Professional Programs

Academic schedule for professional programs in the School of Dentistry (DMD), School of Law (JD) and School of Medicine (MD).

Fall semester starts for D2, D3, and D4 July 1, 2014
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2014
Fall semester starts for D1 students July 9, 2014
DMD Student Break Aug. 4–8, 2014
Labor Day holiday Sept. 1, 2014
Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 26-28, 2014
Fall semester ends for all DMD classes Dec. 12, 2014
Spring semester starts for all DMD classes Jan. 5, 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday Jan. 19, 2015
DMD Student Break May 4-8, 2015
Spring semester ends for D4 students May 8, 2015
Graduation for D4 students May 9, 2015
Memorial Day holiday May 25, 2015
Spring semester ends for D1, D2, D3 students June 30, 2015
Classes start Jan. 5, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to add Jan. 9, 2015 (Fri)
Last day 100% tuition reduction Jan. 9, 2015 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 19, 2015 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction Jan. 26, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Jan. 29, 2015 (Thurs)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Feb. 2, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw March 5, 2015 (Thurs)
Spring Break March 16-22, 2015 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes (Monday classes meet) Apr. 20, 2015 (Mon)
Reading day (no classes or exams) Apr. 21, 2015 (Tues)
Final exams Apr. 22-May 1, 2015 (Wed-Fri)
Commencement May 9, 2015 (Sat)
Classes start May 11, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to add May 14, 2015 (Thurs)
Last day 100% tuition reduction May 14, 2015 (Thurs)
Last day 50% tuition reduction May 21, 2015 (Thurs)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 25, 2015 (Mon)
Last day 25% tuition reduction May 26, 2015 (Tues)
Last day to apply for degree June 10, 2015 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 10, 2015 (Wed)
Last day of classes June 29, 2015 (Mon)
Reading day June 30, 2015 (Tues)
Final exam period July 1 & 2, 2015 (Wed & Thurs)
Independence Day (University Closed) July 3, 2015 (Fri)
Degree Date Aug. 11, 2015 (Tues)
Orientation Aug. 10-14 (Mon-Fri)
Classes start Aug. 17, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to add Aug. 21, 2015 (Fri)
Last day 100% tuition reduction Aug. 21, 2015 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday (no classes) Sep. 7, 2015 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction Sep. 8, 2015 (Tues)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Sep. 14, 2015 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Sep. 16, 2015 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 16, 2015 (Fri)
Last day of classes (Monday classes meet) Nov. 24, 2015 (Tues)
Thanksgiving Break (no classes or exams) Nov. 25-27, 2015 (Wed-Fri)
Final exams Nov. 30-Dec. 11
Degree date Dec. 15, 2015 (Tues)
Commencement Dec. 17, 2015 (Thurs)
Classes start Jan. 6, 2016 (Wed)
Last day to add Jan. 12, 2016 (Tues)
Last day 100% tuition reduction Jan. 12, 2016 (Tues)
Martin Luther King holiday (no classes) Jan. 18, 2016 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction Jan. 26, 2016 (Tues)
Last day to apply for degree Feb. 1, 2016 (Mon)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Feb. 2, 2016 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw Mar. 7, 2016 (Mon)
Spring Break (no classes) Mar. 14-20, 2016 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes (Monday classes meet) Apr. 20, 2016 (Wed)
Reading days (no classes or exams) Apr. 21 & 22, 2016 (Thurs & Fri)
Final exams Apr. 25 - May 6, 2016 (Mon-Fri)
Commencement/Degree Date May 14, 2016 (Sat)
The Brandeis School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.
Class of 2016, BLS Training & Clinical Orientation June 26-27, 2014
Third-Year Clinical Rotations Begin June 30, 2014
Fourth year begins, Class of 2015, Topics in Clinical Medicine Course July 2-3, 2014
Fourth Year Clinical Rotations Begin July 7, 2014
1st-year Orientation Week July 28 – Aug. 1, 2014
First & Second Year Classes Begin Aug. 4, 2014
Labor Day Holiday 1st & 2nd year students* Sept. 1, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday 1st & 2nd year students* Noon, Nov. 26 – Nov. 28, 2014
Fall semester ends Dec. 19, 2014
Holiday break Dec. 20, 2014 – Jan. 2, 2015
First-, Second- and Third-year classes begin Jan. 5, 2015
Fourth-year classes begin Jan. 12, 2015
Martin Luther King Jr., holiday 1st- & 2nd-year students* Jan. 19, 2015
Remediation/vacation week-1st year students Feb. 16 - 20, 2015
Spring break for 2nd-year students* March 16 – 22, 2015
Remediation/vacation week-1st year students Apr. 6 - 10, 2015
Second-year Block 6 exam week Apr. 13, 2015
Fourth-year ends May 1, 2015
Commencement May 9, 2015
First-year ends May 22, 2015
Second-year ends June 19, 2015
Third-year ends June 26, 2015

* denotes vacation/holiday time for first- and second-year students.

For first- and second-year exam schedules, check RedMed calendar. Dates are subject to change.

Third year begins, Class of 2017, BLS Training & Clinical Orientation June 25-26, 2015
Third-Year Clinical Rotations Begin June 29, 2015
Fourth year begins, Class of 2016, Topics in Clinical Medicine Course July 1-2, 2015
Fourth Year Clinical Rotations Begin July 6, 2015
1st-year Orientation Week July 27-31, 2015
First & Second Year Classes Begin Aug. 3, 2015
Labor Day Holiday* Sept. 7, 2015
Thanksgiving Holiday* Noon, November 25-27, 2015
Fall semester ends Dec. 18, 2015
Holiday break Dec. 19, 2015 – Jan. 1, 2016
First-, Second- and Third-year classes begin Jan. 4, 2015
Fourth-year classes begin Jan. 18, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday* Jan. 18, 2016
Second-year Block 6 exam week Apr. 11, 2016
Fourth-year ends May 6, 2016
Commencement May 14, 2016
First-year ends May 24, 2016
Second-year ends June 17, 2016
Third-year ends June 24, 2016

Updated 10/3/2014. Dates are subject to change.

* denotes vacation/holiday time for first- and second-year students.

For first- and second-year exam schedules, check RedMed calendar.

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