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FALL SEMESTER 2024

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

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th calendar day of the semester 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.

The last day to qualify for residency for tuition purposes is the last day of registration (6th business day of the semester).

Deadline for waiving student health insurance is the 14th calendar day of the semester.  

FALL 2024 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

IPE – Inter-Professional Education Orientation Event – Omaha August 21, 2024
Orientation/Registration for ALL NEW STUDENTS August 21, 2024
Medical Laboratory Science (MLS/D)
May 28, 2024
Medicine and Allied Health
August 19 - 23, 2024

FALL 2024 SEMESTER DATES

 
Graduate, Nursing, Public Health, PA 1/3, DMSc, PT 1/2/3, OT 1/2,CVIT, RAD 1/2, MRI, DMS, RTT, MITS D, Medical Nutrition, Clin Perfusion 1/2/D, Cytology 1/2, Genetic Counseling 1/2, Resp Care 1/D, Medicine 1/2*, Pharmacy 1/2/3, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, DDSA August 26, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
September 1, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
November 15, 2024
Course(s) dropped between September 2, 2024 and November 15, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.
*College of Medicine: See college for course specific withdrawal dates.

Pharmacy 4 May 13, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 19, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
October 14, 2024
Course(s) dropped between May 20, 2024 and October 14, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.

Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) May 29, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
June 4, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
October 19, 2024

Course(s) dropped between June 5, 2024 and October 19, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Postgraduate Dental Certificate July 1, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
July 7, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
October 29, 2024

Course(s) dropped between July 8, 2024 and October 29, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Medicine 3 June 24, 2024 - December 15, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
June 30, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
See College of Medicine for course specific withdrawal dates

Course(s) dropped between last day to ADD/DROP and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Medicine 4 July 1, 2024 - December 15, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
July 7, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
See College of Medicine for course specific withdrawal dates

Course(s) dropped between last day to ADD/DROP and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


PA 2, OT 3 August 19, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
August 25, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
November 13, 2024

Course(s) dropped between August 26, 2024 and November 13, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


IPAP Phase I August 26, 2024 - December 13, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
September 1, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
November 10, 2024

 Course(s) dropped between September 2, 2024 and November 10, 2024 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


IPAP Phase II (yearlong) September 2, 2024 - October 3, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
September 8, 2024
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
June 6, 2025

Course(s) dropped between September 9, 2024 and June 6, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


GRADUATION

Last Day before 12:00 midnight to apply for December graduation October 10, 2024
Fall Commencement (Omaha) December 20, 2024

STUDENT BREAKS AND HOLIDAYS

Memorial Day May 27, 2024
Independence Day July 4, 2024
MLS
July 4 - 5, 2024
Labor Day September 2, 2024
Fall Breaks
CVIT, DMS, MRI, Radiography 1/2, RTT, Medical Nutrition, Nursing, Graduate, Public Health, PT 2/3, Genetic Counseling 1, Pharmacy 1/2/3
October 21 - 22, 2024
OT 1/2/3
October 14, 2024
Medicine 3
September 16 - 22, 2024
PA 2
September 20, October 18, November 15, December 13 - 20, 2024
PA 3
September 20, October 18, November 15, November 18 - 22, 2024
Thanksgiving Breaks
Medical Nutrition, Clinical Perfusion, Cytology, Nursing, Public Health, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, DDSA, Genetic Counseling, Resp Care 1/D
November 27 - 30, 2024
CVIT, DMS, MRI, Radiography 1/2, RTT, PA 1, PT 1/2, OT 1/2/3, Pharmacy 1/2/3
November 27 - 29, 2024
PA 2/3
November 28, 2024
Medicine, MLS/D, Pharmacy 4
November 28 - 29, 2024
Graduate
November 28 - 30, 2024

Medicine Clerkship Schedule: 2024

Phase 2 will consist of a combination of one (1) 12-week, three (3) 8-weeks, and two (2) 6-week clerkships schedule starting April 1, 2024

Phase 3 Rotations Schedule:

July 1 – July 28 September 23 – October 20
July 29 – August 25 October 21 – November 17
August 26 - September 22 November 18 - December 15

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)  Step 1 and Step 2 will be administered by computer at designated testing sites throughout the year.


Pharmacy Clerkship Schedule: 2024

Pharmacy 1/2 IPPE Clerkship Schedule                         

May 13 – June 7
June 10 – July 5
July 8 - August 2

 Pharmacy 3 IPPE Clerkship Schedule

May 13 – May 31
June 3 - June 21
July 1 - July 19
July 22 - August 9

Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule

May 13 – June 7
June 10 – July 5
July 8 - August 2
August 5 – August 30
September 3 - September 27
September 30 - October 25
October 28 - November 22
November 25 - December 20

Physician Assistant Clerkship Schedule: 2024

August 26 – September 19
September 23 - October 17
October 21 – November 14
November 18 – December 12

Physical Therapy Clinical Experience Schedule: 2024

PT 2 August 26 - October 4
PT 3 October 21 - December 12

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.

SPRING SEMESTER 2025

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

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th calendar day of the semester 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.

The last day to qualify for residency for tuition purposes is the last day of registration (6th business day of the semester).

Deadline for waiving student health insurance is the 14th calendar day of the semester.

SPRING 2025 INTER-PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION SCHEDULE

IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 1 February 12, 2025
IPE – Inter-Professional Education Day Year 2 March 5, 2025

SPRING 2025 SEMESTER DATES

Graduate, Nursing, Public Health, PA 1, DMSc, PT 1/2/3, CVIT, RAD 1/2, MRI, DMS, RTT, MITS D, MLS, Medical Nutrition, Clin Perfusion 1/D, Cytology 1/2, Genetic Counseling 1/2, Resp Care 1, Pharmacy 1/2/3, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry 1/2 January 13, 2025 - May 9, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 19, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
April 24, 2025
Course(s) dropped between January 20, 2025 and April 24, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.
Postgraduate Dental Certificate January 2, 2025 - June 30, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 8, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
May 7, 2025

Course(s) dropped between January 9, 2025 and May 7, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


PA 2, Medicine 4* January 6, 2025 - May 2, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
March 28, 2025
Course(s) dropped between January 13, 2025 and March 28, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.

*College of Medicine: See college for course specific withdrawal dates.


IPAP Phase I, OT 1/2/3 January 6, 2025 - April 25, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
March 23, 2025

Course(s) dropped between January 13, 2025 and March 23, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


Pharmacy 4 January 6, 2025 - May 8, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
March 28, 2025

Course(s) dropped between January 13, 2025 and March 28, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


DDS 3/4, DDSA, Clinical Perfusion 2 January 6, 2025 - May 9, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
April 2, 2025

Course(s) dropped between January 13, 2025 and April 2, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Medicine 1 January 6, 2025 - May 30, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
See College of Medicine for course specific withdrawal dates

Course(s) dropped between last day to ADD/DROP and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Medicine 2 January 6, 2025 - June 22, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
See College of Medicine for course specific withdrawal dates

Course(s) dropped between last day to ADD/DROP and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Medicine 3 January 6, 2025 - June 29, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 12, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
See College of Medicine for course specific withdrawal dates

Course(s) dropped between last day to ADD/DROP and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


IPAP Phase II (yearlong) December 30, 2024 - January 30, 2026
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
January 6, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes*
October 3, 2025

Course(s) dropped between January 7, 2025 and last day to WITHDRAW will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


GRADUATION 

Last Day before 12:00 midnight to apply for May graduation February 10, 2025
Commencement (Kearney, Norfolk, Lincoln) May 8, 2025
Commencement (Omaha, Scottsbluff) May 10, 2025

STUDENT BREAKS AND HOLIDAYS 

Martin Luther King Day January 20, 2025
Spring Break March 16 - March 23, 2025
Clinical Perfusion 2
March 2 - March 9, 2025
Dentistry, DDSA and Dental Hygiene
March 9 - March 16, 2025
Medicine 1 /2
March 10 - March 14, 2025
Medicine 3/4
March 31 - April 6, 2025
Pharmacy 4
March 2 - March 7, 2025
PA 1
March 16 - March 23, 2025
PA 2
January 31, February 28, March 28, May 2, 2025
Juneteenth (Medicine 2/3) June 19, 2025

Medicine Clerkship Schedule: 2025

Phase 2 will consist of a combination of one (1) 12-week, three (3) 8-weeks, and two (2) 6-week clerkships schedule starting January 6, 2025.

Phase 3 Rotations Schedule:

January 6 - February 2
February 3 - March 2
March 3 - March 30
April 7 - May 2

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)  Step 1 and Step 2 will be administered by computer at designated testing sites throughout the year.


Pharmacy 4 Clerkship Schedule: 2025

January 6 - January 31
February 3 - February 28
March 10 - April 4
April 7 - May 2
P4 Capstone: May 5 - May 8

Physician Assistant 2 Clerkship Schedule: 2025

January 6 - January 30
February 3 - February 27
March 3 - March 27
April 7 - May 1

Physical Therapy 3 Clinical Experience Schedule: 2025

January 13 - March 21

Special Notes


Dentistry:  

Professional Day TBA
Dental Hygiene National Board Exam TBA
Regional Board Exams TBA
American Dental Education Association TBA
American Association of Dental Research TBA
Nebraska Dental Association Meeting TBA

SUMMER SEMESTER 2025

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

Students will receive email notifications on the 10th calendar day of the semester 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.

The last day to qualify for residency for tuition purposes is the last day of registration (6th business day of the semester). 

SUMMER 2025 SESSION DATES

Thirteen Week Session: Public Health, Graduate College, PA 1, DMSc, Radiography 1, Medical Nutrition 1, Clinical Perfusion 1/D, Genetic Counseling, Respiratory Care 1, RN-BSN May 19 - August 15, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 25, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 19, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 16, 2025 and July 19, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Accelerated Nursing May 12 – August 15, 2025
Last Day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP Classes
May 18, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 17, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 19, 2025 and July 17, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


Allied Health:

OT 1/2 May 5 - August 15, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 11, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 15, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 12, 2025 and July 15, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.

PA 2 May 5 - August 29, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 11, 2023
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 25, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 12, 2025 and July 25, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.       

IPAP Phase I May 5 – August 22, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 11, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 20, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 12, 2025 and July 20, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.

IPAP Phase II (yearlong) May 12, 2025 – July 5, 2026
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 18, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
August 15, 2025

 Course(s) dropped between May 19, 2025 and August 15, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.   

Cytology May 12 – August 1, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 18, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 7, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 19, 2025 and July 7, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.       

PT 1 May 19 – July 25, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 25, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 5, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 26, 2025 and July 5, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.   

PT 2 May 19 – July 11, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 21, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
June 25, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 22, 2025 and June 25, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.  

DMS/RTT/MITS D May 12 – August 8, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 18, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
July 12, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 19, 2025 and July 12, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.   


Dental Hygiene 3, Dentistry, DDSA May 19 – July 17, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 25, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
June 30, 2025

 Course(s) dropped between May 26, 2025 and June 30, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript. 


Eight Week Session: PT 2, Graduate, Public Health, DNP, MSN, Post MS May 19 - July 11, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
May 21, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
June 30, 2025

Course(s) dropped between May 22, 2025 and June 30, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


First Five Week Session: Graduate, Public Health, DNP, MSN, Post MS June 2 – July 3, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
June 4, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
June 23, 2025

Course(s) dropped between June 5, 2025 and June 23, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.       


Second Five Week Session: Graduate, Public Health, DNP, MSN, Post MS July 14 – August 15, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to ADD/DROP classes
July 16, 2025
Last day before 12:00 midnight to WITHDRAW from classes
August 5, 2025

Course(s) dropped between July 17, 2025 and August 5, 2025 will appear on the UNMC transcript with a grade of ‘W’. Course(s) dropped after Last Day to WITHDRAW will reflect the grade earned on the UNMC transcript.


GRADUATION 

Last day before 12:00 midnight to apply for August graduation June 10, 2025
Degree Completion Date (no August commencement ceremony) August 15, 2025

STUDENT BREAKS AND HOLIDAYS 

Memorial Day May 26, 2025
Independence Day July 4, 2025
PA 2 May 26, May 30, June 30 - July 4, August 1, 2025
Cytology May 26, June 16, July 4, 2025

Physician Assistant 2 Clerkship Schedule: Summer 2025

May 5 - May 29
June 2 - June 27
July 7 - July 31
August 4 - August 29

Physical Therapy 2 Clinical Experience Schedule: Summer 2025

May 19 - July 11

Special Notes
Dentistry:  

  • The Integrated National Board Dental Examination will be administered by computer.
  • Dental Admission Test will be administered by computer throughout the year.