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2022-2023 Academic Calendars

Select the academic calendars below to view the curricular phases at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

July 13-15 – Orientation

July 18-22 – Foundations of the Profession

July 22 – White Coat Ceremony

July 25-Sept 2 – Human Blueprint & Architecture

Sept 5 – Labor Day

Sept 6-Oct 14 – Microbes & Immunity

Sept 23 – Wellness Retreat

Oct 15-18 – Wellness Days

Oct 19-Dec 16  Homeostasis

Nov 24-27 – Thanksgiving Break

Dec 17-Jan 2 – Winter Break

Jan 3-Feb 24 – Renal & Digestion

Jan 16 – MLK Jr Holiday

Feb. 27-28 – TBA Required activities

Mar 1-Apr 21 – Reproduction & Endocrine

Apr 22-30 – Spring Break

May 1-July 21 – Brain, Behavior & Movement

May 29 – Memorial Day

July 4 – Independence Day

Aug 22-26 – FCC Launch Week

Aug 29-Oct 21 – Block 1

Sept 5 – Labor Day holiday
Sept 6 – (Tuesday after Labor Day) – longitudinal day
Oct 3 – longitudinal day

Oct 24-Dec 16 – Block 2

Oct 31 – longitudinal day
Nov 24-27 – Thanksgiving Break
Nov 28 – longitudinal day

Dec 17-Jan 2 Winter Break

Jan 3-Feb 24 – Block 3 (Begins Tuesday)

Jan 9 – longitudinal day
Jan 16 – MLK Jr Holiday
Feb 6 – longitudinal day
Feb 13 – Wellness Retreat

Feb 27-Apr 21 – Block 4

Mar 6 – longitudinal day
Apr 3 – longitudinal day

Apr 22-30 – Spring Break

May 1-Jun 23 – Block 5

May 8 – longitudinal day
May 29 – Memorial Day holiday
Jun 5 – longitudinal day
TBD – RCE Assessment

Jul 4 – Independence Day
Jul 5-29 – Block 7
Aug 1-26 – Block 8
Aug 22-26 – Immersion Orientation and Health Care Delivery Immersion (3rd years only)
Aug 29-Sept 23 – Block 9
Sept 5 Labor Day holiday
Sept 26-Oct 21 – Block 10
Oct 24-Nov 18 – Block 11
Nov 21-Dec 16 – Block 12
Nov 24-25 – Thanksgiving Break
Dec 17-Jan 2 – Winter Break

Jan 3-27 – Block 1 (Begins Tuesday)
Jan 16 – MLK, Jr. Holiday (no class or clinical)
Jan 30-Feb 24 – Block 2
Feb 27-Mar 3 – Week-Long Courses (Separate for 3rd & 4th years)
Mar 6-31 – Block 3
Mar 8 – 4th-year Wellness Retreat
Apr 3-28 – Block 4
Apr 10 – VMS3 Wellness Retreat
May 1-5 – Week-Long Course (3rd years only)
May 8-Jun 2 – Block 5
May 12 – Commencement
May 29 – Memorial Day holiday
Jun 5-30 – Block 6 (end of Academic Year 22-23)

2022-2023 Immersion Phase Calendar