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MD Academic Calendars

Beginning and ending dates of each academic term will be published with individual class schedules.

Skip below to see calendars for future and past academic years.

2014 – 2015 Academic Year

June 2014

Monday, June 16th Clinic orientation for new third-year students.
Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

July 2014

Thursday, July 3rd Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Friday, July 4th Independence Day observance.

August 2014

Monday, August 11th Orientation, registration, and matriculation for first-year class.
Tuesday, August 12th Academic year begins for first-year class.
Monday, August 18th Academic year begins for second-year class.
Sunday, August 31st Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.

September 2014

Monday, September 1st Labor Day observance.

November 2014

Wednesday, November 26th Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, November 27th Thanksgiving Day observance.
Friday, November 28th Holiday for all classes.

December 2014

Friday, December 19th Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

January 2015

Monday, January 5th Classes resume for all students.
Sunday, January 18th Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 19th Martin Luther King Day observance.

March 2015

Friday, March 27th Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.

April 2015

Thursday, April 2nd Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.
Monday, April 6th Classes resume for all students.

May 2015

Sunday, May 3rd Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.
Friday, May 15th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for second-year class. Commencement.
Sunday, May 24th Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, May 25th Memorial Day observance.
Friday, May 29th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for first-year class.Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.

Future academic calendars

2015 – 2016

June 2015

Friday
June 19
Clinic orientation for new third-year students.
Monday
June 22
Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

July 2015

Thursday
July 2
Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Friday
July 3
Independence Day observance.

August 2015

Monday
Aug. 3
Orientation, registration, and matriculation for first-year class.
Tuesday
Aug. 4
Academic year begins for first-year class.
Monday
Aug. 17
Academic year begins for second-year class.

September 2015

Sunday
Sept. 6
Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
Sept. 7
Labor Day observance.

November 2015

Wednesday
Nov. 25
Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday
Nov. 26
Thanksgiving Day observance.
Friday
Nov. 27
Holiday for all classes.

December 2015

Friday
Dec. 18
Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

January 2016

Monday
Jan. 4
Classes resume for all students.
Sunday
Jan. 17
Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Day observance.

March 2016

Friday
March 25
Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.
Thursday
March 31
Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.

April 2016

Monday
April 4
Classes resume for all students.

May 2016

Sunday
May 8
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.
Friday
May 13
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for second-year class.
Friday
May 20
Commencement.
Friday
May 27
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for first-year class.
Sunday
May 29
Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
May 30
Memorial Day observance.

June 2016

Friday
June 3
Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.

2016 – 2017

June 2016

Friday
June 17
Clinic orientation for new Third Year Students
Monday
June 20
Academic year begins for Third and Fourth Year Classes

July 2016

Sunday
July 3
Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
July 4
Independence Day observance

August 2016

Monday
Aug. 1
Orientation, matriculation, and initial fee payment for First Year Class
Tuesday
Aug. 2
Academic year begins for First Year Class
Monday
Aug. 15
Academic year begins for Second Year Class

September 2016

Sunday
Sept. 4
Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
Sept. 5
Labor Day observance

November 2016

Wednesday
Nov. 23
Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday
Nov. 24
Thanksgiving Day observance
Friday
Nov. 25
Holiday for all classes

December 2016

Friday
Dec. 16
Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes

January 2017

Tuesday
Jan. 3
Classes resume for all students
Sunday
Jan. 15
Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
Jan. 16
Martin Luther King Day observance

March 2017

Friday
March 24
Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for First and Second Year Classes
Thursday
March 30
Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for Third and Fourth Year Classes

April 2017

Monday
April 3
Classes resume for all students

May 2017

Sunday
May 7
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students
Friday
May 12
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for Second Year Class
Friday
May 19
Commencement
Friday
May 26
Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for First Year Class.
Sunday
May 28
Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday
May 29
Memorial Day observance

June 2017

Friday
June 2
Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships

Past academic calendars

2011 – 2012

June 2011

Friday, June 17th Clinic orientation for new third-year students.
Monday, June 20th Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

July 2011

Sunday, July 3rd Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, July 4th Independence Day observance.

August 2011

Tuesday, August 9th Orientation, matriculation, and intial fee payment for first-year class.
Monday, August 15th Academic year begins for first- and second-year classes.

September 2011

Sunday, September 4th Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, September 5th Labor Day observance.

November 2011

Wednesday, November 23rd Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, November 24th Thanksgiving Day observance.
Friday, November 25th Holiday for all classes.

December 2011

Friday, December 16th Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

January 2012

Tuesday, January 3rd Classes resume for all students.
Sunday, January 15th Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 16th Martin Luther King Day observance.

March 2012

Friday, March 23rd Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.
Thursday, March 29th Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.

April 2012

Monday, April 2nd Classes resume for all students.

May 2012

Sunday, May 6th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.
Friday, May 11th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for second-year class.
Friday, May 18th Commencement.
Friday, May 25th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for first-year class.
Sunday, May 27th Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, May 28th Memorial Day observance.

June 2012

Friday, June 1st Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.

2012 – 2013

June 2012

Friday, June 15th Clinic orientation for new third-year students.
Monday, June 18th Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

July 2012

Tuesday, July 3rd Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4th Independence Day observance.

August 2012

Tuesday, August 14th Orientation, matriculation, and intial fee payment for first-year class.
Monday, August 20th Academic year begins for first- and second-year classes.

September 2012

Sunday, September 2nd Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, September 3rd Labor Day observance.

November 2012

Wednesday, November 21st Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, November 22nd Thanksgiving Day observance.
Friday, November 23rd Holiday for all classes.

December 2012

Friday, December 21st Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

January 2013

Monday, January 7th Classes resume for all students.
Sunday, January 20th Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 21st Martin Luther King Day observance.

March 2013

Friday, March 29th Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.

April 2013

Thursday, April 4th Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.
Monday, April 8th Classes resume for all students.

May 2013

Sunday, May 5th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.
Friday, May 17th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for second-year class. Commencement.
Sunday, May 26th Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, May 27th Memorial Day observance.
Friday, May 31st Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for first-year class.Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.

2013 – 2014

June 2013

Friday, June 14th Clinic orientation for new third-year students.
Monday, June 17th Academic year begins for third- and fourth-year classes.

July 2013

Wednesday, July 3rd Independence Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 4th Independence Day observance.

August 2013

Tuesday, August 13th Orientation, matriculation, and initial fee payment for first-year class.
Monday, August 19th Academic year begins for first- and second-year classes.

September 2013

Sunday, September 1st Labor Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, September 2nd Labor Day observance.

November 2013

Wednesday, November 27th Thanksgiving Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Thursday, November 28th Thanksgiving Day observance.
Friday, November 29th Holiday for all classes.

December 2013

Friday, December 20th Winter recess begins at 5 p.m. for all classes.

January 2014

Monday, January 6th Classes resume for all students.
Sunday, January 19th Martin Luther King Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, January 20th Martin Luther King Day observance.

March 2014

Friday, March 28th Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for first- and second-year classes.

April 2014

Thursday, April 3rd Spring break begins at 5 p.m. for third- and fourth-year classes.
Monday, April 7th Classes resume for all students.

May 2104

Sunday, May 4th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for graduating students.
Friday, May 16th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for second-year class. Commencement.
Sunday, May 25th Memorial Day holiday begins at 5 p.m.
Monday, May 26th Memorial Day observance.
Friday, May 30th Academic year ends at 5 p.m. for first-year class.Academic year and clinical clerkships end at 5 p.m. for students in clinical clerkships.