For a complete list of important dates throughout the year, please refer to the 2018-2019 GSD Academic Calendar.

March

  • Mid-March: Harvard ID number and instructions for obtaining HarvardKey sent out
  • March 24: One HARVARD Networking Reception
  • Late March/Early April: Information regarding Harvard emails sent out

April

  • April 5: DDes, MDE, MDes Open House
  • April 6: MArch, MLA, MUP, MAUD/MLAUD Open House
  • April 7: Brunch at the GSD
  • April 15: Decision form and enrollment deposit due
  • April 21: Prerequisite Approval Forms due
  • April 28: English for Design Waiver Forms due

May

  • May 1:
    • Prerequisite Enrollment Confirmation Forms due
    • Financial Certification Form for international students due
    • Harvard Housing Application Deadlines

June

  • June 15:
    • Immunization Forms due
    • Architecture Core Prep registration deadline

July

  • July 1: Deadline for all students with international degrees (except Canadian degrees) to submit documents to WES.
  • July 9: Start of English for Design
  • Mid-July: Fall term bill sent by email
  • July 28: Earliest date international students can enter US on new student visa.
  • July 31: Student Health Insurance Waiver Deadline

August

  • August 1: Final transcripts due
  • Mid-August: Fall tuition due
  • August 13-24: Arch Core Prep Workshop
  • August 15: Prerequisite final transcripts due
  • August 20-24:
    • MLA Pre-Term Workshop
    • MAUD/MLAUD Pre-Term Workshop
    • MDE Pre-Term Workshop
  • August 23-24: MUP Pre-Term Workshop
  • August 27: Start of Orientation

September

  • September 4: First day of classes/Course registration opens