Academic Calendar

For Academic Year June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017

First Year (Class of 2020)

Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation August 4 – 5 Thursday and Friday
White Coat Ceremony August 5 Friday
Fall Semester Begins August 8 Monday
Labor Day September 5 Monday
Fall Break October 10 – 11 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 23 – 27 Wednesday to Sunday
Fall Semester Ends December 16 Friday
Winter Break December 17 – January 8 Saturday to Sunday
Spring Semester Begins January 9 Monday
MLK Day January 16 Monday
Spring Break March 13 – 17 Monday to Friday
Spring Semester Ends May 19 Friday

Second Year (Class of 2019)

Activity Date Day(s)
Fall Semester Begins August 8 Monday
Labor Day September 5 Monday
Fall Break October 10 – 11 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 23 – 27 Wednesday to Sunday
Fall Semester Ends December 9 Friday
Winter Break December 10 – January 8 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 6 Friday
Spring Semester Begins January 9 Monday
MLK Day January 16 Monday
Spring Break March 13 – 17 Monday to Friday
Spring Semester Ends May 12 Friday

Third Year (Class of 2018)

See Rotation Calendar Here

Activity Date Day(s)
GLIC I June 13 – 15 Monday to Wednesday
Rotations Begin June 16 Thursday
Independence Day July 4 Monday
Labor Day September 5 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 24 – 27 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 22 – January 2 Thursday to Monday
GLIC II January 3 – 4 Tuesday and Wednesday
Rotations End May 15 Monday
Memorial Day May 29 Monday

Fourth Year (Class of 2017)

See Rotation Calendar Here

Activity Date Day(s)
Rotations Begin June 1 Wednesday
Independence Day* July 4 Monday
Thanksgiving Break* November 24 – 25 Thursday and Friday
Christmas Break* December 23 – December 26 Friday to Monday
New Year's Holiday* December 31 – January 2 Saturday to Monday
Match Day March 17 Friday
Commencement May 13 Saturday
Memorial Day* May 29 Monday

* Students rotating in IUSM electives will have these days off; Students rotating in required clerkships or sub-internships may have clinical shifts on these holidays.

For Academic Year June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018

First Year (Class of 2021)

Activity Date Day(s)
Statewide Orientation August 3 – 4 Thursday and Friday
White Coat Ceremony August 4 Friday
Fall Semester Begins August 7 Monday
Labor Day September 4 Monday
Fall Break October 9 – 10 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 22 – 26 Wednesday to Sunday
Fall Semester Ends December 15 Friday
Winter Break December 16 – January 7 Saturday to Sunday
Spring Semester Begins January 8 Monday
MLK Day January 15 Monday
Spring Break April 2 - April 6 Monday to Friday
Spring Semester Ends May 18 Friday

Second Year (Class of 2020)

Activity Date Day(s)
Fall Semester Begins August 7 Monday
Labor Day September 4 Monday
Fall Break October 9 – 10 Monday and Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break November 22 – 26 Wednesday to Sunday
Fall Semester Ends December 15 Friday
Winter Break December 16 – January 7 Saturday to Sunday
Comprehensive Basic Science Exam January 8 – 13 TBD
MLK Day January 15 Monday
Spring Semester Begins January 16 Tuesday
Spring Semester Ends1 March 2 Friday
Phase 1 Exam Period March 3 – April 8 Saturday — Sunday
Phase 2 Begins April 9 Monday

1 Inclusive of cancellations due to adverse weather; expected last day is February 26

Third Year (Class of 2019)

Activity Date Day(s)
GLIC I June 12 – 16 Monday to Friday
Rotations Begin June 19 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Tuesday
Labor Day September 4 Monday
Thanksgiving Break November 23 – 26 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break December 22 – January 1 Friday to Monday
Rotations End May 16 Monday
Memorial Day May 28 Monday

Fourth Year (Class of 2018)

Activity Date Day(s)
Rotations Begin June 1 Thursday
Independence Day* July 4 Tuesday
Thanksgiving Break* November 23 – 26 Thursday to Sunday
Winter Break* December 24 – January 1 Sunday to Monday
Match Day March 16 Friday
Commencement May 12 Saturday
Memorial Day* May 28 Monday

* Students rotating in IUSM electives will have these days off; Students rotating in required clerkships or sub-internships may have clinical shifts on these holidays.

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