Student Life

Academic Calendar

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

2021-2022 Academic Year

MS1

August 5-10, 2021 Orientation
August 8, 2021 White Coat Ceremony 
August 10, 2021

Autumn Quarter courses Begin*

October 22, 2021 The Human Body course ends
October 25, 2021 Remaining autumn quarter courses begin
November 22-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Break
December 17, 2021

Autumn Quarter ends*

January 3, 2022 Winter Quarter begins
March 18, 2022

Winter Quarter ends*

March 28, 2022 Spring Quarter begins*
June 10, 2022

Spring Quarter ends*

MS2

September 20, 2021

Autumn Quarter begins*

November 8, 2021 Remaining autumn quarter courses begin
November 22-26, 2021  Thanksgiving Break
December 17, 2021

Autumn Quarter ends*

January 3, 2022 Winter Quarter begins
March 18, 2022 Winter Quarter ends*
March 28, 2022

Spring Quarter begins*

May 2, 2022 Deadline to take USMLE Step 1
May 4, 2022 Scholarship & Discovery Block Begins
June 3, 2022 Scholarship & Discovery Block Ends
June 6-10, 2022 Foundations in Clinical Medicine Course  
June 6-10, 2022 Introduction to the Clinical Biennium (detailed information to be updated)
June 13, 2022 Third-year clerkships begin

MS3

June 7-11, 2021 FICM elective course
June 7-11, 2021 Orientation to the Clinical Biennium
June 14, 2021 Summer Clerkships Begin 
August 20, 2021 Summer Quarter Ends
August 30, 2021

Autumn Quarter Begins

November 5, 2021 Autumn Clerkships End
November 8-12, 2021 Autumn Break
November 15, 2021 Early Winter rotations begin
December 17, 2021 Early Winter rotations end
January 3, 2022 Winter Quarter Continues
February 4, 2022 Winter Quarter ends
February 7-11, 2022 Winter Break
February 14, 2022

Spring Quarter begins

April 22, 2022 Spring Quarter clerkship rotations end
April 22-29, 2022 Spring Quarter clinical electives begin
Available online Sub-Internship Prep elective
May 1-June 30, 2022 4th year electives
June 30, 2022

Spring Quarter ends

MS4

May 1, 2021 Fourth year rotations begin
July 1, 2021 Summer Quarter begins
September 30, 2021 Summer Quarter ends
October 1, 2021 Autumn Quarter begins
December 1, 2021 Deadline to take USMLE Step 2 CK
December 31, 2021 Autumn Quarter ends
January 3, 2022 Winter Quarter begins
March 19, 2022 Match Day
March 31, 2022 Winter Quarter ends
April 1, 2022 Spring Quarter begins
May  19, 2022 Virtual Senior Scientific Session
May 27, 2022 Divisional Academic Ceremony (Pritzker Hooding Ceremony)
June 4, 2022 Spring Quarter ends
June 4, 2022 Convocation

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

2021-2022 Academic Calendar