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Tufts Public Health

2019-20 Public Health Programs Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester 2019

Date

Day

Description

August 28-29

Wed-Thurs

New Student Orientation for MPH students (including the following dual degree programs: B/MPH, MS/MPH, and JD/MPH).

August 30

Friday

Last day to withdraw from Fall 2019 with a full refund; a withdrawal from program form must be filed with the Office of Student Services. Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.

September 2

Monday

Labor Day (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed.

September 3

Tuesday

Fall Classes begin/PHPD Registrar will accept Cross-Registration forms for elective courses; please speak with the Registrar regarding Fletcher courses

September 16

Monday

Last day for Fall full semester or 1st 7 week course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")

October 14

Monday

Indigenous People's Day (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed; No classes

October 15

Tuesday

Substitute Monday's schedule on Tuesday (no Tuesday classes)

October 21

Monday

Last day to withdraw from a Full Semester course and receive a "W"

October 29

Tuesday

Last day for 2nd 7 week course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")

November 4

Monday

Online Registration for Spring 2020 opens

November 11

Monday

Veteran's Day (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed; No classes

November 27

Wednesday

No Classes

November 28

Thursday

Thanksgiving (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed; No classes

November 29

Friday

University Holiday; Administrative offices closed; No classes

December 6

Friday

Online Registration for Spring 2020 closes (Registration will continue via Add/Drop forms submitted to the Registrar's Office)

December 16

Monday

Fall classes end/Last day of classes

December 17-19

Tues- Thurs

Make-up date for cancelled classes (due to University weather related closings). Re-scheduling will be made on a course-by-course basis at the discretion of the course director.

December 24

Tuesday

No classes (University Holiday)

December 25

Wednesday

Christmas Day Observed; Administrative offices closed

January 2

Thursday

Fall Grades Due

 
Spring Semester 2020

January 1

Wednesday

New Year's Day Observed. Administrative Offices closed.

January 8

Wednesday

Last day to register without $200 late registration fee

January 14

Tuesday

New Student Orientation for MPH students (including PA/MPH students).

January 14

Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 with a full refund; a withdrawal from program form must be filed with the Office of Student Services.  Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.

January 15

Wednesday

Spring Classes begin/PHPD Registrar will accept Cross-Registration forms for elective courses; please speak with the Registrar regarding Fletcher courses.

January 20

Monday

Martin Luther King Day (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed. No classes

January 22

Wednesday

Substitute Monday's schedule on Wednesday (no Wednesday classes)

January 28

Tuesday

Last day for Spring full semester or 1st 7 week course adjustments (add or drop without a "W").

February 17

Monday

President's Day Observed (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed. No classes.

February 20

Thursday

Substitute Monday's schedule on Thursday (no Thursday classes)

March 3

Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from a Full Semester course and receive a "W"

March 12

Thursday

Last day for 2nd 7 week course adjustments (add or drop without a "W").

March 14

Saturday

Spring recess begins

March 23

Monday

Spring recess ends; classes resume

April 6

Monday

Online Registration for Summer Session I & II and Fall 2020 opens

April 20

Monday

Patriot's Day Observed (University Holiday); no classes

May 2

Friday

Online Registration for Summer I and Summer II closes (Registration will continue via Add/Drop forms submitted to the Registrar's Office)

May 4

Monday

Spring classes end/Last day of classes

May 5-7

Tues - Fri

Make-up dates for cancelled classes (due to University weather related closings). Re-scheduling will be made on a course-by-course basis at the discretion of the course director.

May 11

Monday

Spring grades due for graduating students

May 15

Friday

Spring grades due for non-graduating students

May 17

Sunday

Commencement

     
Summer Semester 2020

May 19

Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from Summer Session I or Full Summer course (begins in Summer Session I and ends in Summer Session II) with a full tuition refund; a withdrawal form must be file with the Office of Student Services. Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.

May 20

Wednesday

Summer Session I Classes begin

May 25

Monday

Memorial Day (University Holiday); Administrative offices closed. No classes.

May 26

Tuesday

Last day for Summer Session I course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")

June 2

Tuesday

Last day for Full Summer course adjustments; these courses begin in Summer Session I and end in Summer Session II (add or drop without a "W")

June 3

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session I course and receive a "W"

July 3

Friday

Independence Day (University Holiday) Administrative offices closed.  No classes.

July 6

Monday

Summer Session II Classes begin

July 13

Monday

Last day for Summer Session II course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")

July 14

Tuesday

Last day to withdraw from a full Summer course and receive a "W"

July 20

Monday

Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session II course and receive a "W"

July 17

Friday

Online Registration for Fall 2019 closes (Registration will continue via Add/Drop forms submitted to the Registrar's Office)

August 21

Friday

Summer Session II classes end/Full summer courses end

August 25

Tuesday

Summer grades due