Academic Calendar

All dates are tentative and subject to change per the discretion of program officials

Holidays and Vacations

The following are official school holidays and vacation time. Vacation time is scheduled by the school. Classes and clinical sessions are not held during official holiday and vacation times. Accreditation standards prohibit scheduling of students for clinical experience on official holidays.

  • Students receive two weeks of vacation each semester
  • Vacation time is scheduled by the program
  • No classes will be held during vacation periods
  • No clinical education experiences are allowed on official school holidays
  • The following days are official school holidays:
    • Jan. 1 (LH)
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (LH)
    • Memorial Day (LH)
    • July 4 (LH)
    • Labor Day (LH)
    • Thanksgiving (LH) and Friday after
    • Dec. 24 (LH)
    • Dec. 25 (LH)

(LH) – legal holiday

Fall Semester2020-20212021-2022
First day of classes (Junior students)9/9/209/8/21
Orientation period (Junior students)9/14/20 – 10/23/209/13/21 – 10/29/21
Labor Day Holiday9/7/209/6/21
First day of classes (Senior students)9/14/20 (1st day clinical 9/8/20)9/13/21
Thanksgiving Recess11/26/20 – 11/27/2011/25/21 – 11/26/21
Final Exams12/14/20 – 12/18/2012/13/21 – 12/17/21
Semester ends12/23/2012/23/21
Winter Recess12/24/20 – 1/8/2112/24/21 – 1/9/22
  
Spring Semester2020-20212021-2022
Clinical practicum resumes1/11/211/10/22
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday1/18/211/17/22
Academic courses resume1/25/211/18/22*
Spring Recess3/21/21 – 3/27/21*3/20/22 – 3/26/22*
Final Exams5/10/21 – 5/14/215/9/22 – 5/13/22
Semester ends5/21/215/20/22
Summer Recess (Senior students)5/23/21 – 5/29/215/22/22 – 5/28/22
Summer Recess (Junior students)5/32/21 – 6/5/215/22/22 – 6/4/22
Memorial Day Holiday5/31/215/30/22
  
Summer Semester2020-20212021-2022
Clinical practicum resumesSR 6/1/21 and JR 6/7/21SR 5/31/22 and JR 6/6/22
Academic courses resume6/7/216/6/22
July 4th Holiday (observed)7/5/217/4/22
Last day of senior classes7/21/217/22/22
Graduation7/30/21 or 8/6/21*7/29/22 or 8/5/22*
Final Exams (Junior Students)8/9/21 – 8/13/21*8/9/22 – 8/12/22
Semester ends8/20/218/19/22
End of Year Recess (Junior Students)8/22/21 – 9/3/218/21/22 – 9/3/22

All dates are tentative and subject to change per the discretion of program officials

* To be determined, dates have not been finalized