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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program ~ Academic Calendar ~ 2017-2018

Fall 2017

August 28 Fall 2017 Semester Begins
September 1 Last Day to Confirm Registration
September 4 Labor Day  (HOLIDAY)
September 8 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
September 29 Last Day to Drop without Record
September  30 Yom Kippur (HOLIDAY)*
October 30 Last Day to Drop
November 22-26 Thanksgiving (HOLIDAY)
December 8 Last Day of Class
December 11-19 Exam Period
December 23 - January 1 Winter Recess

 

Spring 2018

January 8 Spring Semester Begins (Note: Individual Course Directors may start their courses as late as Jan 16)
January 15 Martin Luther King Day (HOLIDAY)
January 19 Last Day to Confirm Registration
January 26 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
February 12 Lundi Gras (HOLIDAY)
February 13 Mardi Gras (HOLIDAY)
February 14 Classes Resume
February 18 Last Day to Drop without Record
March 14 Last Day to Drop
March 25-29 Spring Break (BMS Students in Classes/Labs)
March 30 Good Friday (HOLIDAY)
May 1 Last Day of Class
May 4-12 Exam Period
May 18 Commencement (BMS)
May 19 Unified Commencement
*In the Jewish tradition, the day lasts from sunset to the following nightfall. Thus Yom Kippur officially begins at sunset on the preceding evening (Fri, Sept 29) and ends at nightfall on the day of observance.