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2017-2018 Academic Calendar

2017

August
7 Mon HMS MD 1st Year Orientation
25 Fri LAST DAY to submit Fall RA, TA and Fellowship Applications
28 Mon MIT On-Line Registration Opens
28 Mon HST Thesis due for September MIT degree
30 Wed HST New Student Orientation
30 Wed Harvard GSAS Classes Begin
31 Thu LAST Day to sign up for MIT Family Health Insurance OR to waive individual coverage
September
4 Mon Holiday - Labor Day - No Classes
5 Tue HST MD 1st & 2nd Year Classes Begin
5 Tue MIT Registration Day (ALL HST Students)
6 Wed MIT Classes Begin
7 Thu PhD Orientation, Part 2
8 Fri MIT February Degree Application Deadline
8 Fri MIT Fall Registration Deadline
29 Fri MD Intent to Apply for Honors
29 Fri MIT Student Holiday (no MIT classes)
October
5 Thu HST Faculty Poster Session
6 Fri ADD Deadline (MIT classes)
6 Fri MIT Cross-Registration Deadline
9 to 10 Mon Holiday - Columbus Day (HST HMS courses meet Tues, 10/10) - No Classes
16 Mon MD Admissions Deadline (AMCAS deadline)
27 to 28 Fri MIT Family Weekend
November
10 Fri Holiday - Veterans Day (GSAS classes meet) - No Classes
22 Wed DROP Deadline (MIT Subjects)
23 to 24 Thu Holiday - Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes
December
1 Fri Harvard GSAS Classes End
1 Fri MIT On-Line Pre-Registration Opens
1 Fri MEMP PhD Admissions (through Biophysics)
9 to 19 Sat Harvard GSAS Final Exam Period
13 Wed MIT Classes End
15 Fri HST/HMS Classes End
15 Fri HST PhD Admissions Application Deadline (MIT & SEAS)
18 to 22 Mon HST/HMS and MIT Final Exam Period
20 Wed Winter Recess Begins (GSAS)
23 Sat Winter Recess Begins (MIT & HMS)
28 Thu Deadline to Initiate MIT Spring Pre-Registration

2018

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