Academic Calendar

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



Fall 2019 • Early Fall continuing DDS students: New D2 (Class of 2022) D3 (Class of 2021) and D4 (Class of 2020)

Date

Event

Monday, May 13 – Friday, June 28

Early Fall – D2 (5/13-6/21), D3 (5/13-6/28), D4 (5/13-6/28)

Monday, May 20

IDP Program for new candidates

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day – off

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day – off

Monday, July 8 Friday, August 9

Extended Early Fall Class of 2020 students who have not met minimum requirements

Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9

Orientation Week (specific schedules for each class are TBA)

Monday, August 12

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

Monday, August 26

Graduate School courses begin

Monday, September 2

Labor Day – off

Thursday, October 3

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

Friday, October 4

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

attendance is mandatory

Friday, October 11

mOSCE D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled

Monday, October 14

Semester Midpoint

Thursday, November 7

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

Wednesday, November 27 – Saturday, November 30

Fall Recess for D1-D4 and Graduate School courses. Instruction resumes Monday, 12/2 Note:

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

Monday, December 2

Classes/Clinics/Rotations resume

Friday, December 6

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

Saturday, December 7 – Sunday, December 8

Reading Days

Monday, December 9 – Friday, December 13

DDS Final Exam Week

Friday, December 13

Last day of Clinic for D4

Friday, December 13

Winter recess begins at 5pm D1–D4

Monday, December 9 – Monday, December 16

Graduate School final exam week

Tuesday, December 17

Graduate winter recess begins

Thursday, December 19

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB


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


Spring 2020

Date Event

Monday, January 6

Classes/Clinic begin

Thursday, January 9

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting

Monday, January 20

MLK Day – off

Monday, January 27

Graduate School courses begin

Monday, January 27

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

Friday, February 7

Give Kids a Smile Day – assigned students and volunteers only

TBD

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

Monday, February 24

Semester Midpoint

Wednesday, February 26

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

Thursday, February 27

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

Thursday, March 5

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

Monday, March 16 – Saturday, March 21

Spring Recess (DDS and Graduate School)

Monday, March 23

Classes Resume

Friday, April 24

Last day of class/clinic D4

Monday, April 27

Last day of class/clinic D1–D3

Tuesday, April 28 – Wednesday, April 29

Reading days

Thursday, April 30 – Thursday, May 7

DDS Final Exam week for all continuing students

Friday, May 1

REMINDER: Last day to enter D4 grades via HUB

Friday, May 8

Commencement

Friday, May 8

Graduate School last day of classes

Friday, May 8

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

Monday, May 11 – Friday, July 3

Early Fall for all continuing students

Monday, May 11 – Saturday, May 16

Graduate School Final Exam Week

Thursday, May 14

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting


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