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Seven-Week Session: June 24 – August 9, 2024

Course Registration and Payment Dates and Deadlines

Registration Deadlines Dates
Pre-Registration Opens
Confirm your personal information in your MyDCE account before registration opens. Carts open at 9 am in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Mid- February
Course Registration Begins
Register early for the best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.
Monday, March 4, 2024, 9am ET
Full Payment Deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 20.
Monday, May 13, 2024
On-Campus Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for on-campus courses if you have not met the immunization requirement with HUHS.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date. Students may only register for on-campus courses between June 7 and June 20 if they have met the immunization requirement before the deadline of June 6.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Course Change Period
For registered students only
Friday, June 21- Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Course Changes Deadline Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Course Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines:
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Last day to drop courses for 50% tuition refund Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
Friday, July 26, 2024

Additional Planning and Program Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates Dates
Immunization Deadlines:
Meet the immunization requirement Submit proof to HUHS within 14 days of registering
I-20 Certificate Requirements Deadlines:
Last day to register for I-20 eligible course Monday, April 22, 2024
Last day to submit I-20 Questionnaire Thursday, April 25, 2024
Last day to submit all supporting documentation for I-20 application Wednesday, May 2, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement Deadlines:
English Proficiency Requirement for students requesting an I-20 Monday, April 15, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement for students needing to take the Critical Reading & Writing Skills test Thursday, May 23, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement if not requesting an I-20 Thursday, June 13, 2024
Accessibility Services Request Deadline Monday, May 13, 2024
Student Arrival and Check-in Saturday, June 22, 2024
Classes Begin Monday, June 24, 2024
Housing Deadlines:
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Last day to register for classes in order to be eligible to request housing Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Housing request deadline (pending availability) Monday, May 13, 2024, 12 p.m. ET
Housing full payment deadline and housing cancellation deadline
for a full refund
Monday, May 13, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for refund less a cancellationfee
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for prorated meal plan refund only
After Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Final exams and last class meetings Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9, 2024
Residence Buildings Close
Students move out
Saturday, August 10, 2024 by noon ET
Grades available online Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, September 6, 2024

Four-Week Session: July 15 – August 8, 2024

Course Registration and Payment Dates and Deadlines

Registration Deadlines Dates
Pre-Registration Opens
Confirm your personal information in your MyDCE account before registration opens. Carts open at 9 am in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Mid- February
Course Registration Begins
Register early for the best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.
Monday, March 4, 2024, 9am ET
Full Payment Deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 20.
Monday, May 13, 2024
On-Campus Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for on-campus courses if you have not met the immunization requirement with HUHS.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date. Students may only register for on-campus courses between June 7 and June 20 if they have met the immunization requirement before the deadline of June 6.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Course Change Period
For registered students only
Friday, June 21- Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Course Changes Deadline Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Course Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines:
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
Friday, August 2, 2024

Additional Planning and Program Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates Dates
Immunization Deadlines:
Meet the immunization requirement Submit proof to HUHS within 14 days of registering
English Proficiency Requirement Deadlines:
English Proficiency Requirement Thursday, June 13, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement for students needing to take the Critical Reading & Writing Skills test Thursday, May 23, 2024
Accessibility Services Request Deadline Monday, May 13, 2024
Student Arrival and Check-in Sunday, July 14, 2024
Classes Begin Monday, July 15, 2024
Housing Deadlines:
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Last day to register for classes in order to be eligible to request housing Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Housing request deadline
(pending availability)
Monday, May 13, 2024, 12 p.m. ET
Housing cancellation deadline
for a full refund
Monday, May 13, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for refund less a cancellation fee
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
deadline for prorated meal plan refund only
After Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Final exams and last class meetings Monday, August 5 – Thursday, August 8, 2024
Students move out Friday, August 9, 2024 by noon ET
Grades available online Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, September 6, 2024

Three-Week Session I: June 24 – July 11, 2024

Course Registration and Payment Dates and Deadlines

Registration Deadlines Dates
Pre-Registration Opens
Confirm your personal information in your MyDCE account before registration opens. Carts open at 9 am in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Mid- February
Course Registration Begins
Register early for the best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.
Monday, March 4, 2024, 9am ET
Full Payment Deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 20.
Monday, May 13, 2024
On-Campus Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for on-campus courses if you have not met the immunization requirement with HUHS.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date. Students may only register for on-campus courses between June 7 and June 20 if they have met the immunization requirement before the deadline of June 6.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Course Change Period
For registered students only
Friday, June 21- Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Course Changes Deadline Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Course Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines:
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund
Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade
Friday, July 5, 2024

Additional Planning and Program Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates Dates
Immunization Deadlines:
Meet the immunization requirement Submit proof to HUHS within 14 days of registering
I-20 Certificate Requirements Deadlines:
Last day to register for I-20 eligible course Monday, April 22, 2024
Last day to submit I-20 Questionnaire Thursday, April 25, 2024
Last day to submit all supporting documentation for I-20 application Wednesday, May 2, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement Deadlines:
English Proficiency Requirement for students requesting an I-20 Monday, April 15, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement for students needing to take the Critical Reading & Writing Skills test Thursday, May 23, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement if not requesting an I-20 Thursday, June 13, 2024
Accessibility Services Request Deadline Monday, May 13, 2024
Student Arrival and Check-in Saturday, June 22, 2024
Classes Begin Monday, June 24, 2024
Housing Deadlines:
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Last day to register for classes in order to be eligible to request housing Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Housing request deadline
(pending availability)
Monday, May 13, 2024, 12 p.m. ET
Housing full payment deadline an housing cancellation deadline
for a full refund
Monday, May 13, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for refund less a cancellation fee
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for prorated meal plan refund only
After Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Final exams and last class meetings Thursday, July 11, 2024
Students move out Friday, July 12, 2024 by noon ET
Grades available online Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, July 26, 2024

Three-Week Session II: July 15 – August 1, 2024

Course Registration and Payment Dates and Deadlines

Registration Deadlines Dates
Pre-Registration Opens
Confirm your personal information in your MyDCE account before registration opens. Carts open at 9 am in the DCE Course Search and Registration platform.
Mid- February
Course Registration Begins
Register early for the best choice of courses. You must pay your balance in full by the payment deadline. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists.
Monday, March 4, 2024, 9am ET
Full Payment Deadline
Pay your balance in full by this date. If you do not, you risk being dropped from all courses and waitlists. Registration with immediate full payment remains open through June 20.
Monday, May 13, 2024
On-Campus Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for on-campus courses if you have not met the immunization requirement with HUHS.
Thursday, June 6, 2024
Course Registration Deadline
Last day to register for summer courses. Late registration is not permitted after this date. Students may only register for on-campus courses between June 7 and June 20 if they have met the immunization requirement before the deadline of June 6.
Thursday, June 20, 2024
Course Change Period
For registered students only
Friday, June 21- Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Course Changes Deadline Wednesday, July 17 , 2024
Course Drop and Withdrawal Deadlines:
Last day to drop courses for 100% tuition refund Wednesday, July 17 , 2024
Last day to withdraw from courses for no tuition refund

Course on record with WD (withdrawal) grade

Friday, July 26, 2024

Additional Planning and Program Dates and Deadlines

Important Dates Dates
Immunization Deadlines:
Meet the immunization requirement Submit proof to HUHS within 14 days of registering
I-20 Certificate Requirements Deadlines:
Last day to register for I-20 eligible course Monday, April 22, 2024
Last day to submit I-20 Questionnaire Thursday, April 25, 2024
Last day to submit all supporting documentation for I-20 application Wednesday, May 2, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement Deadlines:
English Proficiency Requirement for students requesting an I-20 Monday, April 15, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement for students needing to take the Critical Reading & Writing Skills test Thursday, May 23, 2024
English Proficiency Requirement if not requesting an I-20 Thursday, June 13, 2024
Accessibility Services Request Deadline Monday, May 13, 2024
Student Arrival and Check-in Sunday, July 14, 2024
Classes Begin Monday, July 15 , 2024
Housing Deadlines:
Housing request period begins
Request housing when you register online; housing is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible students.
Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Last day to register for classes in order to be eligible to request housing Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Housing request deadline
(pending availability)
Monday, May 13, 2024, 12 PM EST
Housing full payment deadline and housing cancellation deadline
for a full refund
Monday, May 13, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for refund less a cancellation fee
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Housing cancellation deadline
for prorated meal plan refund only
After Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Final exams and last class meetings Thursday, August 1, 2024
Students move out Friday, August 2, 2024 by noon ET
Grades available online Tuesday, August 13, 2024
Last day to make up EXT grades
Instructor may set earlier due date.
Friday, August 16, 2024

All deadlines are the dates by which materials must be submitted online or received at 51 Brattle Street.

Administrative offices are closed on weekends and University holidays, including May 27, June 19, and July 4.

High school students: see the Secondary School Program calendar or the Harvard Pre-College Program calendar for dates that apply to you.

Holiday Calendar Summer 2024

Administrative offices are closed on weekends and these official University holidays.

HolidaysDates
Memorial Day
Offices closed
Monday, May 27, 2024
Juneteenth
No classes; offices closed
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Independence Day
No classes; offices closed
Thursday, July 4, 2024