First Semester, 2016-17

August 16TuesdayBegin regular classes/clinic hours (So/Jr/Sr)
August 16-17Tuesday-WednesdayFreshman orientation
August 18ThursdayFreshman classes/labs begin
September 5MondayLabor Day; no classes
September 14WednesdayMass of the Holy Spirit, St. John's Church (subject to change)
September 15-17Thursday-SaturdayDental Assembly
October 7FridayEnd of First Quarter
October 12-16 Wednesday-SundayFall Recess
November 23-27Wednesday-SundayThanksgiving Recess
December 7-16Final examinations begin (Jr/Sr)
December 8-16Final examinations begin (Fr/So)
December 16FridayEnd of Second Quarter
December 17-31 Christmas Recess

Second Semester, 2016-17

January 1 New Year's Recess
January 3TuesdayClasses, laboratories, and clinics resume
February 24FridayEnd of Third Quarter
March 4-12Spring Recess
April 14FridayGood Friday; no classes
April 19-28 Final examinations begin (So/Jr)
May 1-5Final examinations (Fr)
May 2TuesdayEnd of Fourth Quarter at noon (So/Jr/Sr)
May 5FridayEnd of Fourth Quarter (Fr)

Summer Session, 2017

May 6SaturdayWhite Coat Ceremony (new Jrs)
May 8MondaySummer clinic hours begin
May 8-9Monday-TuesdayClinic Orientation (New Jr)
May 9TuesdaySummer classes begin (new Sr)
May 10WednesdaySummer classes begin (New Jr)
May 12FridayHooding Ceremony
May 13SaturdayCommencement
May 29MondayMemorial Day; no classes
May 30TuesdaySummer classes begin (new So)
July 4TuesdayIndependence Day; no classes
July 14FridaySummer Session ends