2016-2017 Academic Calendars

Click on the academic calendars below to view the three curricular phases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine:

Orientation/Registration (3 days) July 20-22, 2016
Foundations of the Profession (1 week) July 25-29, 2016
White Coat Ceremony July 29, 2016
Human Blueprint and Architecture (6 weeks) Aug. 1 - Sept. 9, 2016
Labor Day (no classes or clinical activities) Sept. 5, 2016
FMK Phase Wellness Retreat Sept. 30, 2016
Microbes and Immunity (6 weeks) Sept. 12 - Oct. 21, 2016
First Year Fall Break Oct. 22-25
Homeostasis Oct. 26 - Dec. 16, 2016
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 24-27, 2016
Winter Break Dec. 17, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017
Homeostasis (continued) Jan. 3 - Feb. 3, 2017
MLK, Jr. Holiday (no classes or clinical activities) Jan. 16, 2017
Digestion, Endocrine and Reproduction (DRE) Feb. 6 - April 28, 2017
Spring Break April 29 - May 7, 2017
Brain, Behavior & Movement (12 weeks) May 8 - July 28, 2017
Memorial Day (no classes or clinical activities) May 29, 2017
Independence Day (no classes or clinical activities) July 4, 2017
Summer Break July 29 - Aug. 20, 2017

 

Introduction to Diagnostics and Therapeutics (bootcamp) Aug. 22-26, 2016
Labor Day (no classes or clinical activities) Sept. 5, 2016
Clerkship Block 1 Aug. 29 -
Oct. 21, 2016
Clerkship Block 2 Oct. 24 - Dec. 16, 2016
Thanksgiving Break Nov. 24-27, 2016
Winter Break Dec. 17, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017
Clerkship Block 3 Jan. 3 - Feb. 24, 2017
MLK, Jr. Holiday (no classes or clinical activities) Jan. 16, 2017
FCC Wellness Retreat Feb. 13, 2017
Spring Break Feb. 25 -
Mar. 5, 2017
Clerkship Block 4 Mar. 6 -
April 28, 2017
Memorial Day (no classes or clinical activities) May 29, 2017
VC3 Assessment Event June 5-9, 2017
Clerkship Block 5 May 1 -
June 23, 2017
Click here for a detailed Block Schedule.

 

 SECTION   DATES Registration Deadline (42 day: EM, PC, ISC, AI) Registration Deadline (28 day: Electives) Registration Deadline (7 day: FHD Units)
07 July 5-29, 2016 May 24, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 28, 2016
08 Aug. 1-26, 2016 June 20, 2016 July 4, 2016 July 25, 2016
Immersion Orientation (3rd years): Aug. 22-26
09 Aug. 29 - Sept. 23, 2016 July 18, 2016 Aug. 1, 2016 Aug. 22, 2016
Class of 2018 Third Year Retreat: August 26, 2016
10 Sept. 26 - Oct. 21, 2016 Aug. 15, 2016 Aug. 29, 2016 Sept. 19, 2016
Labor Day: Sept. 5, 2016 (no classes or clinical activities)
11 Oct. 24 - Nov. 18, 2016 Sept. 12, 2016 Sept. 26, 2016 Oct. 17, 2016
Thanksgiving Break: Nov. 24-27, 2016
12 Nov. 21 - Dec. 16, 2016 Oct. 10, 2016 Oct. 24, 2016 Nov. 14, 2016
Winter Break: Dec. 17, 2016 - Jan. 2, 2017
01 Jan. 3-27, 2017 Nov. 22, 2016 Dec. 6, 2016 Dec. 27, 2016
Intersession (3rd and 4th years): Jan. 30 - Feb. 3
MLK, Jr. Holiday: Jan. 16, 2017 (no classes or clinical activities)
02 Feb. 6 - Mar. 3, 2017 Dec. 26, 2016 Jan. 9, 2017 Jan. 30, 2017
Class of 2017 Senior Retreat: March 3, 2017
03 Mar. 6-31, 2017 Jan. 23, 2017 Feb. 6, 2017 Feb. 27, 2017
Match Day: March 17, 2017
04 April 3-28, 2017 Feb. 20, 2017 Mar. 6, 2017 Mar. 27, 2017
Intersession (3rd years only): May 1-5, 2017
Graduation Day for EC 2013 C2.0.1: May 12, 2017
05 May 8 - June 2, 2017 Mar. 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 May 1, 2017
Memorial Day: May 29, 2017 (no classes or clinical activities)
06 June 5-30, 2017 April 24, 2017 May 8, 2017 May 29, 2017