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If you need to see previous academic calendar  Academic Calendar 20222023
1st 100 Weeks
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324
First and Second Year Students ONLY
Monday, July 31, 2023 
First Day of Instruction for First Year Students 
Wednesday, August 30, 2023 
First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students 
Monday, September 4, 2023 
Labor Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, September 15, 2023  Friday, September 22, 2023 
CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, September 22, 2023 
CPR Course ends for First Year Students 
Monday, September 25, 2023 
The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023 
White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, October 16, 2023  Friday, October 20, 2023 
Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Friday, October 20, 2023 
Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students 
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 
Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, November 6, 2023 
Medical Student Research Day 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023 
Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, December 8, 2023  Thursday, December 14, 2023 
The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Thursday, December 14, 2023 
The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students 
Tuesday, December 12, 2023  Friday, December 15, 2023 
Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Friday, December 15, 2023 
Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students 
Saturday, December 16, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024 
Winter Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 
Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 
The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, January 15, 2024 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Monday, February 19, 2024 
President's Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Monday, March 4, 2024  Friday, March 8, 2024 
Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, March 8, 2024 
Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students 
Friday, March 15, 2024 
Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Saturday, March 9, 2024  Sunday, March 17, 2024 
Spring Break  No Instruction for First Year Students, Instruction for Second Year Students as scheduled 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Thursday, March 21, 2024 
The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Monday, March 18, 2024 
Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students 
Thursday, March 21, 2024 
The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students 
Monday, March 25, 2024 
Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024 
Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Friday, May 3, 2024 
Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students 
Monday, May 6, 2024 
Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students 
Friday, May 17, 2024 
Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students 
Monday, May 27, 2024 
Memorial Day  No Instruction for First Year Students 
Tuesday, May 28, 2024  Friday, May 31, 2024 
Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, May 31, 2024 
Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students 
2nd 100 Weeks
Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324 

Third and Fourth Year Students ONLY 

Monday, May 22, 2023  First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students 
Monday, May 29, 2023  Memorial Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, June 5, 2023  First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, June 19, 2023  Juneteenth Observed  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, July 2, 2023  Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, July 3, 2023  Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Tuesday, July 4, 2023  Independence Day  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, July 30, 2023  Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, July 31, 2023  Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, August 27, 2023  Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, August 27, 2023  ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, August 28, 2023  Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, August 28, 2023  Friday, September 8, 2023  ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students 
Saturday, September 2, 2023  Monday, September 4, 2023  Labor Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, September 11, 2023  ACE Trimester 2 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students 
Monday, September 18, 2023  ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students 
Sunday, September 24, 2023  Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, September 25, 2023  Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023  White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, October 22, 2023  Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, October 23, 2023  Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, November 6, 2023  Medical Student Research Day  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, November 19, 2023  Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, November 20, 2023  Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023  Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, December 17, 2023  Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, December 18, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024  Winter Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024  Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, January 7, 2024  ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, January 8, 2024  Friday, January 19, 2024  ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students 
Saturday, January 13, 2024  Monday, January 15, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, January 22, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students 
Sunday, January 28, 2024  Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, January 29, 2024  Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, January 29, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 begins for Third Year Students 
Saturday, February 17, 2024  Monday, February 19, 2024  President's Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, February 25, 2024  Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, February 26, 2024  Prep Block 10 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, March 24, 2024  Prep Block 10 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, March 25, 2024  Prep Block 11 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, April 21, 2024  Prep Block 11 ends for Fourth Year Students Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, May 5, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024  Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, May 6, 2024  Friday, May 17, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessment Week for Third Year Students 
Friday, May 17, 2024  Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students 
Saturday, May 18, 2024  Sunday, June 2, 2024  Step 2 Independent Study Period for Third Year Students 
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Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324 

First Year Students ONLY 

Monday, July 31, 2023  First Day of Instruction for First Year Students CPR Course begins for First Year Students 
Monday, September 4, 2023  Labor Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, September 15, 2023  Friday, September 22, 2023  CPR Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, September 22, 2023  CPR Course ends for First Year Students 
Monday, September 25, 2023  The Biologic Imperative Course begins for First Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023  White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, November 6, 2023  Scholarship Day  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023  Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, December 8, 2023  Thursday, December 14, 2023  The Biologic Imperative Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Thursday, December 14, 2023  The Biologic Imperative ends for First Year Students 
Saturday, December 16, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024  Winter Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024  Fueling the Body Course begins for First Year Students 
Monday, January 15, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Monday, February 19, 2024  President's Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Monday, March 4, 2024  Friday, March 8, 2024  Fueling the Body Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, March 8, 2024  Fueling the Body Course ends for First Year Students 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Saturday, March 9, 2024  Sunday, March 17, 2024  Spring Break  No Instruction for First Year Students, Instruction for Second Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, March 18, 2024  Homeostasis Course begins for First Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024  Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, May 27, 2024  Memorial Day  No Instruction for First Year Students 
Tuesday, May 28, 2024  Friday, May 31, 2024  Homeostasis Course Assessment for First Year Students 
Friday, May 31, 2024  Homeostasis Course ends for First Year Students Last Day of Instruction for First Year Students 
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Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324 

Second Year Students ONLY 

Wednesday, August 30, 2023  First Day of Instruction for Second Year Students Interacting with the Environment Course begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, September 4, 2023  Labor Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023  White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, October 16, 2023  Friday, October 20, 2023  Interacting with the Environment Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Friday, October 20, 2023  Interacting with the Environment Course ends for Second Year Students 
Tuesday, October 24, 2023  Host Microbe Interactions Course begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, November 6, 2023  Medical Student Research Day  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023  Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Tuesday, December 12, 2023  Friday, December 15, 2023  Host Microbe Interactions Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Friday, December 15, 2023  Host Microbe Interactions Course ends for Second Year Students 
Saturday, December 16, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024  Winter Break  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024  The Human Condition Course begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, January 15, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Monday, February 19, 2024  President's Day  No Instruction for First and Second Year Students 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Saturday, March 9, 2024  Sunday, March 17, 2024  Spring Break  No Instruction for First Year Students, Instruction for Second Year Students as scheduled 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Thursday, March 21, 2024  The Human Condition Course Assessment for Second Year Students 
Thursday, March 21, 2024  The Human Condition Course ends for Second Year Students 
Monday, March 25, 2024  Step 1 Independent Study Period begins for Second Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024  Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for First and Second Year Students as scheduled 
Friday, May 3, 2024  Step 1 Independent Study Period ends for Second Year Students 
Monday, May 6, 2024  Transitions Course begins for Second Year Students 
Friday, May 17, 2024  Transitions Course ends for Second Year Students Last Day of Instruction for Second Year Students 
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Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324 

Third Year Students ONLY 

Monday, May 22, 2023  First Day of Instruction for Third Year Students ACE Trimester 1 begins for Third Year Students 
Monday, May 29, 2023  Memorial Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, June 19, 2023  Juneteenth Observed  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Tuesday, July 4, 2023  Independence Day  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, August 27, 2023  ACE Trimester 1 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, August 28, 2023  Friday, Septmber 8, 2023  ACE Trimester 1 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students 
Saturday, September 2, 2023  Monday, September 4, 2023  Labor Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, September 11, 2023  ACE Trimester 2 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students 
Monday, September 18, 2023  ACE Trimester 2 begins for Third Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023  White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, November 6, 2023  Medical Student Research Day  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023  Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, December 18, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024  Winter Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, January 7, 2024  ACE Trimester 2 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, January 8, 2024  Friday, January 19, 2024  ACE Trimester 2 Reading/Assessment Weeks for Third Year Students 
Saturday, January 13, 2024  Monday, January 15, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Monday, January 22, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 Core Learning begins for Third Year Students 
Monday, January 29, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 begins for Third Year Students 
Saturday, February 17, 2024  Monday, February 19, 2024  President's Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, May 5, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 ends for Third Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024  Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 
Monday, May 6, 2024  Friday, May 17, 2024  ACE Trimester 3 Reading/Assessment Week for Third Year Students 
Friday, May 17, 2024  Last Day of Instruction for Third Year Students 
Saturday, May 18, 2024  Sunday, June 2, 2024  Step 2 Independent Study Period for Third Year Students 
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Academic Calendar of the School of Medicine 202324 

Fourth Year Students ONLY 

Monday, June 5, 2023  First Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students Prep Block 1 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, June 19, 2023  Juneteenth Observed  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, July 2, 2023  Prep Block 1 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, July 3, 2023  Prep Block 2 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Tuesday, July 4, 2023  Independence Day  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, July 30, 2023  Prep Block 2 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, July 31, 2023  Prep Block 3 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, August 27, 2023  Prep Block 3 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, August 28, 2023  Prep Block 4 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Saturday, September 2, 2023  Monday, September 4, 2023  Labor Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, September 24, 2023  Prep Block 4 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, September 25, 2023  Prep Block 5 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Friday, October 13, 2023  White Coat Ceremony for First Year Students  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, October 22, 2023  Prep Block 5 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, October 23, 2023  Prep Block 6 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, November 6, 2023  Medical Student Research Day  Instruction for Third and Fourth Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, November 19, 2023  Prep Block 6 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, November 20, 2023  Prep Block 7 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Thursday, November 23, 2023  Sunday, November 26, 2023  Thanksgiving Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, December 17, 2023  Prep Block 7 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, December 18, 2023  Monday, January 1, 2024  Winter Break  No Instruction for Third Year Students and Fourth Year Students 
Tuesday, January 2, 2024  Prep Block 8 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Saturday, January 13, 2024  Monday, January 15, 2024  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, January 28, 2024  Prep Block 8 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, January 29, 2024  Prep Block 9 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Saturday, February 17, 2024  Monday, February 19, 2024  President's Day Weekend  No Instruction for Third Year Students; Fourth Year Students as per Department 
Sunday, February 25, 2024  Prep Block 9 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, February 26, 2024  Prep Block 10 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Friday, March 15, 2024  Match Day for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 
Sunday, March 24, 2024  Prep Block 10 ends for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, March 25, 2024  Prep Block 11 begins for Fourth Year Students 
Sunday, April 21, 2024  Prep Block 11 ends for Fourth Year Students Last Day of Instruction for Fourth Year Students 
Monday, May 13, 2024  Commencement for Fourth Year Students  Instruction for Third Year Students as scheduled 