2025-2026 Draft Academic Calendar

The dates of instruction for all schools are displayed on the following pages. Please note that additional dates for final exams, drop/add, and withdraw will be added, and adjustments will be made as necessary.

2025-2026University Standard* Advanced International StudiesArts & SciencesBusinessEducationEngineering**Medicine: MD ProgramsMedicine: Graduate & PhD Programs**NursingPeabodyPublic Health
*Standard dates apply unless alternate dates are specified.
**Length of courses may vary; check course schedule.
N/A: Not applicable to this schedule.
Summer
ClassesMay 19 - Aug 13
AlternateJun 2 - Jul 16May 27 - Aug 18May 19 - Aug 8May 27 - Aug 22
HolidaysMay 26, Jul 4
Degree ConferralAug 22N/A
Fall
First Day of Classes (Semester)Aug 25N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Dec 1N/ADec 15N/ADec 19Dec 5Dec 8N/A
Reading DaysDec 2-3N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Exam DaysDec 4-12TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
8-week Term 1Aug 25 - Oct 20N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Term 2Oct 22 - Dec 19N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HolidaySep 1
Fall BreakNov 24-28Nov 26-28Nov 26-28Nov 26-28
Degree ConferralDec 31N/A
Intersession
ClassesJan 2-16N/AN/AJan 5-16N/A
HolidayJan 19N/A
Spring
First Day of Classes (Semester)Jan 20N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Apr 27N/AMay 11N/AMay 15May 1N/A
Reading DaysApr 28-29N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Exam DaysApr 30 - May 8TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
8-week Term 3Jan 20 - Mar 16N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Term 4Mar 23 - May 15N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Spring BreakMar 16-20Mar 17-20Mar 17-20Mar 17-20
Degree ConferralMay 21

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