MD Program Academic Calendars

Beginning and ending dates of each academic term will be published with individual class schedules.

2020 – 2021

AUGUST 2020
3 Monday Academic year begins for 3rd and 4th Year Students
17 Monday Academic year begins for 2nd Year Students
SEPTEMBER 2020
6 Sunday Labor Day holiday begins at 5pm
7 Monday Labor Day Observance
8 Tuesday Academic year begins for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum) – Initial Orientation/ tuition and fee payment due for Phase 1 class
NOVEMBER 2020
25 Wednesday Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5pm
26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day Observance
27 Friday Holiday for all classes
DECEMBER 2020
18 Friday Winter Break begins at 5pm for all classes
JANUARY 2021
4 Monday Classes resume after Winter Break for all students
17 Sunday Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5pm
18 Monday Martin Luther King Day Observance
MARCH 2021
19 Friday Spring Break begins at 5pm for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum)
26 Friday Spring Break begins at 5pm for 2nd Year Students
29 Monday Classes resume for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum)
APRIL 2021
5 Monday Classes resume for 2nd Year Students
8 Thursday Spring Break begins at 5pm for 3rd and 4th Year Students
12 Monday Classes resume for 3rd and 4th year Classes
23 Sunday Academic Year ends at 5pm for graduating students
30 Friday Academic Year ends at 5pm for 2nd Year Students
MAY 2021
21 Friday Commencement
23 Sunday Academic Year & Clinical Clerkships end at 5pm for 3rd Year Students
30 Sunday Memorial Day holiday begins at 5pm
31 Monday Memorial Day Observance
June 2021
11 Friday Summer Break for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum)
28 Monday Classes resume for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum)
July 2021
5 Monday Independence Day Holiday Observance
September 2021
5 Sunday Labor Day holiday begins at 5pm
6 Monday Labor Day Observance
November 2021
24 Wednesday Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5pm
25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day Observance
26 Friday Holiday for all classes
December 2021
17 Friday Winter Break begins at 5pm for Phase 1 Students (Gateway Curriculum)
January 2022
3 Monday  Phase 2 Begins (Gateway Curriculum)

 

Past academic calendar

2019 – 2020

JUNE 2019
13-14 Thursday & Friday Clinic orientation for new 3rd Year Students
17 Monday Academic year begins for 3rd and 4th Year Classes
JULY 2019
3 Wednesday Independence Day holiday begins at 5pm
4 Thursday Independence Day Observance
AUGUST 2019
5 Monday Initial orientation/matriculation day,
and initial tuition & fee payment due for 1st Year Class
6 Tuesday Academic year begins for 1st  Year Class
19 Monday Academic year begins for 2nd Year Class
SEPTEMBER 2019
1 Sunday Labor Day holiday begins at 5pm
2 Monday Labor Day Observance
NOVEMBER 2019
27 Wednesday Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5pm
28 Thursday Thanksgiving Day Observance
29 Friday Holiday for all classes
DECEMBER 2019
20 Friday Winter Break begins at 5pm for all classes
JANUARY 2020
6 Monday Classes resume after Winter Break for all students
19 Sunday Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5pm
20 Monday Martin Luther King Day Observance
MARCH 2020
27 Friday Spring Break begins at 5pm for 1st and 2nd Year Classes
APRIL 2020
2 Thursday Spring Break begins at 5pm for 3rd and 4th Year Classes
6 Monday Classes resume for all students
MAY 2020
1 Friday Academic Year ends at 5pm for 2nd Year Class
3 Sunday Academic Year ends at 5pm for graduating students
15 Friday Commencement
24 Sunday Memorial Day holiday begins at 5pm
25 Monday Memorial Day Observance
29 Friday Academic Year ends at 5pm for 1st Year Class;
Academic Year & Clinical Clerkships end at 5pm
for students in clinical clerkships