2026-2027 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.

2026-2027University 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 26 - Aug 17
AlternateJun 1 - Jul 15May 26 - Aug 14May 26 - Aug 28
HolidaysMay 25, Jul 3 (observed)
Degree ConferralAug 28N/A
Fall
First Day of Classes (Semester)Aug 31N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Dec 7N/ADec 21N/ADec 23Dec 11Dec 14N/A
Reading DaysDec 8-9N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Exam DaysDec 10-18TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
8-week Term 1Aug 31 - Oct 26N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Term 2Oct 27 - Dec 23N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HolidaySep 7
Fall BreakNov 23-27Nov 26-27Nov 26-27Nov 25-27
Degree ConferralDec 31N/A
Intersession
ClassesJan 4-22N/AN/AN/A
HolidayJan 18N/A
Spring
First Day of Classes (Semester)Jan 25N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Apr 30N/AMay 15N/AMay 21N/A
Reading DaysMay 3-4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Exam DaysMay 5-13TBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBDTBD
8-week Term 3Jan 25 - Mar 19N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Term 4Mar 29 - May 21N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Spring BreakMar 22-26
Degree ConferralMay 27

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