MCPHS-Boston Important Dates 2017-2018

Get a preview for your upcoming year by checking out our calendar of important dates. The following list is designed for incoming freshmen, transfer, and graduate students on our Boston campus. Remember, dates are subject to change so should be used as a general guide.

MAY 1: Deadline to submit enrollment and housing deposit
MAY 15: Deadline to submit Housing Form (Freshmen and Transfer)
MID-JULY: Housing assignments emailed for fall start (Freshmen and Transfer)
JULY 18 & 19: Freshman Orientation - Session 1
JULY 21 & 22: Freshman Orientation - Session 2
JULY 23 & 24: Freshman Orientation - Session 3

AUGUST 28:

  • Mandatory Reporting Day for new Undergraduate International Students
  • University at the Airport (Transportation from Boston Logan Airport available upon request. Details to come.)
  • New Student Early Residence Hall Move In Day* (Available upon request. Details to come.)

AUGUST 29:

  • Freshman Orientation - Session 4**
  • Transfer Orientation

AUGUST 30:

  • New Student Residence Hall Move In Day***
  • Mandatory Reporting Day for new Graduate International Students

AUGUST 31

  • Graduate Orientation
  • Education Day - Morning (Mandatory for all incoming freshmen.)
  • International Transition Workshop – Afternoon (Mandatory for all incoming international students.)

SEPTEMBER 1-3:

  • Welcome Week Programming (Freshmen and Transfer only)

SEPTEMBER 5:

  • First day of classes (Fall semester)
  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies Orientation

OCTOBER 13-15: Family Weekend
NOVEMBER 21 at 6pm: Residence Halls Close (Thanksgiving Break)
NOVEMBER 22-24: Thanksgiving Break
NOVEMBER 26 at 10am: Residence Halls Reopen
DECEMBER 16, 2017 at 12pm: Residence Halls Close (Winter Break)
DECEMBER 18 - January 7, 2017: Winter Break
JANUARY 4, 2018: New Student Move-In Day
JANUARY 5, 2018: Spring Start Orientation
JANUARY 7, 2018 at 10am: Residence Halls Reopen
JANUARY 8, 2018: First day of classes (Spring semester)
MARCH 2, 2018 at 6pm: Residence Halls Close (Spring break)
MARCH 7 - 11, 2018: Spring Break
APRIL 28, 2018: Residence Halls close (Summer Break)

*Early Residence Hall Move In Day is available to incoming freshmen who are attending Freshman Orientation - Session 4, and all transfer students.
**Freshman Orientation – Session 4 is only available to incoming freshmen who are international students or living outside of New England, New York and New Jersey who are not able to attend a July Orientation session.
***Residence Hall Move In Day is available to incoming freshmen who attended an Orientation session in July.

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