Academic Calendars

Please note, all calendars are subject to change.

The calendars on this page are the official calendars that students should follow.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020

Jump to: BUSM I | BUSM II | BUSM III | BUSM IV | 2020-2021

BUSM I

  • First Day/White Coat Ceremony: Friday, August 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 – Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Intercession: Saturday, December 21, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • Spring Break: Saturday, March 14, 2020 – Sunday, March 22, 2020
  • Last Day of Courses: Friday, May 15, 2020
  • Exam Remediation Dates:
    • Thursday, May 28, 2020
    • Thursday, June 11, 2020
    • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

    BUSM II

    • First Day of Curriculum: Monday, July 15, 2019
    • Thanksgiving Break: Friday, November 22, 2019 – Sunday, December 1, 2019
    • Intercession: Saturday, December 21, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
    • Last Day of Courses: Friday, March 20, 2020
    • Spring Break: Saturday, March 21, 2020 – Sunday, March 29, 2020
    • Intensive Study Period (ISP)/Step 1 Prep: Monday, March 30, 2020 – Friday, May 8, 2020
    • MD Student Exam Remediation Dates (PA Student Dates TBD):
      • Monday, April 6th, 2020
      • Monday, April 13th, 2020
      • Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

      BUSM III

      Orientation (required): Monday, May 20, 2019 – Friday, May 24, 2019
      Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 12PM – Sunday, December 1, 2019
      Intercession: Friday, December 20, 2019 – Wednesday, January 1, 2020
      Spring Break: Saturday, March 7, 2020 – Sunday, March 15, 2020

      BUSM III Block Schedule 2019-2020


      The Google Calendar will have class meetings, but not clerkship specific schedules. Students should refer to their clerkship materials for rotation specific schedules.

      BUSM IV

      BUSM IV Block Schedule 2019-2020

      See the Holidays and Call Responsibilities by Clerkship/Selective for Observed Holidays and Didactic Days for the Geriatric Clerkship.

      The Google Calendar will have class meetings, but not rotation-specific schedules. Students should refer to their clerkship/elective materials for rotation specific schedules.

      ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021

      BUSM I

      • First Day/White Coat Ceremony: Monday, August 3, 2020
      • Thanksgiving Break: Saturday, November 21, 2020 – Monday, November 30, 2020
      • Intercession: Tuesday, December 22, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021
      • Spring Break: Saturday, March 6, 2021 – Sunday, March 14, 2021
      • Last Day of Courses: Friday, May 14, 2021
      • Exam Remediation Dates:
        • Thursday, May 27, 2021
        • Thursday, June 10, 2021
        • Wednesday, June 23, 2021

      BUSM I 2020-2021 Schedule Overview

      BUSM II

      • First Day of Curriculum: Monday, July 13, 2020
      • Thanksgiving Break: Friday, November 20, 2020 – Monday, November 30, 2020
      • Intercession: Saturday, December 19, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021
      • Spring Break: Saturday, February 13, 2021 – Sunday, February 21, 2021
      • Last Day of Courses: Friday, March 26, 2021
      • Intensive Study Period (ISP)/Step 1 Prep: Monday, March 29, 2021 – Friday, May 7, 2020
      • MD Student Exam Remediation Dates (PA Student Dates TBD):
        • Monday, April 5, 2021
        • Monday, April 12, 2021
        • Tuesday, April 20, 2021

      BUSM II 2020-2021 Schedule Overview 

      BUSM III

      Orientation (required): Monday, May 18, 2020 – Friday, May 22, 2020
      Thanksgiving: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 12PM – Sunday, November 29, 2020
      Intercession: Thursday, December 24, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021
      Spring Break: Saturday, March 6, 2021 – Sunday, March 14, 2021

      BUSM III Block Schedule 2020-2021

      BUSM IV

      Intercession: Thursday, December 24, 2020 – Sunday, January 3, 2021
      Commencement: Thursday, May 13, 2021

      BUSM IV Block Schedule 2020-2021