Course Meeting Dates

School of Public Health Policy on Religious and Government Holidays: The School, in scheduling classes on religious or government holidays, intends that students observing these holidays be given ample opportunity to make up work. Faculty members who wish to observe such holidays will arrange for another faculty member to meet with their classes or for canceled classes to be rescheduled.

Fall 2015 Classes Start on Tuesday, September 1.

Monday classes meet on:

  • September 14, 21, 28
  • October 5, 13 (Tuesday), 19, 26
  • November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • December 7, 14, 19 (Saturday)

Tuesday classes meet on:

  • September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • October 6, 20, 27
  • November 3, 10, 17, 24
  • December 1, 8, 15

Wednesday classes meet on:

  • September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • October 7, 14, 21, 28
  • November 4, 11*, 18
  • December 2, 9, 16
  • *Wednesday, November 11 is not a holiday. Classes are held at BU

Thursday classes meet on:

  • September 3, 10, 17, 24
  • October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • November 5, 12, 19
  • December 3, 10, 17

Friday classes meet on:

  • September 4, 11, 18, 25
  • October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • November 6, 13, 20
  • December 4, 11, 18

Fall Holidays:

  • Monday, September 7, Labor Day
  • Monday, October 12, Columbus Day
  • Wednesday, November 25, Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, November 26, Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 27, Thanksgiving
  • Note that we will follow a Monday schedule on Tuesday, October 13

FINAL EXAM (OR LAST CLASS) DATES:

  • Tuesday, December 15 for Tuesday classes
  • Wednesday, December 16 for Wednesday classes
  • Thursday, December 17 for Thursday classes
  • Friday, December 18 for Friday classes
  • Saturday, December 19 for Monday classes
    (exam periods are 10:00 AM-12:45 PM or 2:00 PM-4:45 PM

Spring 2015

SPH Classes Begin Monday, January 12, 2015 The SPH as a graduate, professional program has its own academic calendar. Undergraduate classes and classes held at the Charles River Campus follow the http://www.bu.edu/reg/dates/official-academic-calendar/official-academic-calendar-2015-2016/. Undergraduate classes at the Charles River Campus begin on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Monday classes meet on:

  • January 12, 26
  • February 2, 9, 17 (Tuesday), 23
  • March 2, 16, 23, 30
  • April 6, 13, 22 (Wednesday), 27
  • May 4

Tuesday classes meet on:

  • January 13, 20, 27
  • February 3, 10, 24
  • March 3, 17, 24, 31
  • April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May 5

Wednesday classes meet on:

  • January 14, 21, 28
  • February 4, 11, 18, 25
  • March 4, 18, 25
  • April 1, 8, 15, 29
  • May 6

Thursday classes meet on:

  • January 15, 22, 29
  • February 5, 12, 19, 26
  • March 5, 19, 26
  • April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Friday classes meet on:

  • January 16, 23, 30
  • February 6, 13, 20, 27
  • March 6, 20, 27
  • April 3, 10, 17, 24
  • May 1

Spring Holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 19, 2015
  • President’s Day: Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Spring Recess: Saturday, March 7, through Sunday, March 16, 2015
  • Patriot’s Day: Monday, April 20, 2015

FINAL EXAM (OR LAST CLASS) DATES:

  • Monday, May 4
  • Tuesday, May 5
  • Wednesday, May 6
  • Thursday, April 30
  • Friday, May 1

Note on Tuesday, February 17 and Wednesday, April 22 follow a Monday schedule. Commencement weekend is Friday, May 15–Sunday, May 17, 2015. The SPH convocation ceremony is generally held on Saturday of Commencement weekend.