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Academic Calendar 2017-18

Academic Calendar (2017-2018): M1 Students Class of 2021

(Note:  See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

July 3 – August 4, 2017 All M1 On-Line Prematriculation Program (required for all M1 students)
July 3 – August 4, 2017 PC3-Intro to Basic Clinical Skills (select students)
July 10 – August 4, 2017 UMED Prematriculation Program (select students)
*please see PC3 withdraw dates listed below.

August 7, 2017:  Fall Term Begins
August 7 – 11, 2017:  M1 Orientation
August 11, 2017:  CMSRU Welcome Picnic 1:00 – 3:00
August 11, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
August 14, 2017:  Fall Term Classes Begin
August 14 – September 8, 2017:  Fundamentals, module 1 (4 weeks)
September 4, 2017:  Labor Day – No Classes
September 15, 2017:  White Coat Ceremony
September 15, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
September 18, 2017: PCMH: Peds & IM (select students) begins this week
September 18, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
September 11 – October 6, 2017:  Fundamentals, module 2 (4 weeks)
September 20, 2017:  Service Learning Reception
October 9 – 20, 2017: Week on the Wards I (2 weeks)
October, 2017:  Annual Berkowitz Lecture Date TBA
October 23 – November 17, 2017:  Fundamentals, module 3 (4 weeks)
November 20 – December 15, 2017:  Fundamentals, module 4 (4 weeks)
November 23 – 26, 2017:  Thanksgiving Break
December 15, 2017: Fall term Classes end
December 16, 2017:  Hold date for Fundamentals Exam Rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances
December 16, 2017: Fall term ends
December 18, 2017 – January 1, 2018:  Winter break (2 weeks)
January 2, 2018 (Tuesday):  Spring Term Begins
January 5, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
January 2 – January 26, 2018:  Life Stages (4 weeks)
January 15, 2018:  Martin Luther King Day of Service – No Classes – Required day of service
January 29 – February 23, 2018:  Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
February 16, 2018: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
February 19, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
February 26 – April 6, 2018:  Hematology-Oncology (5 weeks)
March 19 – March 23, 2018:  Spring Break (1 week)
April 9 – May 4, 2018:  Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 1 (4 weeks)
April 20, 2018:  Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
May 7 – June 1, 2018:  Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 2 (4 weeks)
Week of May 7-11, 2018:  CMSRU Commencement (Class of 2018) – TBD if classes will be affected
May 28, 2018:  Memorial Day – No Classes
June 1, 2018:  Spring term Classes end
June 4 – June 29, 2018:  M1 Remediation Period
June 29, 2018:  Spring term ends
June 4 – 8, 2018:  PC3 – Vacation
June 11 - July 13, 2018:  PC3 – Transforming Healthcare in an Urban Environment Course (select students)

Notes: 

Academic Calendar (2017-2018): M2 Students Class of 2020

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

June 12- July 14, 2017:  PC3 – Transforming Healthcare in an Urban Environment
July 17 - August 4, 2017:  PC3 – Vacation

August 7, 2017: Fall Term Begins
August 7, 2017:  Fall Term Classes Begin
August 7, 2017:  PCMH: Peds and IM (select students) begins this week
August 7 – September 8, 2017:  Cardiovascular (5 weeks)
August 7, 2017:  OME M2 Orientation – 12:00-1:00
August 11, 2017:  CMSRU Welcome Picnic 1:00 -3:00
August 11, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
September 4, 2017:  Labor Day – No Classes
September 11 – October 6, 2017:  Pulmonary (4 weeks)
September 15, 2017: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
September 18, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
September 20, 2017:  Service Learning Reception
September 28, 2017: M2 CBSSA1 exam
October 9 – October 27, 2017:  Endocrine (3 weeks)
October, 2017:  Annual Berkowitz Lecture Date TBA
October 30 – November 22, 2017:  Gastroenterology (3.5 weeks)
November 10, 2017:  IPE Experience with Rutgers Camden students (1:00 start) - Tentative
November 23 – 26, 2017:  Thanksgiving Break
November 27 – December 15, 2017:  Urology-Renal (3 weeks)
December 15, 2017:  Fall Term Classes End
December 15, 2017 Fall Term Ends
December 16, 2017:  Hold date for Urology-Renal Exam rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances
December 18, 2017 – January 1, 2018:  Winter break (2 weeks)
January 2, 2018 Spring Term Begins
January 5, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
January 2 – 12, 2018:  Urology-Renal (2 weeks)
January 15, 2018:  Martin Luther King Day of Service - No Classes – Required day of service
January 16 – 19, 2018:  Week on the Wards II (1 week)
January 22 – February 16, 2018:  Women’s Health (4 weeks)
January 25, 2018: M2 CBSSA2 exam
February 16, 2018: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
February 19 – March 16, 2018:  ENT-Allergy (4 weeks)
February 19, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
March 19 – March 23, 2018:  Spring Break (1 week)
March 26 – April 13, 2018:  Neurology-Psychiatry (Module 1 - 3 weeks)
April 16 – May 4, 2018:  Neurology-Psychiatry (Module 2 - 3 weeks)
April 20, 2018:  Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
May 4, 2018:  PCMH: Peds and IM (select students) ends
May 4, 2018:  Spring term Classes End
Week of May 7-11, 2018:  CMSRU Commencement (Class of 2018) – TBD if classes will be affected
May 7, 2018:  M2 Final CBSSA
May 9 – May 31, 2018:  M2 Remediation Period
May 28, 2018:  Memorial Day – No Classes
May 30, 2018 Spring Term Ends
May 9 – June 30, 2018:  M2 Step 1 Intensive Study Period and Examination
 (Step 1 must be taken on or before June 30, 2018)
Notes: 

Academic Calendar (2017-2018): M3 Students Class of 2019

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

July 5, 2017:  Fall Term Begins
July 4, 2017:  Fourth of July – No Classes
July 5, 2017:  Fall Term Classes Begin
July 5-7, 2017:  M3 Orientation
July 7, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
July 10 – August 18, 2017:  Block 1
August 11, 2017:  CMSRU Welcome Picnic 1:00 -3:00
August 21 – September 29, 2017:  Block 2
August 25, 2017: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
August 28, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
September 4, 2017:  Labor Day - No Classes
September 20, 2017:  Service Learning Reception
October 2 – 6, 2017:  Elective 1
October 9 – November 17, 2017:  Block 3
October, 2017:  Annual Berkowitz Lecture Date TBA
November 20 – 22, 2017:  M3 Capstone Research Week
November 23- 26, 2017:  Thanksgiving Break – No Classes
November 27 – December 1, 2017:  Elective 2
December 4 – 15, 2017, January 2 – January 26, 2018:  Block 4
December 18 – 22, 2017:  Examination Week and Formative OSCE
December 22, 2017:  Fall Term Classes End
December 22, 2017:  Fall Term Ends
December 23, 2017 – January 1, 2018:  Winter Break
January 2, 2018:  Spring Term Begins
January 5, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
January 2 – 26, 2018:  Continuation of Block 4
January 15, 2018:  MLK Day of Service – No Classes – Required day of service
January 29 – March 9, 2018:  Block 5
February 16, 2018: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
February 19, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
March 12 – 16, 2018:  Elective 2
March 19 – April 27, 2018:  Block 6
April 20, 2018:  Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
April 30 – June 8, 2018:  Block 7
May 28, 2018:  Memorial Day – No Classes
June 11 – 29:  NBME Subject Examinations, Summative OSCEs and Study Period for Step 2 CK, CS
June 29, 2018: Spring Term Classes End
June 29, 2018:  Spring Term Ends
Notes:

M4 Students are required to schedule and take Step 2 CK and CS by November 30, 2018.

Academic Calendar (2017-2018): M4 Students Class of 2018

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

July 3, 2017:  Fall Term Begins
July 3 – 28, 2017: Block 1 (4 weeks)
July 4, 2017:  Fourth of July – No Classes
July 7, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
July 31 – August 25, 2017:  Block 2 (4 weeks)
August 11, 2017:  CMSRU Welcome Picnic 1:00 -3:00
August 25, 2017: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
August 28, 2017: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
August 28 – September 22, 2017: Block 3 (4 weeks)
September 4, 2017:  Labor Day – No Classes
September 20, 2017:  Service Learning Reception
September 25 – October 20, 2017:  Block 4 (4 weeks)
October, 2017:  Annual Berkowitz Lecture Date TBA
October 23 – November 17, 2017:  Block 5 (4 weeks)
November 20 – December 15, 2017:  Block 6 (4 weeks)
November 23-24, 2017:  Thanksgiving Break – no classes
December 15, 2017:  Fall Term Classes End
December 15, 2017:  Fall Term Ends
December 16, 2017 – January 1, 2018 Winter Break – No Classes
January 2, 2018:  Spring Term Begins
January 2 – January 26, 2018: Block 7 (4 weeks)
January 5, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw & Receive 100% Refund
January 15, 2018:  MLK Day of Service - No Classes – Required day of service
January 29 – February 23, 2018: Block 8 (4 weeks)
February 16, 2018: Last to Withdraw & Receive 75% Refund
February 19, 2018: Last Day to Withdraw from Classes – NO REFUND
February 26 – March 9, 2018:  Block 9a (2 weeks)
March 12 – 16, 2018: Match Week and SW Capstone Presentations – all students must be present on the CMSRU campus, off from clinical duties. 
March 19-30, 2018: Block 9b (2 weeks)
April 2 – April 27, 2018: Block 10 (4 weeks)
April 20, 2018:  Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
April 27, 2018:  Spring Term Classes End
April 30 – May 18, 2018:  Remediation Period (3 weeks)
May 11, 2018: Spring Term Ends
May 11, 2018:  CMSRU Class of 2018 Commencement 10:00am
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