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Academic Calendar

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

• 2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall Semester 2017 – postgraduates do not follow same calendar as predoctoral students

Date

Event

Monday, May 8 - Friday, June 30

Early Fall – D2 (5/8-6/16), D3 (5/8-6/30), D4 (5/8-6/30)

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day - off

Monday, May 22

IDP program for new candidates

Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day - off

Monday, August 7 - Friday, August 11

Orientation Week (specific schedules for each class are TBA)

Monday, August 14

Fall Main Term - DDS classes, clinics & rotations begin D1 - D4

Monday, August 28

Graduate School classes begin

Monday, September 4

Labor Day - off

Thursday, October 5

Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting - DDS D2 - D4 instruction cancelled - meeting attendance mandatory

Friday, October 6

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

Monday, October 16

Semester Midpoint

TBD

Interprofessional Education Day - DDS D4 ï instruction cancelled - meeting attendance is mandatory

Wednesday, November 22 - Saturday, November 25

Fall recess for D1 - D4 and Graduate School courses.  Instruction resumes Monday, 11/27
Note: Advanced Ed. Clinic in session at the discretion of the Program Directors

Monday, November 27

Classes, clinics & rotations resume

Friday, December 8

Last day of classes & clinics D1 - D3.  Last day of classes D4 and Graduate School

Saturday, December 9 - Sunday, December 10

Reading Days

Monday, December 11 - Friday, December 15

DDS Final Exam Week

Friday, December 15

Last day of clinic for D4 and Graduate School

Friday, December 15

Winter recess begins at 5pm D1-D4

Monday, December 11 - Monday, December 18

Graduate School Final Exam Week

Tuesday, December 1

Graduate School winter recess begins

Thursday, December 21

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

 

Spring Semester 2018 – postgraduates do not follow same calendar as predoctoral students

Date

Event

Tuesday, January 2

Classes/Clinic begin

Thursday, January 11

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting

Monday, January 15

MLK Day - off

TBD

mOSCE - D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled

Monday, January 29

Graduate School classes begin

Monday, January 29

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

Friday, February 2

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

TBD

Smile Education Day - DDS D1-D2 • All morning class/clinic cancelled • attendance is mandatory

Monday, February 19

Semester Midpoint

Thursday, March 1

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

Monday, March 19 - Saturday, March 24

Spring Recess (DDS)

Monday, March 26

Classes resume

TBD

mOSCE - D4 • All morning and afternoon class/clinic cancelled

Friday, April 20

Last day of classes & clinics D4

Monday, April 23

Last day of classes & clinics D1 - D3

Tuesday, April 24 - Wednesday, April 25

Reading Days

Thursday, April 26 - Thursday, May 3

DDS final exam week for all continuing students

Friday, April 27

REMINDER: Last day to enter D4 grades via HUB

Friday, May 4

Commencement

Friday, May 11

Graduate School last day of classes

Monday, May 14 - Saturday, May 19

Graduate School final exam week

Monday, May 7 - Friday, June 29

Early Fall for all continuing students

Friday, May 11

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

Thursday, May 17

Student Progress and Promotion Meeting