High School Honors: Calendar & What to Expect

High School Honors is a rigorous and energizing six-week program. No matter which courses you choose, useful information about what the program will be like can be found below. Be sure to read through our check-in and departure sections for other key details.

Note: In alignment with Boston University COVID-19 guidelines, all Summer Term pre-college students will be required to follow University-wide vaccination requirements and other health and safety policies. A summary of the most recent relevant information for pre-college students can be found here. Please also visit the Back2BU website for further details and University-wide updates as they become available.

Program calendar

Summer 2022 academic calendar*

Program start & residential orientation Sunday, July 3, 2022
Classes begin & commuter orientation Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Substitute schedule of classes (Monday schedule) Friday, July 8, 2022
Last day to register/add courses Monday, July 11, 2022
Last day to drop without a ‘W’ grade Monday, July 11, 2022
Last day to drop with a ‘W’ grade Thursday, July 28, 2022
Final examinations Last day of class
Classes & program end Friday, August 12, 2022

2022 check-in dates and times

High School Honors (residential) July 3, 12–4 pm
High School Honors (commuter) July 5, 8 am

2022 departure dates and times

High School Honors August 12, or after last class

*Online courses may run on a different schedule than the standard High School Honors schedule. Please refer to High School Honors Online for more information. When making travel arrangements, please keep the following check-in and departure information in mind.

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