Medical School Academic Calendar

All Medical School Events

2018-2019 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
May 2019
Degree Conferral Date | MS4 Friday, May 3, 2019  
Family Medicine, Neurology, 4 week Elective Block 11 (45) | MS2 Monday, May 6, 2019 Friday, May 31, 2019
Surgery, Internal Medicine Block 6 (45) | MS2 Monday, May 6, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
Family Medicine, Neurology, 4 week Elective Block 11 (45) | MS3 Monday, May 6, 2019 Friday, May 31, 2019
Surgery, Internal Medicine Block 6 (45) | MS3 Monday, May 6, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
Medical School Commencement | MS4 Tuesday, May 7, 2019  
Ambulatory, Ob/Gyn, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Test Prep Block 8 (47) | MS2 Monday, May 20, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
Ambulatory, Ob/Gyn, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Test Prep Block 8 (47) | MS3 Monday, May 20, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
NBME Practice Subject Exam | MS1 Saturday, May 25, 2019  
Summer Break | MS1 Sunday, May 26, 2019 Sunday, August 4, 2019
June 2019
Family Medicine, Neurology, 4 week Elective Block 12 (49) | MS2 Monday, June 3, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
Family Medicine, Neurology, 4 week Elective Block 12 (49) | MS3 Monday, June 3, 2019 Friday, June 28, 2019
July 2019
Clerkship Phase Academic Year 2018-2019 | MS3 Monday, July 1, 2019 Friday, July 26, 2019
PostClerskhip Phase Block 1 | MS4 Monday, July 1, 2019 Friday, July 26, 2019

2019-2020 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
July 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 1 | MS4 July 1, 2019 July 26, 2019
Clerkship Phase Academic Year 2019-2020 | MS3 July 1, 2019 Based on Clerkship
PostClerkship Phase Block 2 | MS4 July 29, 2019 Aug. 23, 2019
August 2019
First Day for MS2022 – GI & Nutrition Begins | MS2 Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 30, 2019
MS1 Orientation – Southwestern Style and PRE+OP | MS1 Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 10, 2019
First Day for MS2023 – Macromolecules Course | MS1 Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 23, 2019
Foundations of Clinical Reasoning | MS2 Aug. 13, 2019 Nov. 4, 2020
PostClerkship Phase Block 3 | MS4 Aug. 26, 2019 Sept. 20, 2019
Human Structure | MS1 Aug. 12, 2019 Nov. 19, 2019
Microantomy | MS1 Aug. 19, 2019 Sept. 27, 2019
Cells | MS1 Aug. 26, 2019 Sept. 11, 2019
September 2019
Endocrinology, Energy Homeostasis, & Reproductive Health | MS2 Sept. 3, 2019 Oct. 4, 2019
Tissues | MS1 Sept. 12, 2019 Oct. 3, 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 4 | MS4 Sept. 23, 2019 Oct. 18, 2019
October 2019
Genetics | MS1 Oct. 4, 2019 Oct. 25, 019
White Coat Ceremony | MS1 Oct. 5, 2019  
Brain & Behavior | MS2 Oct. 7, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 5 | MS4 Oct. 21, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019
Introduction to Pharmacology | MS1 Oct. 28, 2019 Nov. 1, 2019
November 2019
Organisms and the Host | MS1 Nov. 4, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 6 | MS4 Nov. 18, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019
Study Period then CBSSA | MS2 Nov. 21, 2019 Exam Dec. 6, 2019
Thanksgiving Break | MS 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 Nov. 28, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019
December 2019
Transitions to Clerkship | MS2 Dec. 9, 2019 De. 13, 2019
Winter Break | MS 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 Dec. 14, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019
First Day of Clerkship Phase | MS2 Dec. 30, 2019 Based on Clerkship
PostClerkship Phase Block 7 | MS4 Dec. 30, 2019 Jan. 24, 2020
Musculoskeletal & Skin | MS1 Dec. 30, 2019 Jan. 24, 2020
Foundations of Clinical Reasoning | MS1 Dec. 30, 2019 May 21, 2020
January 2020
Hematopoietic System | MS1 Jan. 27, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020
PostClerkship Phase Block 8/Frontiers in Medicine | MS4 Jan. 27, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020
February 2020
Renal & GU | MS1 Feb. 24, 2020 March 20, 2020
Transitions in Clinical Training/Physicians & Society | MS4 Feb. 24, 2020 April 3, 2020
March 2020    
Match Day | MS4 March 13, 2020  
Spring Break | MS1 March 21, 2020 March 29, 2020
Spring Break | MS2, MS3 March 21, 2020 April 5, 2020
Respiratory | MS1 March 30, 2020 April 24, 2020
April 2020
PostClerkship Phase Block 10/Frontiers in Medicine | MS4 April 6, 2020 May 1, 2020
Cardiovascular | MS1 April 27, 2020 May 21, 2020
May 2020
Degree Conferral Date | MS4 May 1, 2020  
Medical School Commencement | MS4 TBA  
NBME Practice Subject Exam | MS1 May 22, 2020 May 22, 2020
Summer Break | MS1 May 23, 2020 Aug. 2, 2020
June 2020
Clerkship Phase Academic Year 2020-2021 | MS2 June 29, 2020 Based on Clerkship
PostClerkship Phase Block 1 | MS4 June 29, 2020 July 24, 2020

Class of 2023

2019-2020 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
August 2019
Orientation – Southwestern Style and PRE+OP | MS1 Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 10, 2019
First Day for MS2023 - Macromolecules Course | MS1 Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 23, 2019
Human Structure | MS1  Aug. 12, 2019 Nov. 11, 2019
Microanatomy | MS1 Aug. 19, 2019 Sept. 27, 2019
Cells | MS1 Aug. 26, 2019 Sept. 11, 2019
September 2019  
Tissues | MS1 Sept. 12, 2019 Oct. 3, 2019
October 2019
Genetics | MS1 Oct. 4, 2019 Oct. 25, 2019
White Coat Ceremony | MS1 Oct. 5, 2019  
Introduction to Pharmacology | MS1 Oct. 28, 2019 Nov. 1, 2019
November 2019
Organisms and the Host | MS1 Nov. 4, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 28, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019
December 2019
Winter Break Dec. 14, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019
Musculoskeletal & Skin | MS1 Dec. 30, 2019 Jan. 24, 2020
Foundations of Clinical Reasoning | MS1 Dec. 30, 2019 May 21, 2020
January 2020
Hematopoietic System | MS1 Jan. 27, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020
February 2020
Renal & GU | MS1 Feb. 24, 2020 March 20, 2020
March 2020
Spring Break | MS1 March 21, 2020 March 29, 2020
Respiratory | MS1 March 30, 2020 April 24, 2020
April 2020
Cardiovascular | MS1 April 27, 2020 May 21, 2020
May 2020
NBME Practice Subject Exam | MS1 May 22, 2020 May 22, 2020
MS1 Summer Break May 23, 2020 Aug. 2, 2020

Class of 2022

2019-2020 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
August 2019
First Day for MS2022 – GI & Nutrition Begins | MS2 Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 30, 2019
Foundations of Clinical Reasoning | MS2 Aug. 13, 2019 Nov. 4, 2020
September 2019
Endocrinology, Energy Homeostasis, & Reproductive Health | MS2 Sept. 3, 2019 Oct. 4, 2019
October 2019
Brain & Behavior | MS2 Oct. 7, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019
November 2019
Study Period then CBSSA | MS2 Nov. 11, 2019 Exam Dec. 6, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 28, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019
December 2019
Transitions to Clerkship | MS2 Dec. 9, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019
Winter Break Dec. 14, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019
First Day of Clerkship Phase | MS2 Dec. 30, 2019 Based on Clerkship
March 2020
Spring Break March 21, 2020 April 5, 2020

Class of 2021

2019-2020 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
July 2019
Clerkship Phase Academic Year 2019-2020 | MS3 July 1, 2019 Based on Clerkship
November 2019
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 28, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019
December 2019
Winter Break Dec. 14, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019
March 2020
Spring Break March 21, 2020 April 5, 2020
June 2020
Clerkship Phase Academic Year 2020-2021 | MS4 June 29, 2020 Based on PostClerkship

Class of 2020

2019-2020 Academic Year

EventStart DateEnd Date
July 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 1 | MS4 July 1, 2019 July 26, 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 2 | MS4 July 29, 2019 Aug. 23, 2019
August 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 3 | MS4 Aug. 26, 2019 Sept. 20, 2019
September 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 4 | MS4 Sept. 23, 2019 Oct. 18, 2019
October 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 5 | MS4 Oct. 21, 2019 Nov. 15, 2019
November 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 6 | MS4 Nov. 18, 2019 Dec. 13, 2019
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 28, 2019 Dec. 1, 2019
December 2019
Winter Break Dec. 14, 2019 Dec. 29, 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 7 | MS4 Dec. 30, 2019 Jan. 24, 2020
January 2019
PostClerkship Phase Block 8/Frontiers in Medicine | MS4 Jan. 27, 2020 Feb. 21, 2020
February 2020
Transitions in Clinical Training/Physicians & Society | MS4 Feb. 24, 2020 April 3, 2020
March 2020
Match Day | MS4 March 20, 2020  
April 2020
PostClerkship Phase Block 10/Frontiers in Medicine | MS4 April 6, 2020 May 1, 2020
May 2020
Degree Conferral Date | MS4 May 1, 2020  
Medical School Commencement | MS4 TBA  

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