Professional Programs

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

2021 - 2022 Academic Year

DMD fall semester begins for D2, D3, D4 July 1, 2021
Independence Day Holiday July 5, 2021
Fall semester starts for D1 students July 29, 2021
Labor Day Holiday September 6, 2021
Fall Break October 4-5, 2021
Thanksgiving Break November 25-26, 2021
DMD final exam week December 6-10, 2021
Fall semester ends for all DMD classes December 10, 2021
Spring semester starts for all DMD January 3, 2022
MLK Holiday January 18, 2022
Spring Break March 21-25, 2022
DMD final exam week May 2-6, 2022
Spring semester ends for D4 May 6, 2022
Student break May 9-13, 2022
Degree Date May 14, 2022
Spring semester ends D1, D2, D3 June 30, 2022
Dates are subject to change.
Classes start May 17, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to add May 20, 2021 (Thurs)
Last day 100% tuition reduction May 20, 2021 (Thurs)
Last day 50% tuition reduction May 28, 2021 (Fri)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 31, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to apply for degree June 21, 2021 (Mon)
Last day 25% tuition reduction June 2, 2021 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 15, 2021 (Tues)
Independence Day (no classes) July 5, 2021 (Mon)
Monday classes meet July 6, 2021 (Tues)
Last day of classes: Monday classes meet July 7, 2021 (Wed)
Reading Day July 8-9, 2021 (Thurs-Fri)
Final exam period (on-site) July 12-13, 2021 (Mon-Tues)
Degree date August 10, 2021 (Tues)
Classes start July 12, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to add July 13, 2021 (Tues)
Last day 100% tuition reduction July 13, 2021 (Tues)
Last day 50% tuition reduction July 16, 2021 (Fri)
Last day 25% tuition reduction July 19, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw July 28, 2021 (Wed)
Last day of classes August 6, 2021 (Fri)
Final exam period August 7-8, 2021 (Sat-Sun)
Degree date August 10, 2021 (Tues)
Classes start August 16, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add August 20, 2021 (Fri)
Labor Day Holiday September 6, 2021 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction September 7, 2021 (Mon)
Last day 25% tuition reduction September 14, 2021 (Mon)
Fall Break October 11, 2021 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw October 22, 2021 (Fri)
Last day of classes November 23, 2021 (Monday classes meet)
Thanksgiving Break November 24-28, 2021 (Wed-Sun)
Reading Day November 26, 2021 (Fri)
Final exams November 29 - December 14, 2021 (Wed-Tue)
Degree date December 17, 2021 (Fri)
Commencement December 17, 2021 (Fri)
Classes start January 4, 2022 (Tues)
Last day to drop/add January 7, 2022 (Fri)
Martin Luther King Holiday January 17, 2022 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction January 26, 2022 (Wed)
Last day 25% tuition reduction February 2, 2022 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw March 9, 2022 (Wed)
Spring Break March 14-20, 2022 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes: Monday classes meet April 19, 2022 (Tues)
Reading Day April 20, 2022 (Wed)
Final exams April 21-May 6, 2022 (Thur-Fri)
Degree Date May 14, 2022 (Sat)
Law Convocation May 15, 2022 (Sun)
The last day to add is also the last day to delete a course from your record. After that date, a grade of "W" is assigned for all withdrawals.
The Brandeis School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.
Third year begins, Class of 2022, BLS Training & Clinical Orientation Monday, June 21-25, 2021
Third-Year Clinical Rotations Begin Monday, June 28, 2021
Fourth-Year Clinical Rotations Begin Tuesday, July 6, 2021
First Year Orientation Week Monday, July 26-30, 2021
First & Second Year Classes Begin Monday, August 2, 2021
Labor Day Holiday* Monday, September 6, 2021
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 17, 2021
School resumes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd year students Monday, January 3, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday* Monday, January 17, 2022
School resumes for 4th year students Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Second Year Exam Week Monday, April 4, 2022
Fourth Year Ends Friday, May 6, 2022
First Year Ends Friday, May 13, 2022
Commencement Saturday, May 14, 2022
Second Year Ends Friday, June 17, 2022
Third Year Ends Friday, June 24, 2022

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

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

Dates are subject to change – approved by EPC 9/16/2020

2022-2023 Academic Calendar

DMD fall semester begins for D2, D3, D4 July 1, 2022
Independence Day Holiday July 4, 2022
Fall semester starts for D1 students August 4, 2022
Labor Day Holiday September 5, 2022
Fall Break October 3-4, 2022
Thanksgiving Break November 24-25, 2022
DMD final exam week December 12-16, 2022
Fall semester ends for all DMD classes December 16, 2022
Spring semester starts for all DMD January 3, 2023
MLK Holiday January 16, 2023
Spring Break March 13-17, 2023
DMD final exam week May 1-5, 2023
Spring semester ends for D4 May 5, 2023
Student break May 8-12, 2023
Degree Date May 13, 2023
Spring semester ends D1, D2, D3 June 30, 2023
Dates are subject to change.
Classes start May 23, 2022 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 26, 2022 (Thurs)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 30, 2022 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction June 6, 2022 (Mon)
Last day 25% tuition reduction June 8, 2022 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw June 16, 2022 (Thurs)
Juneteenth Holiday June 20, 2022 (Mon)
Independence Day (no classes) July 4, 2022 (Mon)
Monday classes meet July 5, 2022 (Tues)
Last day of classes: Monday classes meet July 6, 2022 (Wed)
Reading Day July 7, 2022 (Thurs)
Final exam period (on-site) July 8-9, 2022 (Fri-Sat)
Classes start July 11, 2022 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add July 14, 2022 (Thurs)
Last day 50% tuition reduction July 19, 2022 (Tue)
Last day 25% tuition reduction July 20, 2022 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw July 26, 2022 (Tue)
Last day of classes August 5, 2022 (Fri)
Final exam period August 6-7, 2022 (Sat-Sun)
Classes start Aug. 15, 2022 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add Aug. 19, 2022 (Fri)
Labor Day holiday Sept. 5, 2022 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction Sept. 6, 2022 (Tues)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Sept. 13, 2022 (Tues)
Fall Break Oct. 10, 2022 (Mon)
Last day to withdraw Oct. 13, 2022 (Thur)
Last day of classes Nov. 22, 2022 (Monday classes meet)
Thanksgiving break Nov. 23-27, 2022 (Wed-Sun)
Reading day Nov. 25, 2022 (Fri)
Final exams Nov. 28-Dec. 9, 2022 (Mon-Fri)
Degree Date Dec. 16, 2022 (Fri)
Commencement Dec. 16*, 2022 (Fri)
Classes start Jan. 3, 2023 (Tue)
Last day to drop/add Jan. 6, 2023 (Fri)
Martin Luther King holiday Jan. 16, 2023 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction Jan. 25, 2023 (Wed)
Last day 25% tuition reduction Feb. 1, 2023 (Wed)
Last day to withdraw March 2, 2023 (Thurs)
Spring Break March 13-19, 2023 (Mon-Sun)
Last day of classes: Monday classes meet Apr. 18, 2023 (Tue)
Reading day Apr. 19, 2023 (Wed)
Final exams Apr. 20-May 5, 2023 (Thur-Fri)
Commencement/degree date May 13, 2023 (Sat)*
The last day to add is also the last day to delete a course from your record. After that date, a grade of "W" is assigned for all withdrawals.
The Brandeis School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.
Third year begins, Class of 2023, BLS Training & Clinical Orientation Monday, June 20-24, 2022
Third-Year Clinical Rotations Begin Monday, June 27, 2022
Fourth-Year Clinical Rotations Begin Tuesday, July 5, 2022
First Year Orientation Week Monday, July 25-29, 2022
First & Second Year Classes Begin Monday, August 1, 2022
Labor Day Holiday* Monday, September 5, 2022
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 16, 2022
School resumes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd year students Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday* Monday, January 16, 2023
School resumes for 4th year students Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Second Year Exam Week Monday, April 3, 2023
Fourth Year Ends Friday, May 5, 2023
First Year Ends Friday, May 12, 2023
Commencement Saturday, May 13, 2023
Second Year Ends Friday, June 16, 2023
Juneteenth* Monday, June 19, 2023
Third Year Ends Friday, June 23, 2023

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

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

Dates are subject to change – approved by EPC 8/18/2021

2023 Academic Summer Calendar

Classes start May 15, 2023 (Mon)
Last day to drop/add May 19, 2023 (Fri)
Memorial Day (no classes) May 29, 2023 (Mon)
Last day 50% tuition reduction June 2, 2023 (Fri)
Last day 25% tuition reduction June 6, 2023 (Tues)
Last day to withdraw June 14, 2023 (Wed)
Juneteenth Holiday June 19, 2023 (Mon)
Provost Approved Holiday (no classes) July 3, 2023 (Mon)
Independence Day (no classes) July 4, 2023 (Tues)
Monday classes meet July 5, 2023 (Wed)
Tuesday classes meet July 6, 2023 (Thurs)
Monday classes meet July 7, 2023 (Fri)
Last day of classes: Monday classes meet July 10, 2023 (Mon)
Reading Day July 11, 2023 (Tues)
Final exam period (on-site) July 12, 2023 (Wed)
The last day to add is also the last day to delete a course from your record. After that date, a grade of "W" is assigned for all withdrawals.
The Brandeis School of Law reserves the right to change the announced academic calendar without prior notice.

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