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Current Trainees

Course Schedule

The MSCI program includes five semesters of didactic coursework. While the course schedule changes each year, prospective candidates are encouraged to review the attached document in order to understand the general progression of didactic courses within the program.

MSCI Core Courses 2021 – 2022

Fall 2021

Thursday, August 19: First day of classes

Edge for Scholars

Edge: August 19, September 16, October 14, October 21, November 4, November 18, December 9

Newman: August 26, October 14, October 21, November 4, November 11, December 9

Monday, August 23 – Friday, September 3

M, T, W, Th, F: 8:30 – 11:30 am

Final Exam: Friday, September 3

Tuesday, September 7 – Tuesday, October 5

M, T, W, Th, F: 8:00 – 11:00 am

Monday, October 18 – Wednesday, November 3

M, T, W, Th, F: 8:30 – 11:30 am

Monday, August 23 – Friday, December 3

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VUSM Catalog

VUSM Honor Code

Check Grades

Review Academic Record and Grade Reports through Your Enrollment Services (YES)

Poster Printing

Poster printing services are available for MSCI trainees through BRET Poster Printing Services. Please submit poster printing requests through Vanderbilt Core Facilities.

BRET Poster Printing Services: Light Hall 307

Student Computing Policy

VUSM students use laptops for a number of required activities, including, in some programs, online exams. Each student is required to possess a laptop that meets the minimum technical specifications throughout their time enrolled at VUSM. These specifications are updated annually and published online on Explore VUSM.