Academic Calendar

2013-2014 Academic Calendar Class of 2017 Class of 2016 Class of 2015 Class of 2014 NOTES
Bassett Orientation August 5-9, 2013        
Fall Semester Begins (including Orientation) August 11, 2013 August 26, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013  
2017 Anatomy Course Begins August 13, 2013        
Fall Classes Begin August 19, 2013 August 26, 2013 July 1, 2013 July 1, 2013  
Fall Semester Ends December 20, 2013 December 20, 2013 December 20, 2013 December 31, 2013  
Major Clinical Year Ends     December 20, 2013    
Spring Semester Begins January 2, 2014 January 2, 2014 January 2, 2014 January 2, 2014  
Spring Semester Ends June 13, 2014 6/27/2014* June 30, 2014 May 21, 2014 *Class of 2016 date tentative based on MCY schedule
 
USMLE Test Dates NOTES
USMLE Step 1 Taken February 28, 2016 February 28, 2015 February 28, 2014 February 28, 2013  
USMLE Step 1 Retaken April 30, 2016 April 30, 2015 April 30, 2014 April 30, 2013  
USMLE Step 2 CK  *November 30, 2016 *November 30, 2015 *November 30, 2014 *November 30, 2013 *Passing CK is a requirement for graduation.  MDPHD deadline is February 23 of graduation year
USMLE Step 2 CS December 31, 2016 December 31, 2015 December 31, 2014 December 31, 2013 *Taking CS is a requirement for graduation.  Deadline for students taking year off is December 31 after MCY
USMLE Step 2 CK Retaken February 28, 2017 February 28, 2016 February 28, 2015 February 28, 2014  
 
Ceremonies & Events NOTES
Orientation August 11-16, 2013        
White Coat Ceremony August 12, 2013        
Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician Ceremony   January 3, 2014     *dates are tentative 
Match Day       *3/14/2014           *dates are tentative 
P&S Student Research Day TBA TBA TBA TBA           *dates are tentative 
P&S Class Day *May 16, 2017 *May 17, 2016 *May 19, 2015 *May 20, 2014           *dates are tentative 
University Commencement * May 17, 2017 * May 18, 2016 * May 20, 2015 * May 21, 2014           *dates are tentative 
P&S Graduation *May 17, 2017 *May 18, 2016 *May 20, 2015 *May 21, 2014           *dates are tentative 
 
Vacations & Holidays (unless otherwise noted, students in '16, '15, '14 should check with Course Director before assuming holidays are off) NOTES
Independence Day      July 4, 2013 July 4, 2013  
Labor Day September 2, 2013 September 2, 2013 September 2, 2013 September 2, 2013  
Thanksgiving Day November 28, 2013 November 28, 2013 November 28, 2013 November 28, 2013  
Thanksgiving Holiday November 29, 2013 November 29, 2013 Per clerkship director    
Winter Break Begins December 21, 2013 December 21, 2013 December 21, 2013    
Winter Break Ends January 1, 2014 January 1, 2014 January 1, 2014    
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 20, 2014        
Presidents Day February 17, 2014        
Spring Break Begins March 24, 2014        
Spring Break Ends March 28, 2014        
Memorial Day May 26, 2014 May 26, 2014 May 26, 2014 May 26, 2014  
 
Religious Holidays 2013-2014   NOTES
First Day of Ramadan July 10-August 8, 2013 starts eve of July 9th
Rosh Hashanah Begins September 5, 2013 starts eve of the 4th
Yom Kippur September 14, 2013 starts eve of the 13th
Christmas (observed) December 24-25, 2013  
Passover April 15-22, 2014 starts eve of the 14th
Good Friday April 18, 2014  
Easter April 20, 2014