Students belonging to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program, the Veterinary Nursing Program, or on DVM clinical rotations may follow different academic schedules. Please scroll down to the calendar most relevant to your program.

Please note that the College of Veterinary Medicine may have break days that differ from the University's.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program Academic Calendar

2021–22 Academic Year
  • Fall 2021

    Spring 2022

  • Orientation (Class of 2025) Begins
    Monday 8/9
    -
  • Semester Begins (2023, 2024, 2025)
    Monday 8/16
    Tuesday 1/4
  • Holiday: Classes Cancelled (2023, 2024, 2025)
    Monday 9/6
    Monday 1/17
  • Phi Zeta Research Day
    Friday 10/1
    -
  • Fall Intersession (2024, 2025)
    Monday 10/4–Friday 10/8
    -
  • Fall Intersession (2023)
    Monday 10/11–Friday 10/15
    -
  • Spring Break: Classes Cancelled (2023)
    -
    Monday 2/28–Friday 3/4
  • SAVMA Symposium (2023, 2024, 2025)
    -
    Friday 3/11–Sunday 3/13
  • Spring Break: Classes Cancelled (2024, 2025)
    -
    Monday 3/14–Friday 3/18
  • Spring Break: Classes Cancelled (2023)
    -
    Monday 2/28–Friday 3/4
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Classes Cancelled (2023, 2024, 2025)
    Monday 11/22–Friday 11/26
    -
  • Semester Ends (2024, 2025)
    Friday 12/10
    Friday 5/6
  • Semester Ends (2023)
    Friday 12/10
    Sunday 5/8
2022–23 Academic Year
  • Fall 2022

    Spring 2023

  • Orientation (Class of 2026)
    Monday, 8/8–Friday, 8/12
    -
  • Semester Begins
    Monday, 8/15
    Tuesday, 1/3
  • Holiday, Classes Cancelled
    Monday, 9/5
    Monday, 1/16
  • Fall Intercession (Classes of 2025, 2026)
    Monday, 10/3–Friday, 10/7
    -
  • Fall Intercession (Class of 2024)
    Monday, 10/10–Friday, 10/14
    -
  • Thanksgiving Holiday, Classes Cancelled (Classes of 2024, 2025, 2026)
    Monday, 11/21–Friday, 11/25
    -
  • Fall Semester Ends
    Friday, 12/9
    -
  • Spring Break, Classes Cancelled (Class of 2024)
    -
    Monday, 2/27–Friday, 3/3
  • Spring Break, Classes Cancelled (Classes of 2025, 2026)
    -
    Monday, 3/6–Friday, 3/10
  • Spring Semester ends (Classes of 2025, 2026)
    -
    Friday, 5/5
  • Spring Semester ends (Class of 2024)
    -
    Sunday, 5/7

DVM Clinical Phase Calendar

2021–22 Academic Year
  • Fall 2021

    Spring 2022

  • Semester Begins
    Monday 8/23
    Tuesday 1/4
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: Classes Cancelled (clinical service-dependent)
    Thursday 11/25–Friday 11/26
    -
  • Graduation
    -
    Friday 5/6
  • Semester Ends
    Sunday 12/26
    Sunday 5/8
2021–23 Academic Year
  • Fall 2022

    Spring 2023

  • Semester Begins
    Monday, 8/22
    Tuesday, 1/3
  • Thanksgiving Holiday; Classes Cancelled (Clinical Services - Dependent)
    Thursday, 11/24–Friday, 11/25
    -
  • Graduation
    -
    Friday, 5/5
  • Semester Ends
    Thursday, 12/22
    Sunday, 5/7
  • Holiday Break
    Friday, 12/23–Monday, 1/2
    -

Veterinary Nursing Program Academic Calendar

Please read carefully. The Veterinary Nursing academic schedule differs from the University's academic calendar.

2021–22 Academic Year
  • Fall 2021

    Spring 2022

  • Classes Begin
    Monday 8/30
    Monday 1/10
  • Holiday: University Open, Classes Cancelled
    -
    Monday 1/17
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Monday 9/6
    -
  • Middle of Semester
    Wednesday 10/20
    Wednesday 3/2
  • Mid-Semester Break
    Thursday 10/21–Friday 10/22
    -
  • Spring Break
    -
    Monday 3/7–Friday 3/11
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Thursday 11/26–Friday 11/27
    -
  • Classes End
    Sunday 12/12
    Friday 4/29
  • Final Exams
    Monday 12/13–Friday 12/17
    -
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Friday 12/24–Monday 12/27
    -
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Friday 12/31–Monday 1/3
    -
  • Commencements
    -
    Friday 5/6 (tentative)
2022–23 Academic Year
  • Fall 2022

    Spring 2023

  • Classes Begin
    Monday 8/29
    Monday 1/9
  • Holiday: University Open, Classes Cancelled
    -
    Monday 1/16
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Monday 9/5
    -
  • Middle of Semester
    Wednesday 10/19
    Wednesday 3/1
  • Spring Break
    -
    Monday 3/6–Friday 3/10
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Thursday 11/24–Friday, 11/25
    -
  • Classes End
    Friday 12/9
    Friday 4/28
  • Final Exams
    Monday 12/12–Friday 12/16
    Monday 5/1–Friday 5/5
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Friday 12/23–Monday 12/26
    -
  • Commencements
    -
    -
  • Holiday: University Closed
    Friday 12/30–Monday 1/2
    -