MD Academic Calendar

2016

June

17 Friday: Clinic orientation for new third-year students.

20 Monday: Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

24 Friday: Deadline for registration and initial payment of tuition for the third- and fourth-year classes.

July

3 Sunday: Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.

4 Monday: Independence Day observance.

 August

1 Monday: Orientation, registration, matriculation and initial fee payment for the first-year class.

2 Tuesday: Academic year begins for the first-year class.

15 Monday: Academic year begins for the second-year class.

19 Friday: Deadline for registration and initial payment of tuition for the second-year class.

September

4 Sunday: Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.

5 Monday: Labor Day observance.

November

23 Wednesday: Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.

24 Thursday: Thanksgiving Day observance.

25 Friday: Holiday for all classes.

December

16 Friday: Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

2017

January

3 Tuesday: Classes resume for all students.

6 Friday: Deadline for payment of the balance of tuition for all classes.

15 Sunday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday begins
at 5 p.m.

16 Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.

March

24 Friday: Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.

30 Thursday: Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.

April

3 Monday: Classes resume for all students.

May

7 Sunday: Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.

12 Friday: Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for the second-year class.

19 Friday:  Commencement

26 Friday: Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for the first-year class.

28 Sunday: Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.

29 Monday: Memorial Day observance.

June

2 Friday: Academic year and clinical clerkships end
at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.

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

Schedule of Clerkship and Elective Intervals 2016-2017

Final examinations for clinical clerkships are administered at the end of each clerkship. Exact date, time and location are announced by the course master.

Weeks/Dates

1-4:       June 20, 2016 – July 17, 2016

5-8:       July 18, 2016 – Aug. 14, 2016

9-12:      Aug. 15, 2016 – Sept. 11, 2016

13-16:     Sept. 12, 2016 – Oct. 9, 2016

17-20:     Oct. 10, 2016 – Nov. 6, 2016

21-24:     Nov. 7, 2016 – Dec. 4, 2016

25-28:     Dec. 5, 2016 – Jan. 15, 2017

 

(Winter recess 5 p.m.  December 16, 2016 –
January 2, 2017)

29-32:     Jan. 16, 2017 – Feb. 12, 2017

33-36:     Feb. 13, 2017 – March 12, 2017

37-40:     March 13, 2017 – April 9, 2017

41-44:     April 10, 2017 – May 7, 2017

45-48:     May 8, 2017 – June 2, 2017*

 

*Clinical clerkships end June 2, 2017.