Academic Calendar

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Class of 2024 Y1 Calendar Academic Year 2020–21*

August 3–7 Mon-Fri Orientation M1 Class of 2024
August 6 Thursday White Coat Ceremony
August 10 Monday Classes Begin
September 7 Monday Labor Day – University closed
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur – University closed
November 21–29 Saturday–Sunday Thanksgiving Break
November 30 Monday Classes Resume
December 19–January 3 Saturday–Sunday Winter Break
January 4 Monday Classes Resume
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day – University closed
March 6–14 Saturday–Sunday Spring Break
March 15 Monday Classes Resume
April 2 Friday Good Friday – University closed
May 29 Saturday Summer Break Begins

Class of 2023 Y2 Calendar Academic Year 2020–21*

August 10 Monday Classes Begin
September 7 Monday Labor Day – University closed
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur – University closed
November 21–29 Saturday–Sunday Thanksgiving Break
November 30 Monday Classes Resume
December 19–January 3 Saturday–Sunday Winter Break
January 4 Monday Classes Resume
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day – University closed
April 2 Friday Good Friday – University closed; Break between Y2 and Y3

Class of 2022 Year 3 Academic Year 2020–21*

April 20–24 Monday–Friday M3 Orientation
April 27–June 5 Monday–Friday Block 1
June 8–July 17 Monday–Friday Block 2
July 20–August 28 Monday–Friday Block 3; Students will need to do BLS Re-certification in August
August 31–October 9 Monday–Friday Block 4
September 7 Monday Labor Day – University closed
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur – University closed
October 12–November 20 Monday–Friday Block 5
November 21–29 Saturday–Sunday Thanksgiving Break
November 30–December 18 Monday-Friday Block 6A; Students dismissed after shift on Friday 12/18/20 and return for duty on Monday 1/4/2021
December 22–January 3 Tuesday–Sunday Winter Break
January 4–January 22 Monday–Friday Block 6B
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day – University closed
January 25–29 Monday–Friday Professional Development Week; Required non-clinical curricular time
February 1–March 12 Monday–Friday Block 7
March 15–April 23 Monday–Friday Block 8
April 2 Friday Good Friday – University closed
April 26 Monday Year 4 Begins

Class of 2021 Y4 Academic Year 2020–21*

April 13–May 8 Monday–Friday Block 1; Exam in the a.m. due to Commencement at 2 p.m.
May 11–June 5 Monday–Friday Block 2
June 8–July 3 Monday–Friday Block 3; Last block to guarantee on the initial Transcript Upload
July 2 Thursday Exam Day
July 3 Friday Scheduled clerkship day
July 6–31 Monday–Friday Block 4
August 3–28 Monday–Friday Block 5
August 31–September 25 Monday–Friday Block 6
September 7 Monday Labor Day – University closed
September 28 Monday Yom Kippur – University closed
September 28–October 23 Monday–Friday Block 7
October 26–November 20 Monday–Friday Block 8
November 23–December 18 Monday–Friday Block 9
December 21–January 15 Monday–Friday Block 10
January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day – University closed
January 19–February 12 Tuesday–Friday Block 11
February 15–March 12 Monday–Friday Block 12
March 15–April 9 Monday–Friday Block 13
March 11 Thursday Exam Day
March 12 Friday Capstone Scholars Day
March 19 Friday Match Day
April 2 Friday Good Friday – University closed
April 13–May 7 Tuesday–Friday Block 14
TBD Commencement Day to be announced Summer 2020

*Calendars are subject to change