Academic Calendar

Current and upcoming academic calendars are linked below as pdf for easier downloading and printing.



Fall 2021 • Early Fall continuing DDS students: New D2 (Class of 2024) D3 (Class of 2023) and D4 (Class of 2022)

Date

Event

Monday, May 10 – August 6

Early Fall – D2 (5/10-7/30), D3 (5/10-8/6), D4 (5/10-7/30)

Monday, May 17

IDP Program for new candidates

Monday, May 31

Memorial Day – off

Monday, June 28 - July 11

Official break D2 - D4 classes

Monday, August 2 – Friday, August 6

Orientation Week (specific schedules for each class are TBA)

Monday, August 9

Fall Main Term – DDS Classes, Clinics & Rotations– D1, D2, D3, D4

Monday, August 30

Graduate School courses begin

Monday, September 6

Labor Day – off

Monday, October 11

Semester Midpoint

Thursday, November 4

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting – DDS D2-D4 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory

Thursday, November 4

Interprofessional Education Day – DDS D3 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory

Friday, November 5

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting – DDS D3-D4 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory

Friday, November 19

mOSCE D4 All afternoon class/clinic cancelled

Wednesday, November 24 – Saturday, November 27

Fall Recess for D1-D4 and Graduate School courses. Instruction resumes Monday, 11/29 Note:

Advanced Ed. Clinic in session at the discretion of the Program Directors

Monday, November 29

Classes/Clinics/Rotations resume

Friday, December 3

Last day of Instruction/clinic for D1–D3. Last day of classes for D4

Saturday, December 4 – Sunday, December 5

Reading Days

Monday, December 6 – Friday, December 10

DDS Final Exam Week

Friday, December 10

Last day of Clinic for D4

Friday, December 10

Graduate School last day of classes

Friday, December 10

Winter recess begins at 5pm D1–D4

Monday, December 13 – Monday, December 20

Graduate School final exam week

Thursday, December 16

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

Tuesday, December 21

Graduate winter recess begins


***Postgraduates do not follow the same academic calendar as Predoctoral Students***


Spring 2022

Date Event

Monday, January 3

Classes/Clinic begin

Thursday, January 6

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting

Monday, January 17

MLK Day – off

Monday, January 24

Graduate School courses begin

Monday, January 24

Match Day Luncheon – D4 • PM off-site rotations begin at 1:30pm

Saturday, February 5

Give Kids a Smile Day – assigned students and volunteers only

Monday, February 21

Semester Midpoint

Wednesday, February 23rd

Smile Education Day – DDS D1 – D2 • All morning instruction cancelled • attendance is mandatory

Thursday, March 3

Interprofessional Education Day – DDS D3 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory

Wednesday, March 16th

PDO845 OSCE – D4 • All morning & afternoon class/clinic cancelled excluding D4 students scheduled in Ortho rotation AM only

Thursday, March 17th

Student Research Day – DDS D1 – D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled • attendance is mandatory

Monday, March 21 – Saturday, March 26

Spring Recess (DDS and Graduate School)

Monday, March 28

Classes Resume

Friday, April 22

Last day of class/clinic D4

Monday, April 25

Last day of class/clinic D1–D3

Tuesday, April 26 – Wednesday, April 27

Reading days

Thursday, April 28 – Thursday, May 5

DDS Final Exam week for all continuing students

Friday, April 29

REMINDER: Last day to enter D4 grades via HUB

Friday, May 6

Commencement

Friday, May 6

Graduate School last day of classes

Friday, May 6

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

Monday, May 9 – Friday, July 29

Early Fall for all continuing students

Monday, May 9– Saturday, May 14

Graduate School Final Exam Week

Wednesday, May 11

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting


***Postgraduates do not follow the same academic calendar as Predoctoral Students***