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 2016: Under construction

SPH Classes Begin Monday, January XX, 2016 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 19, 2016.

Monday classes meet on:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

Tuesday classes meet on:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

Wednesday classes meet on:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

Thursday classes meet on:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April

Friday classes meet on:

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May

Spring 2016 Holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 18, 2016
  • President’s Day: Monday, February 15, 2016
  • Spring Recess: Saturday, March 5, through Sunday, March 13, 2016
  • Patriot’s Day: Monday, April 18, 2016

FINAL EXAM (OR LAST CLASS) DATES: UNDER CONSTRUCTION

  • Monday,
  • Tuesday,
  • Wednesday,
  • Thursday,
  • Friday,

Note on Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, April 20 Substitute a Monday schedule. Commencement weekend is Friday, May 13–Sunday, May 15, 2015. The SPH convocation ceremony is generally held on Saturday of Commencement weekend. Emergency situation class make up days are Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20, 2016. Please hold these dates.