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2017 – 2018 ACADEMIC CALENDAR


Dates and events listed are for the Graduate Studies and for the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health and Public Health.  Exceptions are noted where applicable.

FALL SEMESTER 2017
 

FALL 2017 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Orientation Event – Omaha August 16, 2017
Orientation/Registration for ALL NEW STUDENTS August 17 - 18, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) May 16, 2017
College of Medicine August 14 - 16, 2017
Medical Nutrition PBC/M August 15 - 16, 2017
Incoming Allied Health, Pharmacy August 16, 2017
 
FALL 2017 First Day of Classes August 21, 2017
Pharmacy 4 May 8, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) May 17, 2017
Postgraduate Dental Certificate July 1, 2017
Medicine 3/4, PA 3 July 3, 2017
IPAP Phase I August 28, 2017
IPAP Phase II September 4, 2017

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (MLS) May 23, 2017
Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (August 21, 2017 start date) August 27, 2017
Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (IPAP Phase I) September 3, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (MLS) October 13, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (August 21, 2017 start date) November 10, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (IPAP Phase I) November 13, 2017
Course(s) dropped by the withdraw dates listed above will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after the withdraw dates listed above, and the UNMC transcript will reflect grade earned. 
 

Deadline for waiving student insurance is during the first 14 days of the semester.  

Deadline for filing for December graduation October 10, 2017
Student Breaks and Holidays:
Memorial Day May 29, 2017
Independence Day July 4, 2017
Labor Day September 4, 2017
Fall Break October 16-17, 2017
MITS/D/Post Bacc, Medical Nutrition PBC/M,
Clinical Perfusion/D, Nursing, Graduate, Public Health, PT 2/3
Public Health, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene
Thanksgiving November 22-25, 2017
PA 1, PA/D, PT 1/2, MITS/D/Post Bacc, Medical Nutrition PBC/M,
Clinical Perfusion/D, Cytotechnology/D, Nursing,
Thanksgiving November 23, 2017
PA 2/3, PT 3
Thanksgiving November 23-24, 2017
Medicine
Thanksgiving November 23-25, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science, Pharmacy, Radiation Oncology,
Medical Family Therapy, Graduate
Last Day of classes including exam week December 15, 2017
Postgraduate Dental Certificate December 31, 2017
IPAP Phase II February 2, 2018
Commencement:
Omaha December 15, 2017


Special Notes:
Dentistry:


Dental Students National Board Exam for seniors will be administered by computer.
Dental Admissions Test will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Medicine:


Medicine 3 will follow a 2-week clerkship schedule starting 7/3/17 through 12/15/17.
Medicine 4 Clerkship Schedule:

July 3 – July 30 September 25 – October 22
July 31 – August 27 October 23 – November 19
August 28 – September 24 November 20 – December 15

USMLE, Step 1 & Step 2, will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Pharmacy:


P1/2 IPPE Clerkship Schedule:

May 8 – May 26 July 10 – July 28
May 29 – June 16 July 31 – August 18
June 19 – July 7


Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule:

May 8 – June 2 August 28 – September 22
June 5 – June 30 September 25 – October 20
July 3 – July 28 October 23 – November 17
July 31 – August 25 November 20 – December 15

Physician Assistant Clerkship Schedule:

July 3 – July 30 September 25 – October 22
July 31 – August 27 October 23 – November 19
August 28 – September 24 November 20 – December 15


SPRING SEMESTER 2018
 

SPRING 2018 First Day of Classes January 8, 2018
Dentistry 3/4, Medicine 1,3,4, PA 2/3, Pharmacy 4, PT 3, Clinical Perfusion 6, January 2, 2018
IPAP Phase I/II, Postgraduate Dental Certificate

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (January 2, 2018 start date) January 8, 2018
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes March 29, 2018

Course(s) dropped between January 8, 2018 and March 29, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’.  Course(s) cannot be dropped after March 29, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (January 8, 2018 start date) January 14, 2018
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes March 30, 2018

Course(s) dropped between January 14, 2018 and March 30, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’.  Course(s) cannot be dropped after March 30, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Deadline for waiving student insurance is during the first 14 days of the semester.

Deadline for filing for May graduation February 10, 2018
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 1 February 14, 2018
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 2 February 28, 2018
Student Holidays and Breaks:
Martin Luther King Day January 15, 2018
Spring Break March 18 - 25, 2018
Clinical Perfusion 6 February 25 – March 4, 2018
Medicine 1 March 3 - March 11, 2018
Medicine 2 March 17 – March 25, 2018
Medicine 3/4, PA 2, Pharmacy 4 March 24 - April 1, 2018
Last Day of Classes including exam week May 4, 2018
IPAP Phase I April 20, 2018
Medicine 4 April 27, 2018
Pharmacy 4 April 29, 2018
Medicine 1 May 25, 2018
IPAP Phase II June 8, 2018
PA 2, Medicine 3 June 22, 2018
Postgraduate Dental Certificate June 30, 2018
Commencement:
Kearney, Norfolk May 3, 2018
Lincoln May 4, 2018
Omaha, Scottsbluff May 5, 2018


Special Notes:
Dentistry:  


Profession Day: TBA
Dental Hygiene National Board Exam will be administered by computer.

Regional Board Exams: TBA
American Dental Educ. Association: March 17 - 20, 2018
American Association of Dental Research: March 21 - 24, 2018
Nebraska Dental Association Meeting: April 26 - 27, 2018

Medicine:


Medicine 3 will follow a 2-week clerkship schedule starting 1/2/18 through 6/24/18.

Medicine 4 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 28 February 26 – March 23
January 29 – February 25 April 2 – April 29

USMLE, Step 1 and Step 2, will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Pharmacy:


Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 26 February 26 – March 23 April 2 – April 27
January 29 – February 23 April 2 – April 27


Physician Assistant 2 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 28 April 2 – April 29
January 29 – February 25 April 30 – May 27
February 26 – March 23 May 28 – June 24

SUMMER TERM 2018
 

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Accelerated Nursing May 7 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 13, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 13, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 13, 2018 and July 13, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 13, 2018 and will appear on the
UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

RN-BSN Nursing May 14 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.   

Allied Health


IPAP Phase I April 30 – Aug. 17, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 6, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 6, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 6, 2018 and July 6, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 6, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

IPAP Phase II May 7 – October 5, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 13, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 13, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

PA 1/D, Canadian, MITS/D/Post Bacc, Cytotechnology/D May 14 – Aug. 10, 2018
Clinical Perfusion 5/D, Medical Family Therapy, Medical Nutrition M
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Medical Nutrition PBC, PT 1/2 May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Dentistry:  


DDS 1/2 & DH (clinics & classes) May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018


Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

DDS3 May 14 – Aug. 17, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 20, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Graduate, Public Health, DNP, MSN/POST MS:


Eight Week Session May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018


Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

First Five Week Session June 4 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes June 6, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 27, 2018

Course(s) dropped between June 6, 2018 and June 27, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 27, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Second Five Week Session July 9 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes July 11, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes August 1, 2018

Course(s) dropped between July 11, 2018 and August 1, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after August 1, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Deadline for filing for August graduation June 10, 2018

Holidays:


Memorial Day May 28, 2018
Independence Day July 4, 2018


Special Notes:


Dentistry: National Board Exams: Part I will be administered by computer.

UNMC Commencement (no ceremony) August 17, 2018

FALL SEMESTER 2017

 


Dates and events listed are for the Graduate Studies and for the Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health and Public Health.  Exceptions are noted where applicable.

FALL SEMESTER 2017
 

FALL 2017 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE  
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Orientation Event – Omaha August 16, 2017
Orientation/Registration for ALL NEW STUDENTS August 17 - 18, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) May 16, 2017
College of Medicine August 14 - 16, 2017
Medical Nutrition PBC/M August 15 - 16, 2017
Incoming Allied Health, Pharmacy August 16, 2017
 
FALL 2017 First Day of Classes August 21, 2017
Pharmacy 4 May 8, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) May 17, 2017
Postgraduate Dental Certificate July 1, 2017
Medicine 3/4, PA 3 July 3, 2017
IPAP Phase I August 28, 2017
IPAP Phase II September 4, 2017

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (MLS) May 23, 2017
Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (August 21, 2017 start date) August 27, 2017
Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (IPAP Phase I) September 3, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (MLS) October 13, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (August 21, 2017 start date) November 10, 2017
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes (IPAP Phase I) November 13, 2017
Course(s) dropped by the withdraw dates listed above will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after the withdraw dates listed above, and the UNMC transcript will reflect grade earned. 
 

Deadline for waiving student insurance is during the first 14 days of the semester.  

Deadline for filing for December graduation October 10, 2017
Student Breaks and Holidays:  
Memorial Day May 29, 2017
Independence Day July 4, 2017
Labor Day September 4, 2017
Fall Break October 16-17, 2017
MITS/D/Post Bacc, Medical Nutrition PBC/M,
 
Clinical Perfusion/D, Nursing, Graduate, Public Health, PT 2/3
 
Public Health, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene
 
Thanksgiving November 22-25, 2017
PA 1, PA/D, PT 1/2, MITS/D/Post Bacc, Medical Nutrition PBC/M,
 
Clinical Perfusion/D, Cytotechnology/D, Nursing,
 
Thanksgiving November 23, 2017
PA 2/3, PT 3
 
Thanksgiving November 23-24, 2017
Medicine
 
Thanksgiving November 23-25, 2017
Medical Laboratory Science, Pharmacy, Radiation Oncology,
 
Medical Family Therapy, Graduate
 
Last Day of classes including exam week December 15, 2017
Postgraduate Dental Certificate December 31, 2017
IPAP Phase II February 2, 2018
Commencement:  
Omaha December 15, 2017


Special Notes:
Dentistry:


Dental Students National Board Exam for seniors will be administered by computer.
Dental Admissions Test will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Medicine:


Medicine 3 will follow a 2-week clerkship schedule starting 7/3/17 through 12/15/17.
Medicine 4 Clerkship Schedule:

July 3 – July 30 September 25 – October 22
July 31 – August 27 October 23 – November 19
August 28 – September 24 November 20 – December 15

USMLE, Step 1 & Step 2, will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Pharmacy:


P1/2 IPPE Clerkship Schedule:

May 8 – May 26 July 10 – July 28
May 29 – June 16 July 31 – August 18
June 19 – July 7  


Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule:

May 8 – June 2 August 28 – September 22
June 5 – June 30 September 25 – October 20
July 3 – July 28 October 23 – November 17
July 31 – August 25 November 20 – December 15

Physician Assistant Clerkship Schedule:

July 3 – July 30 September 25 – October 22
July 31 – August 27 October 23 – November 19
August 28 – September 24 November 20 – December 15

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

 
SPRING 2018 First Day of Classes January 8, 2018
Dentistry 3/4, Medicine 1,3,4, PA 2/3, Pharmacy 4, PT 3, Clinical Perfusion 6, January 2, 2018
IPAP Phase I/II, Postgraduate Dental Certificate
 

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (January 2, 2018 start date) January 8, 2018
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes March 29, 2018

Course(s) dropped between January 8, 2018 and March 29, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’.  Course(s) cannot be dropped after March 29, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Last Day to ADD/DROP Classes (January 8, 2018 start date) January 14, 2018
Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes March 30, 2018

Course(s) dropped between January 14, 2018 and March 30, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’.  Course(s) cannot be dropped after March 30, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Deadline for waiving student insurance is during the first 14 days of the semester.

Deadline for filing for May graduation February 10, 2018
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 1 February 14, 2018
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 2 February 28, 2018
Student Holidays and Breaks:  
Martin Luther King Day January 15, 2018
Spring Break March 18 - 25, 2018
Clinical Perfusion 6 February 25 – March 4, 2018
Medicine 1 March 3 - March 11, 2018
Medicine 2 March 17 – March 25, 2018
Medicine 3/4, PA 2, Pharmacy 4 March 24 - April 1, 2018
Last Day of Classes including exam week May 4, 2018
IPAP Phase I April 20, 2018
Medicine 4 April 27, 2018
Pharmacy 4 April 29, 2018
Medicine 1 May 25, 2018
IPAP Phase II June 8, 2018
PA 2, Medicine 3 June 22, 2018
Postgraduate Dental Certificate June 30, 2018
Commencement:  
Kearney, Norfolk May 3, 2018
Lincoln May 4, 2018
Omaha, Scottsbluff May 5, 2018


Special Notes:
Dentistry:  


Profession Day: TBA
Dental Hygiene National Board Exam will be administered by computer.

Regional Board Exams: TBA
American Dental Educ. Association: March 17 - 20, 2018
American Association of Dental Research: March 21 - 24, 2018
Nebraska Dental Association Meeting: April 26 - 27, 2018

Medicine:


Medicine 3 will follow a 2-week clerkship schedule starting 1/2/18 through 6/24/18.

Medicine 4 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 28 February 26 – March 23
January 29 – February 25 April 2 – April 29

USMLE, Step 1 and Step 2, will be administered by computer throughout the year.

Pharmacy:


Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 26 February 26 – March 23 April 2 – April 27
January 29 – February 23 April 2 – April 27


Physician Assistant 2 Clerkship Schedule:

January 2 – January 28 April 2 – April 29
January 29 – February 25 April 30 – May 27
February 26 – March 23 May 28 – June 24

SUMMER TERM 2018


Students will receive email notifications on the 10th day of the term regarding their billing statement. A late fee will be assessed on any tuition and/or fees not paid in full by the due date on the billing statement.

Accelerated Nursing May 7 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 13, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 13, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 13, 2018 and July 13, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 13, 2018 and will appear on the
UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

RN-BSN Nursing May 14 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.   

Allied Health


IPAP Phase I April 30 – Aug. 17, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 6, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 6, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 6, 2018 and July 6, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 6, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

IPAP Phase II May 7 – October 5, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 13, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 13, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

PA 1/D, Canadian, MITS/D/Post Bacc, Cytotechnology/D May 14 – Aug. 10, 2018
Clinical Perfusion 5/D, Medical Family Therapy, Medical Nutrition M
 
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 15, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 15, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 15, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Medical Nutrition PBC, PT 1/2 May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Dentistry:  


DDS 1/2 & DH (clinics & classes) May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018


Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

DDS3 May 14 – Aug. 17, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes July 20, 2018

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and July 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after July 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Graduate, Public Health, DNP, MSN/POST MS:


Eight Week Session May 14 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes May 16, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 20, 2018


Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2018 and June 20, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 20, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

First Five Week Session June 4 – July 6, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes June 6, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes June 27, 2018

Course(s) dropped between June 6, 2018 and June 27, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after June 27, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Second Five Week Session July 9 – Aug. 10, 2018
Last day to ADD/DROP classes July 11, 2018
Last day to WITHDRAW from classes August 1, 2018

Course(s) dropped between July 11, 2018 and August 1, 2018 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) cannot be dropped after August 1, 2018 and will appear on the UNMC transcript and reflect grade earned.

Deadline for filing for August graduation June 10, 2018

Holidays:


Memorial Day May 28, 2018
Independence Day July 4, 2018


Special Notes:


Dentistry: National Board Exams: Part I will be administered by computer.

UNMC Commencement (no ceremony) August 17, 2018