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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program ~ Academic Calendar ~ 2019-2020

Fall 2019

August 26 Fall 2019 Semester Begins
August 30 Last Day to Confirm Registration
September 2 Labor Day  (HOLIDAY)
September 6 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
September 27 Last Day to Drop Without Record
October 9 Yom Kippur (HOLIDAY)*
October 28 Last Day to Drop
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving (HOLIDAY)
December 6 Last Day of Class
December 9-17 Exam Period
December 23 - 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 October 8th) and ends at nightfall on the day of observance.

Spring 2020

January 6 Spring Semester Begins (Note: Individual Course Directors may start their courses as late as the week of Jan 13)
January 17 Last Day to Confirm Registration
January 20 Martin Luther King Day  (HOLIDAY)
January 24 Last Day to Register/Add Classes
February 14 Last Day to Drop Without Record
February 24 Lundi Gras (HOLIDAY)
February 25 Mardi Gras (HOLIDAY)
February 26 Classes resume for BMS Students
April 6-10 Spring Break for undergraduates
April 10 Good Friday (HOLIDAY)
April 28 Last Day of Class
May 1 - May 9 Exam Period
May 15 Commencement (BMS)
May 16 Unified Commencement