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Academic Calendar 2020-21

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

First and Second Year Students ONLY
Monday, August 3, 2020 First Day of Instruction for First Year Students
CPR Course begins for First Year Students
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Interacting with the Environment Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, September 21, 2020 - Friday, September 25, 2020 CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, September 25, 2020 CPR Course ends for First Year Students
Monday, September 28, 2020 The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students
Friday, October 9, 2020 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, October 16, 2020 - Thursday, October 22, 2020 Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, December 11, 2020 - Thursday, December 17, 2020 The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, December 18, 2020 The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Friday, December 18, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, December 18, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 4, 2021 Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, January 4, 2021 The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 12, 2021 - Thursday, March 18, 2021 Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students
Thursday, March 18, 2021 Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Sunday, March 28, 2021 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Friday, March 26, 2021 The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, March 26, 2021 The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students
Monday, March 29, 2021 Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, March 29, 2021 Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students
Monday, May 10, 2021 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, May 21, 2021 Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, May 24, 2021 Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, June 7, 2021 Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Monday, June 14, 2021 - Friday, June 18, 2021 Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, June 18, 2021 Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for First Year Students

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

Third and Fourth Year Students ONLY
Monday, July 20, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students
Monday, July 27, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, August 23, 2020 Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, August 24, 2020 Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, September 20, 2020 Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 21, 2020 Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 05, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Begin for Third Year Students
Sunday, October 11, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 19, 2020 Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 26, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students
Friday, October 30, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessments End for Third Year Students
Sunday, November 15, 2020 Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, November 16, 2020 Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, December 13, 2020 Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, December 14, 2020 Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2020 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, January 24, 2021 Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 25, 2021 Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 8, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessments Begin for Third Year Students
Sunday, February 14, 2021 ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 22, 2021 Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students
Friday, February 26, 2021 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessment End for Third Year Students
Monday, March 01, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 begins for Third Year Students
Sunday, March 21, 2021 Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, March 22, 2021 Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, April 18, 2021 Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Monday, May 10, 2021 Commencement for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, May 23, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, May 24, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessments Begin for Third Year Students
Friday, June 4, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessments End for Third Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

First Year Students ONLY
Monday, August 3, 2020 First Day of Instruction for First Year Students
CPR Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, September 21, 2020 - Friday, September 25, 2020 CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, September 25, 2020 CPR Course ends for First Year Students
Monday, September 28, 2020 The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students
Friday, October 9, 2020 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Wednesday, November 4, 2029 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, December 11, 2020 - Thursday, December 17, 2020 The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, December 18, 2020 The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 4, 2021 Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 12, 2021 - Thursday, March 18, 2021 Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students
Thursday, March 18, 2021 Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Sunday, March 28, 2021 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, March 29, 2021 Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students
Monday, May 10, 2021 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, June 14, 2021 - Friday, June 18, 2021 Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students
Friday, June 18, 2021 Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for First Year Students

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

Second Year Students ONLY
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Interacting with the Environment Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, October 9, 2020 White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, October 16, 2020 - Thursday, October 22, 2020 Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Thursday, October 22, 2020 Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Scholarship Day - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - Friday, December 18, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, December 18, 2020 Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter Break - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, January 4, 2021 The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day - No Instruction for First and Second Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 Match Day for Fourth Year Students  - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Sunday, March 28, 2021 Spring Break - No Instruction for First Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 - Friday, March 26, 2021 The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students
Friday, March 26, 2021 The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students
Monday, March 29, 2021 Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students
Monday, May 10, 2021 Commencement for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled
Monday, May 21, 2021 Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day - No Instruction for First Year Students
Monday, May 24, 2021 Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students
Monday, June 7, 2021 Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Second Year Students
Sunday, October 11, 2020ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year StudentsMonday, February 8, 2021ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessments Begin for Third Year Students

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

Third Year Students ONLY
Monday July 20, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students
ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Monday, October 5, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students
Monday, October 11, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, October 26, 2020 ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students
Friday, October 30, 2020 ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessments End for Third Year Students
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, February 8, 2021 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessments Begin for Third Year Students
Sunday, February 14, 2021 ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Friday, February 26, 2021 ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessments End for Third Year Students
Monday, March 01, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 begins for Third Year Students
Sunday, May 23, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students
Monday, May 24, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessments Begin for Third Year Students
Friday, June 4, 2021 ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessments End for Third Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students

Academic Calendar of the Zucker School of Medicine 2020-2021

Fourth Year Students ONLY
Monday, July 27, 2020 First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, August 23, 2020 Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, August 24, 2020 Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, September 20, 2020 Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, September 21, 2020 Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, October 18, 2020 Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, October 19, 2020 Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, November 15, 2020 Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, November 16, 2020 Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Sunday, November 29, 2020 Thanksgiving Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, December 13, 2020 Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, December 14, 2020 Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students
Saturday, December 19, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021 Winter Break - No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, Janurary 24, 2021 Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, January 25, 2021 Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 15, 2021 President's Day Weekend - No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, February 22, 2021 Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students
Friday, March 19, 2021 Match Day for Fourth Year Students - Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled
Sunday, March 21, 2021 Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students
Monday, March 22, 2021 Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students
Sunday, April 18, 2021 Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students
Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students
Monday, May 10, 2021 Commencement for Fourth Year Students