2026-2027 Academic Calendar

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

2026-2027University Standard* Advanced International StudiesArts & SciencesBusinessEducationEngineering**Medicine: MD ProgramsMedicine: Graduate & PhD Programs**NursingPeabodyPublic Health
ClassesMay 18 - Aug 12
AlternateJun 1 - Jul 15May 26 - Aug 14May 26 - Aug 28
HolidaysMay 25, Jun 19, Jul 3 (observed)
End of Summer SemesterAug 28
Degree ConferralAug 28N/A
First Day of Classes (Semester/8-Week)Aug 31N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Dec 11N/ADec 21N/ADec 23Dec 11Dec 14N/A
Reading DaysDec 14N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Fall Term 1Aug 31 - Oct 26N/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Fall Term 2Oct 27 - Dec 23N/AN/AN/AN/A
HolidaySep 7
Fall BreakDivision SpecificOct 22-23Oct 22-23
Fall RecessNov 23-27Nov 26-27Nov 26-27Nov 25-27
End of Semester/End of 8-Week Fall Term 2Dec 23
Degree ConferralDec 31N/A
ClassesJan 4-22N/AN/AN/A
HolidayJan 18N/A
First Day of Classes (Semester/8-Week)Jan 25N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Apr 30N/AMay 15N/AMay 21N/A
Reading DaysMay 3-7N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Spring Term 1Jan 25 - Mar 19N/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Spring Term 2Mar 29 - May 23N/AN/AN/AN/A
Spring BreakMar 22-26
End of Semester/End of 8-Week Spring Term 2May 23
Degree ConferralMay 27
*Standard dates apply unless alternate dates are specified.
**Length of courses may vary; check course schedule.
N/A: Not applicable to this schedule.

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