Academic Calendar

For university-wide dates, please refer to the University Academic Calendars.

Fall 2023 to Summer 2024

Dates are subject to change. 

Fall 2023

  • August 21 – Student Leaders' Retreat
  • August 21 – BLS Training for D1
  • August 22 – Fall Classes and Clinics Begin
  • September 4 – Labor Day (Campus Closed)
  • September 5 – Fall Drop/Add Ends
  • October 27 to 28 – D4 ADEX Fixed Pros/Endo
  • November 3 – Research Day
  • November 23 to 24 – Thanksgiving Break (Campus Closed)
  • December 2 – D4 ADEX retest
  • December 8 – Fall Classes and Clinics End
  • December 12 to 15 – Fall Exams

Spring 2024

  • January 3 – Spring Classes and Clinics Begin
  • January 12 – IP Day D1 and D2
  • January 15 – MLK Day (Campus Closed)
  • January 16 – Spring Drop/Add Ends
  • February 16 – Scholars Day
  • March 1 to 3 – D4 ADEX Operative/Perio
  • March 11 to 15 – Spring Break
  • April 23 – Classes and Clinics End
  • April 24 to 30 – Spring Exams

Summer 2024

  • May 1 – Summer Clinics Begin D4 and D3 and D4 Didactic Classes
  • May 6 to 10 – Orientation to Clinics Week D3
  • May 13 – Summer Clinics Begin D3
  • May 17 – Honors Convocation (Location TBA)
  • May 18 – Commencement (North Charleston Coliseum) 10 a.m.
  • May 27 – Memorial Day (Campus Closed)
  • May 31 – Summer Drop/Add Ends
  • June 3 – Orientation D1
  • June 4 – Summer II Didactic Classes Begin D1 D3 D4
  • June 7 – White Coat Ceremony – Trident Conference Center
  • July 4 – Holiday (Campus Closed)
  • July 10 to 11 – D4 ADEX Board practice for Fixed/Endo
  • August 9 – Summer Classes and Clinics End
  • August 12 to 14 – Summer Exams