Approved by Administrative Council 10/7/2016

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-2018

2017

May 31

Wednesday, DDS (D3,D4), DH2 students -  tuition and fee payment due by 5:00  p.m.

June 5

Monday, SUMMER SESSION BEGINS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr)

June 6

QA/RM Program (D3-D4 & DH Sr.) - Clinics Closed From 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

June 8

Thursday, 4th Class Day – Census Date – DDS & DH

June 23

Friday, 15th Class Day- DDS & DH

June 28

Wednesday, Graduate students - tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m.

June 29-30

Thursday-Friday, New Graduate Student Orientation

July 3

Monday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION BEGINS (All graduate students)

July 4

Tuesday, Independence Day, Holiday

July 6

Thursday, Graduate Core Courses Begin

July 7

Friday, 4th Class Day – Census Date - Graduates

July 14

Friday, SUMMER SESSION ENDS (D2, D3, D4, DH Sr)

July 18

Tuesday, Summer Session Grades Due By 12:00 NOON - Dental and Dental Hygiene courses

July 24

Monday, 15th Class Day - Graduates

August 9

Wed., DDS(D1,D2),DH1,DH2, graduate students - tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m.

August 7-11

August 11

August 11

Monday through Friday 8:30 AM, Orientation, Fall Semester First Year Dental and Dental Hygiene Students

Friday, Second Year Dental DDS Instrument Distribution (ATTENDANCE MANDATORY)

Friday, SUMMER GRADUATE SESSION ENDS (All graduate students)

August 14

Monday, 8:00 AM, FALL SEMESTER BEGINS (All students)

August 15

August 29

Tuesday, Summer Graduate Grades Due By 12:00 NOON

Wednesday, 12th Class day-Census date-All students

September 4

Monday, Labor Day, Holiday

September 11

 Monday, 20th Class Day

November 20-24

Fall Semester Recess

November 23

Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, Holiday

December 8

Friday, FALL SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (D1, D2, D3, D4, DH Sr, DH Jr.)

December 11-15

Fall Semester Examination Period

December 15

FALL GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS

December 15

Friday, 5:00 PM, Holiday Recess Begins

December 16

Saturday, Award MS and PhD Degrees

December 25

Monday, Christmas Day, Holiday

2018

January 1

Monday, New Year's Day, Holiday

January 3

Wednesday, Fall Semester Grades Due By 12:00 NOON

January 3

Wednesday, DDS(All),DH1,DH2, graduate students - tuition and fee payment due by 5:00 p.m.

January TBD

Faculty Retreat

January 8

Monday, 8:00 AM, SPRING SEMESTER BEGINS

January 15

Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Holiday

January 24

Wednesday, 12th Class Day – Census Date – All Students

February TBD

Mock Boards – Fourth Year Dental, D2 assists (TBD)

February 5

Monday, 20th Class Day

March 19-23

Spring Semester Recess

April  TBD

Scholars Day - Clinic closed for DDS/DH)

April – May TBD

WREB EXAM - Fourth Year and Senior Dental Hygiene (TBD)

May 11

Friday, Grades due for graduating students by 12:00 noon

May 11

Friday, 5:00 PM, SPRING SEMESTER INSTRUCTION ENDS (DDS and DH students)

May 16  

Wednesday, PM, Graduation Announcement for Graduating Students

May 14-18

Spring Semester Examination Period (Except Graduating Students)

May 18

May 22

Friday, SPRING GRADUATE SEMESTER ENDS (All graduate students)

Tuesday, Spring Semester Grades Due for all Other Students by 12:00 NOON

May TBD

AWARDS CEREMONY (TBD)

May TBD

May 28

GRADUATION EXERCISE (TBD)

Monday, Memorial Day holiday

NOTE: Graduate specialty students clinical rotations continue between academic terms with no change in student status.