research Day
23 to 27 Mon MIT Spring Vacation (HMS and GSAS classes meet)
27 Fri HST/HMS Year 2 Classes End
30 to 3 Mon HST/HMS Year 2 Spring Vacation (all others meet)
6 Mon HST Student Research Forum - NEW DATE
13 to 17 Mon HST/HMS Year 1 Spring Vacation (MIT and GSAS meet)
20 Mon Holiday - Patriot's Day (MIT only) - No Classes
21 Tue MIT Deadline to DROP Spring Subjects
29 Wed Harvard GSAS Spring Classes End
1 Fri MIT Summer and Fall Pre-Registration Opens
7 to 16 Thu Harvard GSAS Final Exam Period
12 Tue MIT Subjects End
15 Fri PhD Thesis Due for June MIT Degree
15 Fri HST/HMS Year 1 Classes End
18 to 22 Mon HST/HMS Year 1 Final Exam Period
18 to 20 Mon MIT - Final Exam Period
22 Fri LAST DAY to submit Summer RA, TA and Fellowship Applications
25 Mon Holiday - Memorial Day - No Classes
27 Wed HST Graduation Celebration
28 Thu PhD Hooding and Diploma ceremony
28 Thu Deadline to Initiate MIT Summer Pre-Registration
28 Thu Harvard Commencement
29 Fri MIT Commencement
4 to 5 Thu MEMP Oral Qualifying Exams
12 Fri MIT Summer Registration Deadline
12 Fri MIT September Degree Application
15 Mon Deadline to Initiate MIT Fall Pre-Registration