Academic Calendar

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

• 2015-2016 Academic Year

• 2016-2017 Academic Year

   

 

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2015
Date Event
Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 19 (6 weeks)
Early Fall - All continuing students • All classes, clinics & rotations begin
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day - off
Tuesday, May 18- Friday, July 31
IDP program for new candidates
Saturday, July 4
Independence Day - off
Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7
Orientation Week (specific schedules for each class are TBA)
Monday, August 10
Fall Main Term - DDS classes, clinics & rotations begin D1 - D4
Monday, August 31
Graduate School classes begin
Monday, September 7
Labor Day - off
 Monday, October 12
Semester Midpoint
Thursday, October 15
Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting - DDS D2 - D4 instruction cancelled - meeting attendance mandatory
Friday, October 16

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting - DDS D3 - D4 instruction cancelled - meeting attendance mandatory

Monday, November 23 - Saturday, November 28
Fall recess D3 - D4
Wednesday, November 25 - Saturday, November 28
Fall recess D1 - D2 and Graduate School courses. Instruction resumes on Monday, 11/30.  Note: Advanced Ed. Clinic in session at the discretion of the Program Directors
Monday, November 30
Classes, clinics & rotations resume
Friday, December 4
Last day of classes & clinics D1 - D3.  Last day of classes D4 and Graduate School
Saturday, December 5 - Sunday, December 6
Reading Days
Monday, December 7 - Friday, December 11
DDS Final Exam Week
Friday, December 11
Last day of clinic for D4
Friday, December 11
Winter recess begins at 5pm D1-D4
Monday, December 14 - Monday, December 21
Graduate School Final Exam Week
Tuesday, December 22
Graduate School winter recess begins
Friday, December 18
REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB
Spring Semester 2016
Date Event
Monday, January 4
Classes/Clinic begin
Tuesday, January 12
Student Progress and Promotion Meeting
Monday, January 18
MLK Day - off
Monday, January 25
Graduate School classes begin
Monday, January 25
Match Day Luncheon - D4 • PM off-site rotations begin at 1:30pm
Friday, February 5
Give Kids a Smile Day - assigned students and volunteers only
Monday, February 22
Semester Midpoint
Wednesday, February 24
Smile Education Day - DDS D1 - D4 • All morning class/clinic cancelled • attendance is mandatory
Thursday, February 25
Student Research Day - DDS D1 - D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled • attendance is mandatory
Monday, March 14 - Saturday, March 19
Spring recess (DDS and Graduate School)
Monday, March 21
Classes, clinics & rotations resume
Friday, April 22
Last day of classes & clinics D4
Monday, April 25
Last day of classes & clinics 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
Graduate School last day of classes
 Friday, May 6
Commencement
Monday, May 9 - Saturday, May 14
Graduate School final exam week
Monday, May 9 - Friday, June 17
Early Fall for all continuing students
Friday, May 13
REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB
Thursday, May 19 Student Progress and Promotion Meeting