Academic Calendar

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

Fall 2024 • Early Fall continuing DDS students: New D2 (Class of 2027) D3 (Class of 2026) and D4 (Class of 2025)
Date Event
Monday, May 6 – June 28 Early Fall – D2 (5/6-6/14), D3 (5/13-6/28), D4 (5/20-6/28)
Monday, May 13 IDP Program for new candidates
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day – off
Wednesday, June 19 Juneteenth – off
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28 Advanced Education Orientation
Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28 D3 Bootcamp
Thursday, July 4 Independence Day - off
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9 Orientation Week for DDS and Advanced Ed. (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
Monday, October 14 Semester Midpoint
Thursday, November 7
Interprofessional Education Day – DDS D3 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory
Thursday, November 7 Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting – DDS D2-D4 • instruction
cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory
Friday, November 8 Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting – DDS D3-D4 • instruction cancelled Meeting attendance is mandatory
TBD Station-based mOSCE D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled
Wednesday, November 27 – Saturday, November 30 Fall Recess for D1-D4 and Graduate School courses
Advanced Ed. clinics in session on Nov. 27 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
Saturday, December 7 – Sunday, December 8 Reading Days
Monday, December 9 Graduate School last day of classes
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
Wednesday, December 11 – Wednesday, December 18 Graduate School final exam week; Advanced Ed. Clinics in session at discretion of Program Directors
Tuesday, December 17 Graduate winter recess begins
Thursday, December 19 REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

***Advanced Ed. students/residents do not follow the same academic calendar as Predoctoral Students***