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2018 Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-2020
First and Second Year Students ONLY
Monday, August 5, 2019 First Day of Instruction for First Year Students
CPR Course begins for First Year Students
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Interacting with the Environment Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 - Friday, September 27, 2019 CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, September 27, 2019 CPR Course ends for First Year Students
Monday, September 30, 2019 The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students
Friday, October 11, 2019 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, October 18, 2019 - Thursday, October 24, 2019 Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Thursday, October 24, 2019 Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, December 13, 2019 - Thursday, December 19, 2019 The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, December 20, 2019 The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students
Monday, December 16, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, December 20, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 6, 2020 Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, January 6, 2020 The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 13, 2020 - Thursday, March 19, 2020 Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students
Thursday, March 19, 2020 Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students
Friday, March 20, 2020 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, March 23, 2020 - Friday, March 27, 2020 The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, March 27, 2020 The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students
Monday, March 30, 2020 Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, March 30, 2020 Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students
Monday, May 11, 2020 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, May 25, 2020 Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students
Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students
Friday, June 5, 2020 Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Monday, June 15, 2020 - Friday, June 19, 2020 Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, June 19, 2020 Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for First Year Students
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-20
Third and Fourth Year Students ONLY
Monday, June 3, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students
Monday, June 3, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, June 30, 2019 Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, July 1, 2019 Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, July 4, 2019 Independence Day - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, July 28, 2019 Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, July 29, 2019 Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, August 25, 2019 Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, August 26, 2019 Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, September 8, 2019 ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, September 09, 2019 - Friday, September 20, 2019 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students
Sunday, September 22, 2019 Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 ACE Trimester 2 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 30, 2019 ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students
Friday, October 11, 2019 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled
Sunday, October 20, 2019 Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 21, 2019 Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Scholarship Day - Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled
Sunday, November 17, 2019 Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, November 18, 2019 Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, December 15, 2019 Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, December 16, 2019 Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, January 19, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 - Friday, January 31, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students
Sunday, January 26, 2020 Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 27, 2020 Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 3, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, February 23, 2020 Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 24, 2020 Prep Block 10 begins for Fourth Year Students
Friday, March 20, 2020 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Prep Block 10 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, March 23, 2020 Prep Block 11 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Prep Block 11 ends for Fourth Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Monday, May 11, 2020 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled
Sunday, May 17, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, May 18, 2020 - Friday, May 29, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessment Week for Third Year Students
Friday, May 29, 2020 Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-20
First Year Students ONLY
Monday, August 5, 2019 First Day of Instruction for First Year Students
CPR Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 - Friday, September 27, 2019 CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, September 27, 2019 CPR Course ends for First Year Students
Monday, September 30, 2019 The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students
Friday, October 11, 2019 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, December 13, 2019 - Thursday, December 19, 2019 The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, December 20, 2019 The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 6, 2020 Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 13, 2020 - Thursday, March 19, 2020 Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students
Thursday, March 19, 2020 Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students
Friday, March 20, 2020 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, March 30, 2020 Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, May 11, 2020 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, June 15, 2020 - Friday, June 19, 2020 Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, June 19, 2020 Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for First Year Students
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-20
Second Year Students ONLY
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Interacting with the Environment Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, October 11, 2019 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, October 21, 2019 - Friday, October 25, 2019 Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, October 25, 2019 Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, December 16, 2019 - Friday, December 20, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, December 20, 2019 Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 6, 2020 The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 20, 2020 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, March 23, 2020 - Friday, March 27, 2020 The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, March 27, 2020 The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students
Monday, March 30, 2020 Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students
Monday, May 11, 2020 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, May 25, 2020 Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students
Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students
Friday, June 5, 2020 Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-20
Third Year Students ONLY
Monday, June 3, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students
Thursday, July 4, 2019 Independence Day - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, September 8, 2019 ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, September 09, 2019 - Friday, September 20, 2019 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 ACE Trimester 2 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students
Monday, September 30, 2019 ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, January 19, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 - Friday, January 31, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students
Monday, February 3, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, May 17, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, May 18, 2020 - Friday, May 29, 2020 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessment Week for Third Year Students
Friday, May 29, 2020 Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 2019-20
Fourth Year Students ONLY
Monday, June 3, 2019 First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, June 30, 2019 Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, July 1, 2019 Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, July 4, 2019 Independence Day - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, July 28, 2019 Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, July 29, 2019 Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, August 25, 2019 Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, August 26, 2019 Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, September 22, 2019 Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 23, 2019 Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, October 20, 2019 Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 21, 2019 Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, November 17, 2019 Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, November 18, 2019 Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - Sunday, December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, December 15, 2019 Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Sunday, January 5, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, December 16, 2019 Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, January 26, 2020 Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 27, 2020 Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 17, 2020 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, February 23, 2020 Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 24, 2020 Prep Block 10 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Prep Block 10 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, March 23, 2020 Prep Block 11 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, April 19, 2020 Prep Block 11 ends for Fourth Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Monday, May 11, 2020 Commencement for Fourth Year Students