2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Regular Summer Term
W July 1 - W Aug 26 (40 class Days)

Summer Institute Term
T May 26 - F Aug 28 (Class Days - variable)

Date Event
T Feb 11 Registration Begins for Summer Institute Terms
Th April 2 Registration Begins for Regular Summer Term
M May 25 MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY
T May 26 Summer Institutes Begin
Sun May 31 Internet-Based/Part-Time MPH New Student Orientation
F June 26 Regular Summer Term Registration Ends
M June 29– T June 30 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
W July 1 Instruction Begins for Summer Term
W July 1– W July 8 Regular Summer Add/Drop Period
W Aug 26 Last Class Day of Regular Summer Term
F Aug 28 Last Class Day of Summer Institutes

1st Term
M Aug 31 - M Oct 26 (40 class days)

Date Event
M Apr 27 1st Term Registration Begins for Continuing and Special Students
W Aug 26 1st Term Registration Ends for Continuing and Special Students
F Aug 28 NEW STUDENT WELCOME ADDRESS
M Aug 31 Instruction Begins for 1st Term
M Sept 7 LABOR DAY
M Aug 31 – Su Sept 6 Add Period
M Aug 31 – Su Sept 13 Drop Period
M Oct 26 Last Class Day of 1st Term

2nd Term
T Oct 27 - Dec 23 (39 class days)

Date Event
M Apr 27 2nd Term Registration Begins
F Oct 23 2nd Term Registration Ends
T Oct 27 Instruction Begins for 2nd Term
T Oct 27 – M Nov 2 Add Period
T Oct 27 – M Nov 9 Drop Period
W Nov 25 – Su Nov 29 THANKSGIVING RECESS
W Dec 23 Last Class Day of 2nd Term
Winter Intersession

M Jan 4 - F Jan 15

Date Event
Su Jan 3 INTERNET-BASED/PART-TIME MPH NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
Th Oct 1 Winter Intersession Registration Begins
W Dec 30 Winter Intersession Registration Ends
M Jan 18 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY RECESS

3rd Term
M Jan 25 - F Mar 19 (40 class days)

Date Event
M Nov 16 Registration Begins for 3rd Term
F Jan 22 3rd Term Registration Ends
M Jan 25 Instruction Begins for 3rd Term
M Jan 25 - Su Jan 31 Add Period
M Jan 25 – Su Feb 7 Drop Period
F Mar 19 Last Class Day of 3rd Term
M Mar 22 - F Mar 26 SPRING RECESS

4th Term
M March 29 - F May 21 (40 class days)

Date Event
M Nov 16 Registration Begins for 4th Term
F Mar 26 4th Term Registration Ends
M Mar 29 Instruction Begins for 4th Term
M Mar 29 – Su Apr 4 Add Period
M Mar 29 – Su Apr 11 Drop Period
F May 21 Last Class Day of 4th Term
T May 25 PUBLIC HEALTH CONVOCATION
Th May 27 UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT
W June 30 RESIDENCY PROGRAM ENDS

All JHU divisions begin fall terms on Monday, August 31, 2020 and spring terms on M January 25, 2021

Rosh Hashanah Sa September 19; Yom Kippur, M Sept 28
APHA Oct 24-28, 2020, San Francisco, CA