2019 – 2020 Academic Calendars

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Medical Degree (MD) – First Year Students

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

New MD1 Student Orientation (8:30am) Thurs. Jun. 27 – Fri. Jun. 28, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes Begins Mon. Jul. 1, 2019
Independence Day Holiday Thurs. Jul. 4, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
End of Semester Exams Fri. Dec. 20, 2019
Winter Break Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 @ 5:00pm – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020

Spring Semester 2020 Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Tues. Dec. 31, 2019 – Wed. Jan 1, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Classes Begins Mon. Jan. 6, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Research Day Wed. Feb 12, 2020
Match Day Fri. Mar. 20, 2020
Spring Break Sat. Mar. 21 – Mon. Mar. 30, 2020
Good Friday Holiday Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Last Day of Class/ Exams Fri. May 22, 2020
Grade Posting Period Mon. May 25 – Fri. May 29, 2020

Medical Degree (MD) – Second Year Students

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

MD2 Student Orientation (9:00am) Mon. Aug. 12, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes Begins Tues. Aug. 13, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Winter Break Fri. Dec. 20, 2019 @ 5:00pm – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020

Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Tues. Dec. 31, 2019 – Wed. Jan. 1, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Classes Begins Mon. Jan. 6, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Research Day Wed. Feb. 12, 2020
Match Day Fri. Mar. 20, 2020
Spring Break Sat. Mar. 21 – Mon. Mar. 30, 2020
Good Friday Holiday Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Last Day of Class/ Exams Fri. May 15, 2020
Deadline for USMLE Step I Exam Tues. June 30, 2020

Medical Degree (MD) – Third Year Students

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

MD3 Student Orientation (9:00am) Mon. Jul. 1, 2019
Student Clinician Ceremony (6:30pm) Tues. Jul. 2, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes Begins Tues. Jul. 2, 2019
Independence Day Holiday Thurs. Jul. 4, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 @ 5:00pm – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Winter Break Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020

Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Tues. Dec. 31, 2019 – Wed. Jan 1, 2020
Spring Semester Classes Begins Wed. Jan. 6, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Match Day Fri. Mar. 20, 2020
Career Day in Medicine Workshops Sat. Mar. 21, 2020
Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter Fri. Apr. 10 – Sun. Apr. 12, 2020
Memorial Day Holiday Mon. May 25, 2020
Clinical Comprehensive Sat. Jun. 6, 2020
Last day of classes Fri. Jun. 19, 2020

Medical Degree (MD) – Fourth Year Students

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

MD4 Orientation (1:30pm) Fri. Jun. 14, 2019
Rotation I Mon. Jul. 1 – Fri. Jul. 26, 2019
Rotation II Mon. Jul. 29 – Fri. Aug. 23, 2019
Rotation III Mon. Aug. 26 – Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Rotation IV Mon. Sept. 23 – Fri. Oct. 18, 2020
Rotation V Mon. Oct. 21 – Fri. Nov. 15, 2019
Rotation VI Mon. Nov. 18 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 @ 5:00pm – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Application for Graduation Deadline (May 2020 Graduates) Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
Winter Break Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
December 2019 Degree Conferral Date Tues. Dec. 31, 2019

Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Tues. Dec. 31, 2019 – Wed. Jan. 1, 2020
Rotation VII Mon. Jan 6 – Fri. Jan. 31, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Rotation VIII Mon. Feb. 3 – Fri. Feb. 28, 2020
Rotation IX Mon. Mar. 2 – Fri. Mar. 27, 2020
Match Day Fri. Mar. 20, 2020
*Rotation XI Mon. Mar. 30 – Fri. Apr. 24, 2020
Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter Fri. Apr. 10, 2020 – Sun. Apr. 12, 2020
Rotation XI Mon. Apr. 27 – Fri. May 22, 2020
Commencement Rehearsal (12 Noon) Wed. May 13, 2020
Class Day Program Fri. May 15, 2020
Commencement Sat. May 16, 2020
May 2020 Degree Conferral Date Sat. May 16, 2020

Dates for individual 3rd year rotations are as follows:

12 Week Rotation Schedule

  • Tues. Jul. 2 – Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
  • Mon. Sept 23 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019
  • Winter Break: Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
  • Mon. Jan. 6 – Fri. Mar. 27, 2020
  • Mon. Mar. 30 – Fri. Jun. 19, 2020
  • Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter: Fri. Apr. 9 – Sun. Apr. 12, 2020

8 Week Rotation Schedule

  • Tues. Jul. 2 – Fri. Aug. 23, 2019
  • Mon. Aug. 26 – Fri. Oct. 18, 2019
  • Mon. Oct. 21 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019
  • Winter Break: Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
  • Mon. Jan. 6 – Fri. Feb 28, 2020
  • Mon. Mar. 2 – Thurs. Apr. 24, 2020
  • Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter: Fri. Apr. 10 – Sun. Apr. 12, 2020
  • Mon. Apr. 27 – Fri. Jun. 19, 2020

6 Week Rotation Schedule

  • Tues. Jul. 2 – Fri. Aug. 9, 2019
  • Mon. Aug. 12 – Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
  • Mon. Sept. 23 – Fri. Nov. 1, 2019
  • Mon. Nov. 4 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019
  • Winter Break: Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
  • Mon. Jan. 6 – Fri. Feb. 14, 2020
  • Mon. Feb. 17 – Fri. Mar. 27, 2020
  • Mon. Mar. 30 – Fri. May 8, 2020
  • Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter: Fri. Apr. 10 – Sun. Apr. 12, 2020
  • Mon. May 11 – Fri. Jun. 19, 2020

Dates for individual 4th year electives are as follows:

4 Week Clinical Elective Schedule

  • Mon. Jul. 1 – Fri. Jul. 26, 2019 (Rotation I)
  • Mon. Jul. 29 – Fri. Aug. 23, 2019 (Rotation II)
  • Mon. Aug. 26 – Fri. Sept. 20, 2019 (Rotation III)
  • Mon. Sept. 23 – Fri. Oct. 18, 2019 (Rotation IV)
  • Mon. Oct. 21 – Fri. Nov. 15, 2019 (Rotation V)
  • Mon. Nov. 18 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019 (Rotation VI)
  • Winter Break: Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
  • Mon. Jan. 6 – Fri. Jan. 31, 2020 (Rotation VII)
  • Mon. Feb. 3 – Fri. Feb. 28, 2020 (Rotation VIII)
  • Mon. Mar. 2 – Fri. Mar. 27, 2020 (Rotation IX)
  • Mon. Mar. 30 – Thurs. Apr. 24, 2020 (Rotation X)
  • Spring Break, Good Friday, Easter: Fri. Apr. 10 – Sun, Apr. 12, 2020
  • *Mon. Apr. 27 – Fri. May 22, 2020 (Rotation XI)
  • Mon. May. 25 – Fri. Jun. 19, 2020 (Rotation XII)

 

Graduate Education in Biomedical Sciences (GEBS) – (PhD, MSBR, MSBmT, MSCR, MSMS, MSNS)

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

New Student Orientation (Welcome Session Fri., Aug. 2, 2019 – 8:30am) Thurs. Aug. 1 – Fri. Aug. 2, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes begins (PhD, MSBR, MSBT continuing students) Mon. Jul. 1, 2019
Add/Drop (PhD, MSBR, MSBmT continuing students) Mon. Jul. 1 – Mon. Jul. 8, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes begins (new & returning students) Mon. Aug. 5, 2019
Add/Drop (new & returning students) Mon. Aug. 5 – Fri. Aug. 9, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat and Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Application for Graduation Deadline (December 2019 Graduates) Fri. Oct. 4, 2019
Fall Break (1st Year students only) Thurs. Oct. 10 – Fri. Oct. 11, 2019
Advisement Week Mon. Oct. 14 – Fri. Nov. 15, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019
Registration (Spring Semester 2020 – continuing students) Mon. Nov. 4, 2019 – Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020
Cross Registration/ ARCHE Deadline (Spring Semester 2020) Mon. Nov. 11, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Absolute Completion Deadline (December 2019 Graduates) Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Last Day of Classes Thurs. Dec. 5, 2019
Reading Day Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
Application for Graduation Deadline (May 2020 Graduates) Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
Final Exams Mon. Dec. 9 – Fri. Dec. 13, 2019
Grade Posting Period (1st year (PhD, MSBR, MSBT), MSCR, MSMS, MSNS) Sat. Dec. 14 – Fri. Dec. 20, 2019
Grade Posting Period (PhD, MSBR, MSBT – continuing students) Sat. Dec. 14 – Mon. Dec. 31, 2019
December 2019 Conferral Degree Date Dec. 31, 2019
Winter Break Mon. Dec. 16, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020

Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Tues. Dec. 31, 2019 & Tues. Jan. 1, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Classes begins Wed. Jan. 6, 2020
Drop/Add Period Wed. Jan. 2 – Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Qualifying Exam Part I (MS students) Thurs. Jan. 23 – Fri. Jan. 24 & Mon. Jan. 27, 2020
Research Day Wed. Feb. 12, 2020
Advisement (Fall 2020 Semester – continuing students) Mon. Mar. 16 – Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Registration (Fall 2020 Semester – continuing students) Mon. Apr. 6 – Fri. Aug. 7, 2020
Spring Break (1st Year Students Only) Mon. Mar. 23 – Sun. Mar. 29, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade Tues. Mar. 31, 2020
Good Friday Holiday Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Absolute Completion Deadline (PhD, MSBR, MSNS – May 2020 Graduates) Fri. May 1, 2020
Last Day of Classes (MSCR, MSMS – May 2020 Graduates) Fri. Apr. 24, 2020
Final Exams (MSMS, MSCR – May 2020 Graduates) Mon. Apr. 27 – Thurs. Apr. 30, 2020
Grade Posting (May 2020 Graduates) Fri. May 1 – Tues. May 5, 2020
Last Day of Classes (MSBMT, MSCR, MSMS, MSNS – continuing students) Fri. May 1, 2020
Final Exams (PhD, MSBR, MSBMT, MSCR, MSMS, MSNS –
continuing students)
Mon. May 4 – Fri. May 8, 2020
Grade Posting Period (MSMS, MSCR, MSNS – continuing students) Fri. May 8 – Fri. May 15, 2020
Grade Posting Period (PhD, MSBMT, MSBR – continuing students) Fri. May 8 – Tues. Jun. 30, 2020
Class Day Program Fri. May 15, 2020
Commencement Sat. May 16, 2020
May 2020 Conferral Degree Date May 16, 2020
Qualifying Exam Part I (PhD) Thurs. Jun. 4 – Fri. Jun. 5 & Mon. Jun. 8, 2020
Last Day of Classes (PhD, MSBR, MSBT – continuing students) Tues. Jun. 30, 2020

Graduate Education in Public Health (GEPH) Calendar – (MPH)

Fall Semester 2019 Academic Calendar

New Student Orientation (Welcome Session
Fri., Aug. 2, 8:30am)

Thurs. Aug. 1 – Fri. 2, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester Classes begins Mon. Aug. 5, 2019
Drop/Add Period Mon. Aug. 5 Fri. 9, 2019
Labor Day Holiday Mon. Sept. 2, 2019
Constitution Day Tues. Sept. 17, 2019
Fall Convocation, White Coat & Pinning Ceremony Fri. Sept. 20, 2019
Study Period Fri. Sept. 27, 2019
Mid – Semester Exams Mon. Sept. 30 – Fri. Oct. 4, 2019
Application for Graduation Deadline (December 2019 Graduates) Fri. Oct. 18, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade Thurs. Oct. 31, 2019
Fall Break (MPH Students Only) Mon. Nov. 4 – Fri. 8, 2019
Registration (Spring 2020 Semester – continuing students) Mon. Nov. 18, 2019 – Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020
Cross Registration/ARCHE Deadline (Spring Semester 2020) Mon. Nov. 11, 2019
Last Day of Classes and Study Period Tues. Nov. 26, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 – Sun. Dec. 1, 2019
Final Exams Mon. – Fri. Dec. 2 – 6, 2019
Culminating Experience Presentations Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
Application for Graduation Deadline (May 2020 Graduates) Fri. Dec. 6, 2019
Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office Fri. Dec. 6 – Wed. Dec. 11, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Ends Fri. Dec 13, 2019
Winter Break Sat. Dec. 14, 2019 – Sun. Jan. 5, 2020
December 2019 Conferral Degree Date Dec 31, 2019

Spring Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

New Year’s Holidays Mon. Dec. 31, 2019 – Tues. Jan 1, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Classes begins Mon. Jan. 6, 2020
Drop/Add Period Wed. Jan. 2 – Thurs. Jan. 9, 2020
M. L. King, Jr. Holiday Mon. Jan. 20, 2020
Study Period Fri. Feb. 21, 2020
Mid – Semester Exams Mon. Feb. 24 – Fri. Feb. 28, 2020
Spring Break Mon. Mar. 2 – Sun. Mar. 8, 2020
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade Thurs. Mar 31, 2020
Registration (Fall 2020 Semester – continuing students) Mon. Apr. 6 – Fri. Aug. 7, 2020
Good Friday Holiday Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Last Day of Classes Thurs. Apr. 17, 2020
Final Exams Mon. Apr. 20 – Fri. Apr. 24, 2020
Culminating Experience Presentation Fri. Apr. 24 and/or Mon. Apr. 27, 2020
Completion date (May 2020 Graduates) Fri. May 1, 2020
Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office Tues. May 5, 2019
Spring 2020 Semester Ends Wed. May 6, 2020

Physician Assistant Studies Calendar (PAS)

Summer 2019 Semester Academic Calendar

Orientation Mon. Jun. 3 – Fri. Jun. 7, 2019
Summer 2019 Semester Classes Begin Mon. Jun. 10, 2019
Summer 2019 Semester Classes End Fri. Aug. 16, 2019
Summer Break Mon. Aug. 19 – Aug. 23, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester

Fall 2019 Semester Classes Begin Mon, Aug. 26, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 27 – Fri. Nov. 29, 2019
Fall 2019 Semester Classes End Fri. Dec. 20, 2019
Winter Break Mon. Dec. 23, 2019 – Fri. Jan. 10, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester
Spring 2020 Semester Classes Begin Mon. Jan 13, 2020
Good Friday Holiday Fri. Apr. 10, 2020
Spring Break Mon. Apr. 13 – Fri. Apr. 17, 2020
Spring 2020 Semester Classes End Fri. May 8, 2020

Summer 2020 Semester

Orientation Mon. Jun. 1 – Fri. Jun. 5, 2020
Summer 2020 Semester Classes Begin Mon Jun. 8, 2020
Summer 2020 Semester Classes End Frid. Aug. 14, 2020
Summer Break Mon. Aug. 17 – Fri. Aug. 21, 2020

Fall Semester 2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Semester Classes Begins Mon, Aug. 23, 2020
Thanksgiving Break Wed. Nov. 25 – Fri. Nov. 27, 2020
Fall 2020 Semester Classes End Fri. Dec. 18, 2020
Winter Break Mon. Dec. 21, 2020 – Fri. Jan. 8, 2021

 


 

*If a 4th year student is enrolled in Rotation XI, your degree will not be awarded until completion of the rotation and final grade is received by the Registrar. Degree verification will not be verified until all degree requirements are completed.