First Semester, 2016-2017

August1-5Mon-FriWelcome Week for first-year Alaska Doctor of Occupational Therapy Students
4ThursdayAlaska Occupational Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
8-12Mon - FriWelcome Week for first year Regis Creighton Doctor of Occupational Therapy Students
11ThursdayRegis Creighton Occupational Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
15-20Mon-SatWelcome 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
16TuesdayTechnology sessions for third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students
17WednesdayFall term begins in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions for most classes and programs1
19FridayCampus/distance Pharmacy, campus/GO Occupational Therapy, and campus Physical Therapy Professionalism Ceremony
22MondayFall term begins for all first-year Doctor of Pharmacy, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy students
24WednesdayClasses begin for all students enrolled in courses taught by undergraduate colleges
30TuesdayLast day for registration and adding course(s) to schedule
September2FridayLast day for dropping individual course(s)
5MondayLabor Day - no classes
14Wednesday11:00 a.m. Mass of the Holy Spirit
22ThursdayLast day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
TBAFridaySchool Picnic
October15SaturdayLast day for filing on-line degree applications for December degree
16SundayFall Recess begins
18Tuesday12:00 Noon Mid-semester grade reports from instructors due in Registrar's Office
24MondayClasses resume
31MondayLast day to withdraw from courses with a "W"
November11FridaySchool of Pharmacy and Health Professions Career Fair
22TuesdayThanksgiving recess begins after last class, clinic, or laboratory
28MondayClasses resume
December 12-16Mon-FriFinal semester examinations
16FridayChristmas - 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, 2016-2017

January9MondaySpring term begins in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions for most classes and programs1
11WednesdayClasses begin for all students enrolled in courses taught by undergraduate colleges
17TuesdayLast day for registration and adding courses to schedule
20FridayLast day for dropping individual course(s)
February9ThursdayLast day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
15WednesdayLast day for filing on-line degree applications for May degree
March3FridaySpring recess begins after last class, clinic, or laboratory
13MondayClasses resume
20MondayLast day to withdraw from courses with a "W"
April8SatSchool Spring Banquet, 6 p.m.
13ThursdayHoly Thursday - classes suspended from 5 p.m. April 2 until 5 p.m. Monday, April 6
16SundayEaster Sunday
17MondayEaster Monday. Classes resume at 5 p.m.
May8-12Mon-FriFinal semester examinations
12FridayBaccalaureate Mass, St. John's Church
12 FridaySPAHP Graduate Recognition and Hooding Ceremony
13SaturdayUniversity 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, 2017

May15MondaySummer term begins in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions for most classes and programs1
ThursdayLast day to change from credit to audit. Last day to apply for Pass/No Pass status
29MondayMemorial Day - no classes
June15ThursdayLast day to file Degree Application for August degree conferral
July4TuesdayIndependence Day (observed) - no classes
August4FridaySummer Session ends
19SaturdayDegrees 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.