Summer 2021 Calendar

​This calendar applies only to standard Summer Term courses that take place on the Charles River Campus. The dates below do not apply to courses in the Questrom School of Business Graduate Program, the School of Public Health, or to courses in online degree programs.

  • Standard courses are ones that start and end on the official dates of a six-week summer session: Summer 1 or Summer 2.
  • Nonstandard courses have a class meeting schedule that differs from an official six-week session.
  • Add/drop dates for nonstandard courses are individually determined and can be found next to the course on the Student Link or summer description.

Summer 1 standard courses: May 24July 2, 2021

Registration begins Thursday, February 25, 2021
Classes begin Monday, May 24, 2021
Payment deadline Monday, May 24, 2021
Last day for refund of Student Services fee and lab fees Monday, May 24, 2021
Late payment fees begin Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Last day for any tuition credit
(no tuition refunds after this date)
Friday, May 28, 2021
Last day to register/add courses/audit Friday, May 28, 2021
Last day to drop without a ‘W’ grade
(all charges remain after this date)
Friday, May 28, 2021
Holiday, classes suspended Monday, May 31, 2021
Substitute schedule of classes (Monday schedule) Friday, June 4, 2021
Last day to drop with a ‘W’ grade Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Final examinations Last class meeting
Last day of classes Friday, July 2, 2021

Summer 2 standard courses: July 6August 13, 2021

Registration begins Thursday, February 25, 2021
Classes begin Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Payment deadline Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Last day for refund of Student Services fee and lab fees Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Late payment fees begin Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Substitute schedule of classes (Monday schedule) Friday, July 9, 2021
Last day for any tuition credit
(no tuition refunds after this date)
Monday, July 12, 2021
Last day to register/add courses/audit Monday, July 12, 2021
Last day to drop without a ‘W’ grade
(all charges remain after this date)
Monday, July 12, 2021
Last day to drop with a ‘W’ grade Thursday, July 29, 2021
Final examinations Last class meeting
Last day of classes Friday, August 13, 2021

Summer 12-week session: May 24August 13, 2021

Registration begins Thursday, February 25, 2021
Classes begin Monday, May 24, 2021
Payment deadline Monday, May 24, 2021
Last day for refund of Student Services fee and lab fees Monday, May 24, 2021
Late payment fees begin Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Holiday, classes suspended Monday, May 31, 2021
Substitute schedule of classes (Monday schedule) Friday, June 4, 2021
Last day for any tuition credit
(no tuition refunds after this date)
Monday, June 7, 2021
Last day to register/add courses/audit Monday, June 7, 2021
Last day to drop without a ‘W’ grade
(all charges remain after this date)
Monday, June 7, 2021
Holiday, classes suspended Monday, July 5, 2021
Substitute schedule of classes (Monday schedule) Friday, July 9, 2021
Last day to drop with a ‘W’ grade Monday, July 12, 2021
Final examinations Last class meeting
Last day of classes Friday, August 13, 2021

Section designations

  • Session 1 courses carry an A (A1, A2, A3) section designation.
  • Session 2 courses carry a B (B1, B2, B3) section designation.
  • Twelve-week courses carry a C (C1, C2, C3) section designation.
  • Online courses carry an O (OL, O1, O2) section designation.
  • Blended courses (eLive) carry an EL section designation.

Payment & Withdrawal Deadlines

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Courses

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FAQ

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