Academic Calendars

DPT Class of 2020

Year I, 2017-2018

Fall I, August 30-December 22, 16 weeks including final exams

            Wed-Thurs, Aug 30-31, Class of 2020 Orientation

            Tues., September 4, Labor Day, University Holiday

            Thursday, September 21, Observance of Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Program holiday)

            Tuesday, November 7, American election day (University holiday)

            Wed-Fri, November 22-24, Thanksgiving Holiday

            Wednesday, December 13, Last day of classes

            Thurs-Fri, December 14-22, Final exam period

            Mon. December 25-January 5, Winter recess

Spring I, January 8-May 11, 2018, 18 weeks including final exams

            Monday, January 8, Spring semester classes commence

            Monday, January 15, Martin Luther King’s birthday (University holiday)

            Monday, February 19, President’s Day (University holiday)

            Thursday-Friday, February 22-23, CSM, New Orleans

            Friday, March 2, End of first half of spring semester

            Monday, March 5, start of second half of spring semester

            Monday-Friday, March 12-16, Spring recess, service learning opportunity

            Friday, March 30, Observance of Good Friday (Program holiday)

            TBA, April, White Coat Ceremony

            Wednesday, May 2, last day of classes

            Thursday-Friday, May 3-11, Final exam period

            Monday-Friday, May 14-18, Program Recess

Summer I, May 21-July 13, 2018, 8 weeks including final exams

            Monday, May 21, Summer semester classes commence

            Monday, May 28, Memorial Day (University holiday)

            Wednesday, July 4 (University Holiday)

            Friday, July 6, last day of classes

            Monday-Friday, July 9-13, Final exam period

            Monday-Friday, July 16-August 24, Program recess

            TBA July or August, Service Learning Opportunity

Year II, 2018-2019

Fall II: Part A Didactic, August 27-October 26, 2018, 9-week session including final exams.
Fall II Part B: Clinical Education I, October 29-December 21, 2018, 8 weeks full-time

            Monday, August 27, Fall semester classes commence

            Wednesday-Thursday, August 29-30, Class of 2021 orientation activities

            Monday, September 10, Observance of Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Program holiday)

            Wednesday, September 19, Observance of Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur (Program holiday)

            Thursday, October 18, Last day of classes

            Friday-Friday, October 19-26, Final exam period

            Monday, October 29, Clinical Education I commences

            Friday, December 21, Clinical Education I ends

            Monday-Friday, December 24-January 4, Winter Recess

Spring II: January 7-May 17, 2019, 18 weeks including spring recess and final exams

            Monday, January 7, Spring semester classes commence

            Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King’s birthday (University holiday)

            Thursday-Friday, January 24-25, CSM, Washington, DC

            Monday, February 18, President’s Day (University holiday)

            Monday-Friday, March 18-22, Spring Recess, Service learning opportunity

            Friday, April 19, Observance of Good Friday (Program holiday)

            Friday, May 3, last day of classes

            Monday-Friday, May 6-17, Final exam period

            Monday-Friday, May 20-24, Program recess

Summer II, Clinical Education II: May 28-August 2, 2019, 10 weeks full-time

            Tuesday, May 28, Clinical Education II commences

            Friday, August 2, Clinical Education II ends

            Monday-Friday, August 5-August 23, summer recess

            TBA, July or August, Service learning opportunity

Year III, 2019-2020

Fall III, 16 weeks including final exams*

            Monday, August 26, Fall semester classes commence

            Monday, September 2, Labor Day (University holiday)

            Monday, September 30, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Program holiday)

            Wednesday, October 9, Observance of Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur

            Tuesday, November 5, Election Day (University holiday)

            Wednesday-Friday, November 27-29, Thanksgiving holiday

            Friday, December 13, Last day of classes

            Monday-Friday, December 16-20, Final exam period

            Monday-Friday, December 23-January 3, winter recess

* Many of the courses have scheduled projects, presentations and other related activities in lieu of final exams.

Spring III, 2020, Terminal Clinical Experience: Dates depend on clinical site(s) and whether the experience is single or divided.

            Monday, January 6, terminal clinical experience period commences

            Friday, May 15, terminal clinical experience period formally ends

            Tuesday, May 19, Program convocation and awards ceremony

            Wednesday, May 20, University commencement

            Thursday-Friday, May 21-22, National licensure review course (optional)


DPT Class of 2021

Year I, 2018-2019

FALL I:  August 29 – December 21, 2018, 16 weeks including final exams

Wed.-Thur., August 29-30, Class of 2021 orientation

Monday, September 3, Labor day, University Holiday

Tuesday September 4, Fall semester classes commence

Monday, September 10, Observance of Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah (program holiday)

Wednesday, September 19, Observance of Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur (program holiday)

Tuesday, November 6, election day (University holiday)

Wed.-Fri., November 21-23, Thanksgiving holiday

Monday, December 10, last day of classes

Tuesday-Friday, December 11-21, final exam period

Monday-Sunday, December 24-January 6, winter recess

SPRING I, January 7-May 17, 2019, 18 weeks including spring recess and final exams 

Monday, January 7, Spring semester classes commence

Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King’s birthday (University holiday)

Thursday-Friday, January 24-25, CSM, Washington, DC

Monday, February 18, President’s Day, CUIMC Holiday

Friday, March 8, End of first half of Spring semester

Monday, March 11, Start of second half of Spring semester

Monday-Friday, March 18-22, Spring recess, service learning opportunity

March 30, White Coat Ceremony

Friday, April 19, Observance of Good Friday, program holiday

Monday, May 6, last day of classes

Tuesday-Friday, May 7-17, final exam period

Monday-Friday, May 20-24, program recess

SUMMER I, May 27-July 19, 8 weeks including final exams

Monday, May 27, Memorial Day (University holiday)

Tuesday, May 28, Summer semester classes commence

Thursday, July 4, Fourth of July (University holiday)

Friday, July 12, last day of classes

Monday-Friday, July 15-19, Final exam period

Monday-Friday, July 22-August 23, program recess

TBA, July or August, service learning opportunity

Year II, 2019-2020

FALL II Part A: Didactic,  August 22-October 25, 2019, 9-week session including final exams
Fall II Part B: Clinical Education I, October 28-December 20, 2019, 8 weeks, full time

Monday, August 26, Fall semester classes commence

Wednesday-Thursday, August 28-29, Class of 2022 orientation activities

Monday, September 2, Labor Day (University holiday)

Monday, September 30, Observance of Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah (Program holiday)

Wednesday, October 9, Observance of Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur (Program holiday)

Thursday, October 8, last day of classes

Monday-Friday, October 25, final exam period

Monday, October 28, Clinical Education I commences

Friday, December 20, Clinical Education I ends

Monday-Friday, December 23-January 3, Winter recess

SPRING II: January 6-May 15, 2020, 19 weeks including spring recess and final exams

Monday, January 6, Spring semester classes commence

Monday, January 21, Martin Luther King’s birthday (University holiday)

Thursday-Friday, February 13-14, CSM, Denver, CO

Monday, February 17, President’s Day (University holiday)

Monday-Friday, March 16-20, Spring recess, service learning opportunity

Friday, April 10, observance of Good Friday (program holiday)

Monday, May 4, last day of classes

Tuesday-Friday, May 5-15, final exam period

Monday-Friday, May 18-22, program recess

SUMMER II: Clinical Education II, May 25-July 3, 2020, 10 weeks full-time

Monday, May 25, Clinical Education II commences

Friday, July 31, Clinical Education II ends

Monday-Friday, August 3-21, Summer recess

TBA, July or August, service learning opportunity

Year III, 2020-2021

FALL III, August 24-December 18, 2020, 16 weeks including final exams

Monday, August 24, Fall semester classes commence

Monday, September 7, Labor Day (University holiday)

Monday, September 28, Observance of Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur (program holiday)

Tuesday, November 3, Election Day (University holiday)

Wednesday-Friday, November 25-27, Thanksgiving holiday

Monday, December 7, last day of classes

Tuesday-Friday, December 18-21, Final exam period (Note: Many courses have scheduled projects, presentations and other related activities in lieu of final exams)

Monday-Friday, December 23-January 1, winter recess

SPRING III, 2021, Terminal Clinical Experience. Dates depend on clinical sites and whether internship is single or divided.

Monday, January 4, clinical experience period commences

Friday, May 14, clinical experience program formally ends

Tuesday, May 18, Program convocation and awards ceremony

Wednesday, May 19, University commencement

Thursday-Friday, May 20-21, national licensure review course (optional)        


DPT Class of 2022

Year I, 2019-2020

Fall I: August 28-December 20, 2019, 16 weeks including final exams

                Wed-Thurs, August 28-29, Class of 2022 Orientation

                Mon, September 2, Labor Day, University Holiday

                Tues, September 3, Fall Semester Classes Commence

                Mon, September 30, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Holiday)

                Wed, October 9, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur (Holiday)

                Tues, November 5, Election Day (Holiday)

                Wed-Fri, November 27-29, Thanksgiving Holiday

                Tues, December 10, last day of classes

                Wed-Fri, December 11-20, final exam period

                Mon-Fri, December 23-January 3, winter recess

Spring I, January 6-May 8, 2020, 18 weeks including spring recess and final exams

                Mon, January 6, spring semester classes commence

                Mon, January 20, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (Holiday)

                Wed-Fri, February 12-14, CSM, Denver, CO

                Fri, March 6, end of first half of spring semester

                Mon, March 6, start of second half of spring semester

                Mon-Fri, March 16-20, spring recess, service learning opportunity

                Fri, April 10, observance of Good Friday (Holiday)

                TBA, March/April, White Coat Ceremony

                Thurs, April 29, last day of classes

                Thurs-Fri, April 30-May 8, final exam period

                Mon-Mon, May 11-22, program recess

Summer I, May 26-July 17, 2020, 8 weeks including final exams

                Mon, May 25, Memorial Day (Holiday)

                Tues, May 26, summer semester classes commence

                Fri, July 3, July 4 (Holiday)

                Fri, July 10, last day of classes

                Mon-Fri, July 20-August 28, program recess

                TBA, July or August, service learning opportunity

Year II, 2020-2021
Fall II: Part A, Didactic: August 31-October 25, 2020, 9 week session including final exams
Fall II Part B: Clinical Education I, October 26-December 18, 2020, 8 weeks full time

                Mon, August 31, fall semester classes commence

                Mon, September 7, Labor Day (Holiday)

                Mon, September 28, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur (Holiday)

                Thurs, October 15, last day of classes

                Mon-Fri, October 19-23, final exam period

                Mon, October 26, Clinical Education I commences

                Fri, December 18, Clinical Education I ends

                Mon-Fri, December 21-January 4, winter recess

Spring II: January 6-May 8, 2021, 18 weeks including spring recess and final exams

                Mon, January 4, spring semester classes commence

                Mon, January 18, Martin Luther King’s Birthday (Holiday)

                Wed-Fri, February 24-26, CSM, Orlando, FL

                Fri, March 6, end of first half of spring semester

                Mon, March 8, start of second half of spring semester

                Mon-Fri, March 15-19, spring recess, service learning opportunity

                Fri, April 2, Observance of Good Friday (Holiday)

                Mon, April 30, last day of classes

                Mon-Fri, May 3-7, final exam period

                Mon-Fri, May 10-21, Program Recess

Summer II, Clinical Education II, May 24-July 30, 2021, 10 weeks full time

                Mon, May 24, Clinical Education II commences

                Fri, July 30, Clinical Education II ends

                Mon-Fri, Aug 3-Aug 28, summer recess

                TBA, July or August, service learning opportunity

Year III, 2021-2022

Fall III: August 30-December 18, 2021, 16 weeks including final exams

                Mon, August 30, fall semester classes commence

                Mon, September 6, Labor Day (Holiday)

                Tues, September 7, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Rosh Hashanah (Holiday)

                Thurs, September 16, Observance of Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur (Holiday)

                Tues, November 2, Election Day (Holiday)

                Wed-Fri, November 24-26, Thanksgiving Holiday

                Fri, December 10, last day of classes

                Mon-Fri, December 13-17, final exam period (*)

                Mon-Fri, December 20-31, Winter Recess
*Note: Many of the courses have scheduled projects, presentations and other related activities in lieu of final examinations.

Spring III, 2022, 18 weeks 1/3/22-5/6/22
9 weeks A: 1/3/22-3/4/22
9 Weeks B: 3/14/22-5/13/22

Terminal Clinical Experience: Dates vary by clinical site and length of experience (9 or 18 weeks)

                Mon, January 3, clinical experience period commences

                Fri, May 13, clinical experience period formally ends

                Tues, May 17, Program Convocation & Awards Ceremony

                Wed, May 18, University Commencement

*Please note that calendar dates are subject to change. The program follows a modified university calendar.