Physician Assistant Program
(2024-25)

Class of 2026: Didactic Year I*

Fall I Semester 2024 August 19 – December 6, 2024
August 14-15 Student Orientation
August 19 Fall I Classes begin
TBD Opening Convocation
September 2 Labor Day Holiday – No Classes
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday – No Classes
November 26 Last Day of Classes
November 27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes
December 2-5 Final Exams Week
December 9-13 Remediation*
Spring Semester 2025 January 6 – April 25, 2025
January 6 Spring Classes begin
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday – No Classes
TBD Spring Convocation
April 11 Last Day of Classes
April 14-17 Final Exams Week
April 18 Good Friday Holiday – No Classes
April 21-25 Remediation*
May 8 University Commencement Ceremony
Summer Semester 2025 April 28 – August 15, 2025
April 28 Summer Classes begin
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday – No Classes
June 19 Juneteenth Holiday – No Classes
July 4 Independence Day Holiday – No Classes
August 1 Last Day of Classes
August 4-7 Final Exams Week
August 11-15 Remediation*

* Subject to change for curricular purposes

Class of 2025: Didactic Year II*

Fall II Semester 2024 August 19 – November 8, 2024
August 14-15 Student Orientation
August 19 Fall II Classes begin
October 4 Last Day of Classes
September 2 Labor Day Holiday – No Classes
October 7-10 Final Exams Week
October 11 White Coat Ceremony
October 14-18 Fall Break
October 21-November 8 Clinical Preparation Course
November 11 Veterans Day Holiday – No Classes

* Subject to change for curricular purposes

Class of 2025: Clinical Year*

Fall Semester 2024 November 12-December 6, 2024
November 12-December 6 Rotation 1
December 9-January 3 Winter Break
Spring Semester 2025 January 6 – April 25, 2025
January 6-31 Rotation 2
February 3-28 Rotation 3
March 3-28 Rotation 4
March 31-April 25 Rotation 5
May 8 University Commencement Ceremony
Summer Semester 2025 April 28 – August 15, 2025
April 28-May 23 Rotation 6
May 26-June 20 Rotation 7
June 23-July 18 Rotation 8
July 21-August 15 Rotation 9

* Subject to change for curricular purposes


Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program (2024-25)

Semester Class of 2027 Class of 2026 Class of 2025
Fall 2024 Term Dates: Aug 19 – Dec 6
Student Dates: Aug 19 – Dec 6
FW IIB (12 weeks)
Term Dates: Aug 19 – Dec 6Student Dates: Aug 19 – Nov 8
Spring 2025  Term Dates: Jan 6 – April 25

Student Dates: Jan 6 – April 25

Summer 2025
Term Dates: April 28 – Aug 15
Student Dates: May 12 – July 3
FW IIA (12 weeks)
Term Dates: April 28 – Aug 15
Student Dates: May 19 – Aug 8
DEC (14 weeks)
Term Dates: April 28 – Aug 15
Student Dates: May 12 – Aug 15

Important Dates

  • OTD New Student Orientation: Aug. 14-16, 2024
  • Fall 2024 Holidays (University Closed): Sept. 2 (Labor Day), Nov. 11 (Veterans Day), Nov. 27-29 (Thanksgiving)
  • OTD Fall Rest Days (YR 1 & YR 2): Oct. 14-15, 2024
  • Spring 2025 Holidays (University Closed): Jan. 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day); April 18 (Good Friday)
  • OTD Spring Rest Days: March 5–7, 2025
  • AOTA Conference: April 23–27, 2025
  • University Commencement Ceremony: May 8, 2025
  • Summer 2025 Holidays (University Closed): May 26 (Memorial Day); June 19 (Juneteenth); July 4 (Independence Day)

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (2023-24)

Semester Class of 2026 Class of 2025 Class of 2024
Fall 2023 Term Dates: Aug 21 – Dec 8
Student Dates: Aug 21 – Dec 8
Term Dates: Aug 21 – Dec 8

Subsession I
Student Dates: Aug 21 – Oct 13
Subsession II*
Student Dates: Oct 30 – Jan 19

Spring 2024  Term Dates: Jan 8 – Apr 26
Student Dates: Jan 8 – Apr 26
Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement Ceremony: May 11
Summer 2024
Subsession I (10 weeks)

Term Dates: April 29 – Aug 16
Student Dates: May 6 – July 12

Subsession II (10 weeks)

Term Dates: April 29 – Aug 16
Student Dates: May 13 – July 19

N/A

* Spans two semesters. Students receive an Incomplete for clinical rotation in the Fall term and receive the final grade once they finish in the Spring term.