Academic Calendar

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

Fall 2022

Fall 2022 • Early Fall continuing DDS students: New D2 (Class of 2025) D3 (Class of 2024) and D4 (Class of 2023)



Monday, May 9 – July 29

Early Fall – D2 (5/9-6/17), D3 (6/27-7/29), D4 (5/9-7/1)

Monday, May 16

IDP Program for new candidates

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day – off

Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1

Advanced Education Orientation

Monday, June 27 – Friday, July 1

D3 Bootcamp

Monday, July 4 – Friday, 7/8

DDS clinic closed

Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, 7/8

D3 clinic orientation begins

Monday, August 1 – Friday, August 5

Orientation Week for DDS and Advanced Ed. (specific schedules for each class are TBA)

Monday, August 8

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

Monday, August 29

Graduate School courses begin

Monday, September 5

Labor Day – off

Monday, October 10

Semester Midpoint

Thursday, November 3

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

Thursday, November 3

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

Friday, November 4

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


mOSCE D4 • All afternoon class/clinic cancelled

Wednesday, November 23 – Saturday, November 26

Fall Recess for D1-D4 and Graduate School courses

Advanced Ed. clinics in session on Nov. 23 at the discretion of the Program Directors

Monday, November 28

Classes/Clinics/Rotations resume

Friday, December 2

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

Saturday, December 3 – Sunday, December 4

Reading Days

Monday, December 5 – Friday, December 9

DDS Final Exam Week

Friday, December 9

Last day of Clinic for D4

Friday, December 9

Graduate School last day of classes

Friday, December 9

Winter recess begins at 5pm D1–D4

Monday, December 12 – Monday, December 19

Graduate School final exam week; Advanced Ed. Clinics in session at discretion of Program Directors

Thursday, December 15

REMINDER: Last day to enter grades via HUB

Tuesday, December 20

Graduate winter recess begins

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

Advanced Education Supplement

Spring 2022/Summer 2022



Monday, January 3

Clinics are open

Monday, January 31

Graduate School classes begin

Monday, February 22

Deadline to apply for Graduation in the HUB for June 1 conferral

Sunday, March 19 - Tuesday, March 22

ADEA Annual Meeting (Philadephia)

Monday, March 23 - Saturday, March 26

AADR Annual Meeting (Atlanta)

Monday, March 21 - Sunday, March 27

Spring Break (Graduate School Courses)

Tuesday, April 26 - Friday, April 29

Endo residents: Annual AAE meeting 

Friday, May 13

Graduate School last day of classes | Deadline to upload Electronic Thesis/Dissertation for June 1 conferral

Saturday, May 21 - Tuesday, May 24

Ortho residents: AAO Annual Session 

Week of June 20

Graduate Medical Education, New Resident/Fellow Orientation

Week of June 27

Advanced Education Orientation - select programs

Week of August 1

Advanced Education Orientation - most programs