Academic Calendar

On this page you will find the essential dates of the TUSDM academic year. For the more detailed, Internal Academic Calendar, please click here, or on the link below. Tufts University reserves the right to make changes in the planned academic program as necessary. For comments or changes contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 617-636-3513. Please note that academic calendars are subject to change.

Click here to view the Internal Academic Calendar

Public Academic Calendar 2015

March 2015

4 Bates Research Day – SUBJECT TO CHANGE
27 End of scheduled program for D’17 class. Summer recess begins for D’17 class.

April 2015

3 Passover; major religious holiday (begins at sundown 4/3).
3 Good Friday, Religious Holiday. No exams scheduled
10 Spring Recess begins at 5 p.m. for all students.
13-17 Spring Break. Predoctoral clinics open on Monday April 13th through Thursday April 16th. Predoctoral clinics closed on Friday April 17th.
20 Patriots Day, school closed.
21 First day of Summer Trimester for Classes of 2016 and 2017.

May 2015

8 Annual Graduation Awards Dinner at Westin Copley Place
17 All University and School of Dental Medicine Commencement, Class of 2015
25 Memorial Day, school closed

June 2015

20 Postgraduate Commencement Ceremony, 10am at Westin Copley Place
26 End of scheduled program for Class of 2018. Summer recess begins for Class of 2018.

July 2015

3 End of scheduled program for D17 class. Summer recess begins for D’17 class
24 End of scheduled program for D16 class. Summer recess begins for D’16 class
TBN Orientation for 1st year, D’19 class

August 2015

3 Start of 1st (D19), 2nd (D18) and 3rd (D17) year programs.
17 Start of 4th year program for D16 class


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