2027-2028 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.

2027-2028University Standard* Advanced International StudiesArts & SciencesBusinessEducationEngineering**Medicine: MD ProgramsMedicine: Graduate & PhD Programs**NursingPeabodyPublic Health
ClassesMay 24-Aug 18
AlternateJun 1 - Jul 16Jun 1 - Aug 23May 24 - Aug 13Jun 1 - Aug 27
HolidaysMay 31, Jun 18 (observed), Jul 5 (observed)
End of Summer SemesterAug 27
Degree ConferralAug 27N/A
First Day of Classes (Semester/8-week)Aug 30N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Dec 10N/ADec 20N/ADec 23Dec 10Dec 13N/A
Reading DaysDec 13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Fall Term 1Aug 30-Oct 25N/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Fall Term 2Oct 27-Dec 23N/AN/AN/AN/A
HolidaySep 6
Fall BreakDivision SpecificOct 21-22Oct 21-22
Fall RecessNov 22-26Nov 25-26Nov 25-26Nov 24-26
End of Semester/End of 8-Week Fall Term 2Dec 23
Degree ConferralDec 31N/A
ClassesJan 3-21N/AN/AN/A
HolidayJan 17N/A
First Day of Classes (Semester/8-week)Jan 24N/AN/AN/A
Last Day of Classes (Semester)Apr 28N/AMay 13N/AMay 19N/A
Reading DaysMay 1-5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Spring Term 1Jan 24-Mar 17N/AN/AN/AN/A
8-week Spring Term 2Mar 27-May 21N/AN/AN/AN/A
Spring BreakMar 20-24
End of Semester/End of 8-Week Spring Term 2May 21
Degree ConferralMay 25
*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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