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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program ~ Academic Calendar ~ 2018-2019

Fall 2018

August 27 Fall 2018 Semester Begins
August 31 Last Day to Confirm Registration
September 3 Labor Day  (HOLIDAY)
September 7 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
September 19 Yom Kippur (HOLIDAY)*
September  28 Last Day to Drop without Record
October 29 Last Day to Drop
November 22-25 Thanksgiving (HOLIDAY)
December 7 Last Day of Class
December 10-18 Exam Period
December 24 - January 1 Winter Recess

*In the Jewish tradition, the day lasts from sunset to the following nightfall. Thus Yom Kippur officially begins at sunset on the preceding evening (Tuesday September 18th) and ends at nightfall on the day of observance.

Spring 2019

January 7 Spring Semester Begins (Note: Individual Course Directors may start their courses as late as the week of Jan 14)
January 18 Last Day to Confirm Registration
January 21 Martin Luther King Day (HOLIDAY)
January 25 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
February 15 Last Day to Drop without Record
March 4 Lundi Gras (HOLIDAY)
March 5 Mardi Gras (HOLIDAY)
March 6 Classes resume for BMS students
March 7-10 Spring Break for Undergraduates (BMS Students in Classes/Labs)
March 18 Last Day to Drop
April 19 Good Friday (HOLIDAY)
April 30 Last Day of Class
May 3-11 Exam Period
May 17 Commencement (BMS)
May 19 Unified Commencement