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Academic Calendar for 5 Semester Curriculum

Fall 1 Semester

15 weeks

  • Classes begin Tuesday after Labor Day
  • Columbus Day off
  • Thanksgiving & Friday after Thanksgiving off 
  • Finals week 15 
  • 4 weeks off between Fall and Spring semesters to work, do extra clinical, etc.

Spring 1 Semester

15 weeks

  • Classes begin Tuesday after Martin Luther King Day 
  • One week vacation in March
  • Finals week 15
  • 1 1/2 - 2 weeks off between Spring and Summer semesters

Summer Semester

12 weeks

  • Classes begin last week in May
  • 1st week maybe ACNM meeting
  • Finals week 12
  • 2 weeks off between Summer and Fall semesters

Fall 2 Semester

15 weeks

  • Classes begin Tuesday after Labor Day
  • Columbus Day off
  • Thanksgiving & Friday after Thanksgiving off 
  • Finals week 15 
  • 4 weeks off between Fall and Spring semesters

Spring 2 Semester

15 weeks

  • Integration
  • Graduation 1st or 2nd week of May

Note: Philadelphia University has different start dates. The Spring online course usually begins one week prior to the Baystate class.