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2019-2021 Academic Calendar

Below you will find the academic calendar for the Fall and Spring semesters beginning Dec. 30, 2019, through July 5, 2021. These dates are subject to change and students should make note of this calendar when scheduling personal travel plans.

It is recommended students do not book personal travel before 5 p.m. on the last scheduled day of each semester. This will ensure that personal travel arrangements do not interfere with possible changes to the academic calendar.


Spring 2020 Semester

Dec. 30, 2019-June 28

  • Dec. 30*
    Clinical Rotations begin (OMS-III, OMS-IV)
  • Jan. 6
    Classes begin (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • March 16-27^
    LCOM 5998 (Osteopathic Approach to Pain Management), on-site at LUCOM (OMS-IV)
  • April 13
    Easter Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • May 9
    OMS-IV students will be required to participate in certain activities the week prior 
  • May 25
    Memorial Day, no OMS-I or OMS-II classes
  • May 29
    Last day of classes (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • June 1-26**
    Elective/Vacation/Remediation (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • June 29*
    Clinical Rotations can begin (OMS-IV)

Fall 2020 Semester

June 29-Jan. 3, 2021

  • June 29*
    Elective and Make-Up Rotations, OMS-IV rotations can begin
  • July 20-24
    OMS-III Orientation to clinical rotations
  • July 21-24
    Orientation (OMS-I)
  • July 27*
    Classes and Clinical Rotations begin (OMS-I, OMS-II, OMS-III)
  • July 27-28
    Orientation (OMS-II, during the lunch hour)
  • Aug. 21
    Donor Memorial Ceremony
  • Aug. 22
    White Coat Ceremony (OMS-I)
  • Sept. 7
    Labor Day Holiday (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • Oct. 12-16
    Fall Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • Nov. 25-27
    Thanksgiving Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • Dec. 11*
    Last day of rotations (OMS-III)
  • Dec. 14**
    Last day of Fall classes (OMS-I, OMS-II)

Spring 2021 Semester

Jan. 4-July 5

  • Jan. 4*
    Classes and Clinical Rotations begin (OMS-I, OMS-II, OMS-III, OMS-IV)
  • March 15-19
    LCOM 5998 (Osteopathic Approach to Pain Management), online portion (OMS-IV)
  • March 22-26
    LCOM 5998 (Osteopathic Approach to Pain Management), on-site at LUCOM (OMS-IV)
  • March 22-26
    Spring Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • April 5
    Easter Break (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • April 26-May 7
    Capstone OMS-III, on-site at LUCOM (OMS-III)
  • May 12-15
    Senior Week (OMS-IV attendance required)
  • May 15
    Commencement Ceremony (OMS-IV)
  • May 28
    Last day of classes (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • May 31
    Memorial Day
  • June 7-July 2**
    Pre-Clerkship electives/Vacation (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • June 14
    Remediation (OMS-I, OMS-II)
  • July 5*
    Clinical Rotations can begin (OMS-IV), beginning of Fall semester

* Scheduling for OMS-III and OMS-IV students is coordinated through the Office of Clinical Rotations. Students must refer to the Clinical Training Manual and to rotation site requirements for scheduled obligations and attendance requirements.

** A break is scheduled for personal time off and/or vacation for OMS-I and OMS-II students. Note: Student Progress Committee hearings are conducted during this time. Student-doctors may be required to return to campus.