Key Administrative Dates & Deadlines

The School of Medicine's Academic Calendar combines dates relevant to all our matriculating programs: MD, MS, and PhD.

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2014 - 2015
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AUTUMN QUARTER

(Term 1162; MD Program Q1 and Q4)

Aug August 01 Sat 2015

Axess opens for autumn quarter course enrollment

Aug August 14 Fri 2015

MD--SWEAT camping trip orientation (new students)

Aug August 14 Fri 2015

INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 2)

Aug August 15-18 Sat-Tue 2015

MD--SWEAT camping trip (new students)

Aug August 19-21 Wed-Fri 2015

MD--New student orientation

Aug August 24 Mon 2015

MD--Instruction begins for first-year students

Aug August 24 Mon 2015

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 3

Aug August 27 Thu 2015

MD--Instruction begins for second-year students

Sep September 01 Tue 2015

MD--Deadline for second-year students to declar Scholarly Concentration

Sep September 07 Mon 2015

Labor Day (holiday; no classes)

Sep September 11 Fri 2015

At-status enrollment deadline (5p.m.) in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term

Sep September 21 Mon 2015

First day of Autumn quarter; GRAD instruction begins

Sep September 21 Mon 2015

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for leave of absence in autumn quarter with full refund

Sep September 21 Mon 2015

Deadline (5p.m.) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for student to be "at status"

Sep September 21 Mon 2015

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 4

Oct October 09 Fri 2015

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 4)

Oct October 09 Fri 2015

Deadline (5p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

Oct October 09 Fri 2015

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 4)

Oct October 19 Mon 2015

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 5

Nov November 02 Mon 2015

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

Nov November 13 Fri 2015

Deadline (5p.m.) to file change to grading basis; course withdrawal deadline

Nov November 13 Fri 2015

GRAD--Deadline (5p.m.) to apply for autumn quarter degree conferral

Nov November 16 Mon 2015

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 6

Nov November 23-27 Mon-Fri 2015

Thanksgiving recess (no classes)

Nov November 30-Dec 06 Mon-Sun 2015

End Quarter period ("Dead Week")

Dec December 04 Fri 2015

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 6)

Dec December 04 Fri 2015

Last day of instruction unless class meets on Saturday; last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

Dec December 04 Fri 2015

GRAD--Deadline (12p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for autumn quarter degree conferral

Dec December 07-11 Mon-Fri 2015

End-quarter examinations

Dec December 15 Tue 2015

Grades due at 11:59p.m.

Dec December 14-Jan 03 Mon-Sun 2015

Winter break (no classes)

Jan January 07 Thu 2016

Conferral of degrees for Autumn quarter

WINTER QUARTER

(Term 1164; MD Program Q2 and Q5)

Oct October 25 Sun 2015

Axess opens for Winter quarter enrollment

Dec December 25 Fri 2015

At-status enrollment deadline in order to receive stipend or financial aid refund by first day of term

Jan January 04 Mon 2016

First day of Winter quarter; instruction begins for all students

Jan January 04 Mon 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for leave of absence in Winter quarter with full refund

Jan January 04 Mon 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file preliminary study list with sufficient units for student to be "at status"

Jan January 04 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 7

Jan January 18 Mon 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (holiday; no classes)

Jan January 22 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

Feb February 01 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 8

Feb February 15 Mon 2016

Presidents Day (holiday; no classes)

Feb February 17 Wed 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

Feb February 19 Fri 2016

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 8)

Feb February 26 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file change ot grading basis; course withdrawal deadline

Feb February 26 Fri 2016

GRAD--Deadline (5p.m.) to apply for winter quarter degree conferral

Feb February 29 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 9

Feb February 26 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file change ot grading basis; course withdrawal deadline

Mar March 07-13 Mon-Fri 2016

End-quarter period ("Dead Week")

Mar March 11 Fri 2016

Last day of instruction (unless class meets on Saturday); last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

Mar March 11 Fri 2016

GRAD--Deadline (12p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for Winter quarter degree conferral

Mar March 14-May 18 Mon-Mon 2016

End-quarter examinations

Mar March 21-25 Mon-Fri 2016

Spring Break (no classes) for non-clinical students

Mar March 22 Tue 2016

Grades due at 11:59p.m.

Mar March 31 Thu 2016

Conferral of degrees for Winter quarter

SPRING QUARTER

(Term 1166; MD Program Q3 and Q6)

Feb February 07 Sun 2016

Axess opens for Spring quarter enrollment

Mar March 28 Mon 2016

First day of Spring quarter; instruction begins for all students

Mar March 28 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 10

Mar March 28 Mon 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for a leave of absence in Spring quarter with full refund

Apr April 08 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to apply for Spring quarter degree conferral

Apr April 15 Fri 2016

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 10)

Apr April 15 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file final study list (add/drop, adjust units for variable-unit course)

Apr April 25 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 11

May May 09 Mon 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file for term withdrawal with partial refund

May May 20 Fri 2016

Deadline (5p.m.) to file change to grading basis; course withdrawal deadline

May May 23 Mon 2016

MD--First day of clerkships for Period 12

May May 30 Mon 2016

Memorial Day (holiday; no classes)

May May 27-Jun 02 Fri-Tue 2016

GRAD--End-quarter period ("Dead Week")

Jun June 01 Wed 2016

GRAD--Last day of instruction; last day to arrange for an Incomplete in a course

Jun June 01 Wed 2016

GRAD--Last day of instruction; last day to arrange for Incomplete in a class

Jun June 01 Wed 2016

GRAD--Deadline (12p.m., noon) to submit thesis/dissertation for Spring quarter degree conferral

Jun June 03-08 Fri-Mon 2016

GRAD--End-quarter examinations

Jun June 09 Thu 2016

Grades for graduating students due at 12p.m., noon

Jun June 10 Fri 2016

MD--INDE 297 session for clinical students (Period 12)

Jun June 11 Sat 2016

School of Medicine commencement (all degree programs)

Jun June 12 Sun 2016

Stanford University commencement

Jun June 14 Tue 2016

Grades for non-graduating students due at 11:59p.m.