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, 2015
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2015
Fall semester starts for D1 students July 8, 2015
DMD Student Break August 3-7, 2015
Labor Day holiday September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving holiday November 25-27, 2015
Fall semester ends for all DMD classes December 11, 2015
Spring semester starts for all DMD classes January 4, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday January 18, 2016
DMD Student Break May 9-13, 2016
Spring semester ends for D4 students May 13, 2016
Graduation for D4 students May 14, 2016
Memorial Day holiday May 30, 2016
Spring semester ends for D1, D2, D3 students June 30, 2016
Fall Semester starts for D2, D3, D4 July 1, 2016
Independence Day holiday July 4, 2016
Fall semester starts for D1 students July 6, 2016
DMD Student Break August 1-5, 2016
Labor Day Holiday September 5, 2016
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 24-25, 2016
Fall Semester ends for all DMD classes Dec. 9, 2016
Spring semester starts for all DMD Jan. 3, 2017
MLK holiday Jan. 16, 2017
DMD Spring Break March 20-24, 2017
DMD Student Break May 8-12, 2017
Spring semester ends for D4 May 12, 2017
Graduation for D4 students May 13, 2017
Memorial Day Holiday May 29, 2017
Spring semester ends D1, D2, D3 students June 30, 2017
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)
Fall Break Oct. 5, 2015 (Mon)
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. 18, 2015 (Fri)
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)
Classes start May 16, 2016 (Mon)
Last day to add May 19, 2016 (Thurs)
Last day 100% tuition reduction May 19, 2016 (Thurs)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 30, 2016 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction June 3, 2016 (Friday)
Last day to apply for degree June 8, 2016 (Wed)
Last day 25% tuition reduction June 9, 2016 (Thurs)
Last day to withdraw June 14, 2016 (Tues)
Independence Day (no classes) July 4, 2016 (Mon)
Last day of classes July 5, 2016 (Tues)
Reading day July 6, 2016 (Wed)
Final exam period (on-site) July 7-8, 2016 (Thurs, Fri)
Degree Date August 9, 2016 (Tues)
Orientation August 10-12, 2016 (Wed-Fri)
Classes start August 15, 2016 (Mon)
Last day to add August 19, 2016 (Fri)
Last day 100% tuition reduction August 9, 2016 (Fri)
Labor Day Holiday (no classes) September 5, 2016 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction September 6, 2016 (Tues)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Sept. 12, 2016 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree Sept. 14, 2016 (Wed)
Fall Break No Fall Break
Last day to withdraw October 12, 2016 (Wed)
Presidential Election Day (no classes) November 8, 2016 (Tues)
Last day of classes November 22, 2016 (Tues)
Thanksgiving Break (no classes or exams) November 23 - 25, 2016 (Wed-Fri)
Final exams November 28 - December 9, 2016 (Mon-Fri)
Degree Date December 14, 2016 (Wed)
Commencement December 15, 2016 (Thurs)
Classes start January 4, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to add January 10, 2017 (Tues)
Last day 100% tuition reduction January 10, 2017 (Tues)
Martin Luther King holiday (no classes) January 16, 2017 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction January 24, 2017 (Tues)
Last day 25% tuition reduction January 31, 2017 (Tues)
Last day to apply for degree February 1, 2017 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw March 3, 2017 (Fri)
Spring Break (no classes) March 13-17, 2017 (Mon-Fri)
Last day of classes (Monday classes meet) April 19, 2017 (Wed)
Reading days (no classes or exams) April 20 & 21, 2017 (Thurs, Fri)
Final exams April 24-May 5, 2017 (Mon-Fri)
Commencement/Degree Date May 13, 2017 (Sat)
Classes start May 15, 2017 (Mon)
Last day to add May 18, 2017 (Thurs)
Last day 100% tuition reduction May 18, 2017 (Thurs)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 29, 2017 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction June 2, 2017 (Fri)
Last day to apply for degree June 7, 2017 (Wed)
Last day 25% tuition reduction June 8, 2017 (Thurs)
Last day to withdraw June 13, 2017 (Tues)
Independence Holiday (no classes) July 3 - 4, 2017 (Mon-Tues)
Last day of classes July 5, 2017 (Wed)
Reading day (no classes or exams) July 6, 2017 (Thurs)
Final exams (on-site) July 7, 2017 (Fri)
Degree Date August 8, 2017 (Tues)
The Brandeis School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.
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 20, 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.

Third year begins, Class of 2018, BLS Training & Clinical Orientation June 23-24, 2016
Third-Year Clinical Rotations Begin June 27, 2016
Fourth-Year Clinical Rotations Begin July 5, 2016
First Year Orientation Week July 25-29, 2016
First & Second Year Classes Begin August 1, 2016
Labor Day Holiday* September 5, 2016
Presidential Election Day* November 8, 2016
Fall Semester Ends December 16, 2016
School resumes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd year students January 3, 2017
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday* January 16, 2017
School resumes for 4th year students January 17, 2017
Second Year Exam Week April 10, 2017
Fourth Year Ends May 5, 2017
Commencement May 13, 2017
First Year Ends May 19, 2017
Second Year Ends June 16, 2017
Third Year Ends June 23, 2017

For 1st & 2nd year exams schedules, check RedMed calendar

* Denotes vacation/holiday time for 1st & 2nd year students

Dates are subject to change – 11/04/15 approved by EPC

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