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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

• 2018-2019 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
Thursday, November 9 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 19 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
Wednesday, January 17 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
Wednesday, February 28 PDO845 OSCE - D4 • All morning & afternoon class/clinic cancelled excluding D4 students scheduled in Ortho rotation, AM only
Wednesday, February 28 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
Thursday, March 29 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