First Semester, 2017-2018

July / August 31 - 4 Mon-Fri Welcome Week for first-year Alaska Doctor of Occupational Therapy Students
August 3 Thursday Alaska Occupational Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
7-11 Mon - Fri Welcome Week for first year Regis Creighton Doctor of Occupational Therapy Students
10 Thursday Regis Creighton Occupational Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
13-19 Sun-Sat Welcome Week for first-year campus/distance Doctor of Pharmacy, campus/GO Occupational Therapy, and campus Physical Therapy students, and for first-year GO Pathway occupational therapy students
18 Friday Campus/distance Pharmacy, campus/GO Occupational Therapy, and campus Physical Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
21 Monday Fall term begins for all first-year Doctor of Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy students
24 Wednesday Classes begin for all students enrolled in courses taught by undergraduate colleges
29 Tuesday Last day for registration and adding course(s) to schedule
September 1 Friday Last day for dropping individual course(s)
4 Monday Labor Day - no classes
13 Wednesday 11:00 a.m. Mass of the Holy Spirit
21 Thursday Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
October 14 Saturday Last day for filing on-line degree applications for December degree
15 Sunday Fall Recess begins
23 Monday Classes resume
30 Monday Last day to withdraw from courses with a "W"
November 10 Friday School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Career Fair
21 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins after last class, clinic, or laboratory
27 Monday Classes resume
December 11-15 Mon-Fri Final semester examinations
15 Friday Christmas - Mid-year Recess begins after last exam
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For a complete listing of start and end dates for all programs, please refer to the School of Pharmacy and Health Profession's Office of Academic and Student Affairs' website.

Second Semester, 2017-2018

January 8 Monday Spring term begins in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions for most classes and programs1
10 Wednesday Classes begin for all students enrolled in courses taught by undergraduate colleges
16 Tuesday Last day for registration and adding courses to schedule
19 Friday Last day for dropping individual course(s)
February 8 Thursday Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
15 Thursday Last day for filing on-line degree applications for May degree
March 2 Friday Spring recess begins after last class, clinic, or laboratory
12 Monday Classes resume
19 Monday Last day to withdraw from courses with a "W"
29 Thursday Holy Thursday - classes suspended from 5 p.m. March 29 until 5 p.m. Monday, April 2
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday
2 Monday Easter Monday. Classes resume at 5 p.m.
May 7-11 Mon-Fri Final semester examinations
11 Friday Baccalaureate Mass, St. John's Church
11 Friday SPAHP Graduate Recognition and Hooding Ceremony
12 Saturday University Commencement
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For a complete listing of start and end dates for all programs, please refer to the School of Pharmacy and Health Profession's Office of Academic and Student Affairs' website.

Summer Session, 2018

May 14 Monday Summer term begins in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions for most classes and programs1
17 Thursday Last day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
28 Monday Memorial Day - no classes
June 15 Friday Last day to file Degree Application for August degree conferral
July 4 Wednesday Independence Day (observed) - no classes
August 3 Friday Summer Session ends
18 Saturday Degrees conferred for August graduates
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Beyond Distance Pharmacy, OTD 1 and DPT 2 and 3 classes, summer curricula consist mostly of clinical work.  Date of attendance vary by program/site.