Academic Year Important Dates

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Reflects curricular activities & university holidays between July 2021 – June 2022 (earlier dates listed for clarity)

First-Year Students – Class of 2025

August 4 – 6, 2021: Foundational Phase Orientation & Bootcamp I

August 9, 2021: First Day of Classes – Fall Term

September 6, 2021: Labor Day Holiday

September 27 – October 8, 2021: Block 1 Exams (includes OSCE)

October 11, 2021: Mid-Semester Holiday

November 24 – 28, 2021: Thanksgiving Break

December 6, 20211: Last Day of Classes – Fall Term

December 6 – 21, 20211: Block 2 Exams (includes OSCE)

December 22, 2021 – January 02, 2022: Winter Holiday

January 3, 2022: First Day of Classes – Spring Term

January 17, 2022: Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

February 21, 2022: Presidents’ Day

March 2 – 18, 2022: Block 3 Exams (includes OSCE)

March 19 – 27, 2022: Spring Break

April 15 – 17, 2022: Easter Holiday

May 26, 2022: Last Day of Classes – Spring Term

May 30, 2022: Memorial Day Holiday

May 31 – June 9, 2022: Block 4 Exams (includes OSCE)

1 Subject to Change

Second-Year Students – Class of 2024

August 9, 2021: Foundational Phase Year 2 Orientation

August 9, 2021: First Day of Classes – Fall Term

September 6, 2021: Labor Day Holiday

September 23 – October 6, 20211: Block 5 Exams (includes OSCE)

October 11, 2021: Mid-Semester Holiday

November 24 – 28, 2021: Thanksgiving Break

December 9, 2021: Last Day of Classes – Fall Term

December 10 – 21, 20211: Block 6 Exams (includes OSCE)

December 22, 2020 – January 2, 2022: Winter Holiday

January 3, 2021 – February 27, 2022: Dedicated USMLE Step 1 Study Time

February 28 – March 11, 2022: Journeys I Workshops

March 14 – 18, 2022: Pathophysiology/Ethics Week (students promoted to Core Clinical Phase)

March 21 – 25, 2022: Bootcamp II (Orientation to Clinical Phase)

March 28 – June 17, 2022: Clerkships – Quarter I

April 15 – 17, 2022: Easter Holiday

June 20 – 24, 2022: Intersession V/MSGR

June 27 – July 4, 2022: Summer Break

1 Subject to Change

Third-Year Students – Class of 2023

March 29 – May 28, 2021: Bootcamp II & Transition to Clerkships

April 2 – April 4, 2021: Easter Holiday

June 1 – July 30, 2021: Clerkships – Period I

June 28 – July 5, 2021: Summer Break

August 2 – September 24, 2021: Clerkships – Period II

September 27 – November 19, 2021: Clerkships – Period III (includes Patient Safety Day)

November 2021: Career Advising/Class Meeting

November 22 – January 28, 2022: Clerkships – Period IV

November 24 (5 p.m.) – November 28, 2021: Thanksgiving Break

December 20, 2021 – January 2, 2022: Winter Holiday

January 31 – March 25, 2022: Clerkships – Period V

March 28 – April 1, 2022: Intersession VI

April 4 – May 29, 2022: Journeys II (End-of-Year OSCE & Deep Dives)

April 15 – 17, 2022: Easter Holiday (students promoted to Advanced Clinical Phase)

May 30, 2022 – June 26, 2022: Fourth Year – Block 0 (AY 2022-23 Begins July)

June 27 – July 5, 2022: Summer Break

Fourth-Year Students – Class of 2022

June 1, 2021: First Day of Fourth Year (AY 21-22 Begins July)

June 28 – July 5, 2021: Summer Break

September 29, 20211: Deadline to Certify ERAS Application

October 25, 2021 – January 30, 2022: Variable Interview Month (Blocks 5-7)

November 24 (5 p.m.) – November 28, 2021: Thanksgiving Break

December 2021: Military Match

December 20, 2021 – January 02, 2022: Winter Holiday

December 31, 2021: Deadline to sit for Step 2 CK

January 3, 2022: First Day of Spring Term

January 20221: Ophthalmology & Urology Match

March 18, 20222: NRMP Match Day

April 15 – 17, 2022: Easter Holiday

April 25 – 29, 2022: Fourth-Year Bootcamp

April 29, 20221: ISP Research Day

April 29, 2022: Last Day of Spring Term

May 22, 2022: GUSOM Graduation

1 Subject to Change

2 Fourth-Year Students excused from clinical duties 3/17 (7 p.m.) – 3/20 (7 a.m.)