Academic Calendar

For a listing of day to day events, please check the Pritzker Calendar of Events.

2017-2018 Academic Year

MS1

August 3-8, 2017 Orientation
August 6, 2017 White Coat Cermony 
August 8, 2017

Autumn Quarter courses Begin*

October 20, 2017 The Human Body course ends
October 23, 2017 MCBG course begins
December 15, 2017

Autumn Quarter ends*

January 2, 2018 Winter Quarter begins*
March 16, 2018

Winter Quarter ends

March 26, 2018 Spring Quarter begins
June 8, 2018 Spring Quarter ends

MS2

September 18, 2017

November 6, 2017

Autumn Quarter begins*

CPP&T and Clinical Skills courses begin

December 15, 2017

Autumn Quarter ends*

January 2, 2018 Winter Quarter begins*
March 16, 2018 Winter Quarter ends
March 26, 2018 Spring Quarter begins
May 6, 2018 Deadline to take USMLE Step 1
May 7, 2018 Scholarship & Discovery Focused Time Begins
June 8, 2018 Scholarship & Discovery Project Deadline
June 11-15, 18 & 19, 2018 Foundations in Clinical Medicine Course
June 20-22, 2018 Introduction to the Clinical Biennium
June 25, 2018 Third-year clerkships begin

MS3

June 12-16, 19 & 20, 2017 Foundations in Clinical Medicine Course
June 21-23, 2017 Introduction to the Clinical Biennium
June 26, 2017 Summer Qurter third-year clerkships begin
September 15, 2017 Summer Quarter ends*
September 25, 2017 Autumn Quarter begins
December 15, 2016 Autumn Quarter ends
January 2, 2018 Winter Quarter begins*
March 23, 2018 Winter Quarter ends*
April 2, 2018 Spring Quarter begins*
June 22, 2018 Spring Quarter ends*

MS4

June 30, 2017 Fourth Year Begins*
December 1, 2017 Deadline to take USMLE Step 2 CK and CS
March 16, 2018 Match Day
May 25, 2018 Divisional Academic Ceremony (Pritzker Hooding Ceremony)
June 9, 2018 Convocation

*Indicates start dates differ from the University's academic calendar.

2017-2018 Academic Year

2018-2019 Academic Year