College of Dentistry

DMD, Orofacial Pain, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, and Periodontics Programs

Fall 2015 Semester

June

  • June 8 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for 4th Year DMD Students (Externships)

July

  • July 1 – Wednesday - Academic Year Begins for 1st Year Periodontics Students
  • July 4 – Friday - Independence Day – Academic Holiday
  • July 6 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for Orofacial Pain Students
  • July 11 – Saturday - Pediatric Dental Residency Begins for new 1st Years and 1st Years promoted to 2nd Years
  • July 20 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for 2nd and 3rd Year Periodontics Students

August

  • August 3 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year DMD Students
  • August 3 – Monday - Clinical Year Begins for 4th Year DMD Students
  • August 3 – Monday - Last day a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry for a full refund for the current term
  • August 3 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for 1st Year Orthodontics Students, 1st Years Promoted to 2nd Year, 2nd Years Promoted to 3rd Year
  • August 3 – Monday - Clinical Year Begins for 4th Year DMD Students
  • August 10 – Monday - Academic Year Begins for 1st Year Orthodontics Students, 1st Years Promoted to 2nd Year, 2nd Years Promoted to 3rd Year
  • August 10 – Monday - Last day a 4th Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry for a full refund for the current term
  • August 10 – Monday - Last day a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive an 80 percent refund for the current term
  • August 17 – Monday - Last day a 4th Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive an 80 percent refund for the current term

September

  • September 7 – Monday - Labor Day – Academic Holiday
  • September 8 – Tuesday - Last day a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive a 50 percent refund for the current term
  • September 8 – Tuesday - Last day a 4th Year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive a 50 percent refund for the current term

November

  • November 26, 27 – Thursday and Friday - Thanksgiving Holidays – Academic Holidays

December

  • December (TBD) - Winter Break Begins After Last Class or Clinic for DMD, Orthodontics, and Periodontics Students
  • December 14-27 - Winter Break Begins for 2nd Year Pediatric Dentistry Residents
  • December 18 – Friday - Winter Break begins for Orofacial Pain Students
  • December - 1st Year Pediatric Dentistry Residents May Use Bonus Days for Winter Break if Clinic is Covered Adequately

Spring 2016

January

  • January 4 – Monday - Classes/Clinics Resume for All Students/Residents: DMD, Orofacial Pain, *Pediatric Dentistry*, Orthodontics, and Periodontics
  • January 4 – Monday - Last Day a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry for a full refund for the current term
  • January 11 – Monday - Last Day a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive an 80 percent refund for the current term
  • January 18 – Monday - Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observed – Academic Holiday
  • January 29 – Friday - Last Day a DMD student can officially withdraw from the College of Dentistry and receive an 50 percent refund for the current term

March

  • March 28-April 1 - Spring Break for DMD, Orthodontics, and Periodontics Students
  • (TBD) - Spring Break for Orofacial Pain Students (National Conference)

May

  • May 6 – Friday - Academic Year Ends for Graduating DMD Students
  • May 8 – Sunday - University Commencement
  • May 8 – Sunday - College of Dentistry Hooding Ceremony
  • May 27 – Friday - Academic Year Ends for 3rd Year Graduating Orthodontics Students
  • May 30 – Monday - Memorial Day – Academic Holiday

June

  • June 10 – Friday - Academic Year Ends for 3rd Year DMD Students
  • June 17 – Friday - Academic Year Ends for 2nd Year DMD Students
  • June 20-July 1 - Break for 1st and 2nd Year Orthodontics Students
  • June 24 – Friday - Academic Year Ends for 1st Year DMD, Orofacial Pain, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Year Periodontics Students
  • June 27-July 8 - Break for 2nd and 3rd Year Periodontics Students
  • June 30 –Thursday - Last Day of Residency for 2nd Year Pediatric Dentistry Residents
  • June 30 –Thursday - Last Day of Residency for General Practice Residents