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Academic Calendar 2016-17

Academic Calendar (2016-2017): M1 Students Class of 2020

*View the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar (subject to change)

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

July 5 – August 5, 2016 All M1 On-Line Prematriculation Program (required for all M1 students)
July 11 – August 5, 2016 HCOP Prematriculation Program (select students)

August 9, 2016: Fall Term Begins
August 9 – 12, 2016: M1 Orientation
August 12, 2016: Advisory Colleges Cup Challenge
August 15, 2016: Fall Term Classes Begin
August 15 – September 9, 2016: Fundamentals, module 1 (4 weeks)
September 5, 2016: Labor Day – No Classes
September 16, 2016: White Coat Ceremony
September 12 – October 7, 2016: Fundamentals, module 2 (4 weeks)
September 21, 2016: Service Learning Reception
October 10 – 21, 2016: Week on the Wards I (2 weeks)
October 24 – November 18, 2016: Fundamentals, module 3 (4 weeks)
November 21 – December 16, 2016: Fundamentals, module 4 (4 weeks)
November 24 – 27, 2016: Thanksgiving Break
December 16, 2016: Fall term classes end
December 17, 2016: Hold date for Fundamentals Exam Rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances
December 17, 2016: Fall term ends
December 19, 2016 – January 2, 2017: Winter break (2 weeks)
January 3, 2017: Spring Term Begins
January 3 – January 27, 2017: Life Stages (4 weeks)
January 16, 2017: Martin Luther King Day of Service – No classes
January 30 – February 24, 2017: Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
February 27 – April 7, 2017: Hematology-Oncology (5 weeks)
March 20 – March 24, 2017: Spring Break (1 week)
April 10 – May 5, 2017: Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 1 (4 weeks)
April 14, 2017 – Good Friday – No classes
April 21, 2017: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
May 8 – June 2, 2017: Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 2 (4 weeks)
May 12, 2017: CMSRU Class of 2017 Commencement 6:00PM - Rowan University – University Green
May 29, 2017: Memorial Day – No Classes
June 2, 2017: Spring term classes end
June 5 – June 30, 2017: M1 Remediation Period
June 30, 2017: Spring term ends

Note: Year-long course of Foundations of Medical Practice, Scholar’s Workshop, and Ambulatory Clerkship run from August 16, 2016 through June 1, 2017

Academic Calendar (2016-2017): M2 Students Class of 2019

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

August 8, 2016: Fall Term Begins
August 8, 2016: Fall Term Classes Begin
August 8 – September 9, 2016: Cardiovascular (5 weeks)
August 8, 2016: M2 Orientation – afternoon
August 12, 2016: Cup Challenge – afternoon
September 5, 2016: Labor Day – No Classes
September 12 – October 7, 2016: Pulmonary (4 weeks)
September 21, 2016: Service Learning Reception
September 23, 2016: IPE Experience with Rutgers Camden students (noon start)
October 10 – October 28, 2016: Endocrine (3 weeks)
October 31 – November 23, 2016: Gastroenterology (3.5 weeks)
November 24 – 27, 2016: Thanksgiving Break
November 28 – December 16, 2016: Urology-Renal (3 weeks)
December 16, 2016: Fall Term Classes End
December 16, 2016: Fall Term Ends
December 17, 2016: Hold date for Urology-Renal Exam rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances
December 19, 2016 – January 2, 2017: Winter break (2 weeks)
January 3, 2017 Spring Term Begins
January 3 – 13, 2017: Urology-Renal (2 weeks)
January 16, 2017: Martin Luther King Day of Service
January 17 – 20, 2017: Week on the Wards II (1 week)
January 23 – February 17, 2017: Women’s Health (4 weeks)
February 20 – March 17, 2017: ENT-Allergy (4 weeks)
March 20 – March 24, 2017: Spring Break (1 week)
March 27 – April 13, 2017: Neurology-Psychiatry (3 weeks)
April 14, 2017 – Good Friday – No classes
April 17 – May 5, 2017: Neurology-Psychiatry (3 weeks)
April 21, 2017: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
May 5, 2017: Spring term Classes End
May 8, 2017: M2 Final CBSSA
May 10 – May 31, 2017: M2 Remediation Period
May 12, 2017: CMSRU Class of 2017 Commencement 6:00PM - Rowan University – University Green
May 29, 2017: Memorial Day – No Classes
May 31, 2017 Spring Term Ends
May 10 – June 30, 2017: M2 Step 1 Intensive Study Period and Examination
(Step 1 must be taken prior to June 30, 2017)

Notes:

• July 5-8, 2016: M3 Orientation Week (all students are required to attend all days – schedule forthcoming in Spring, 2016)
• Year-long course of Foundations of Medical Practice, Ambulatory Clerkship and Scholar’s Workshop run from August 9, 2016 through May 4, 2017

Academic Calendar (2016-2017): M3 Students Class of 2018

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

July 5, 2016: Fall Term Begins
July 4, 2016: Fourth of July – No Classes
July 5, 2016: Fall Term Classes Begin
July 5-8, 2016: M3 Orientation Week
July 11 – August 19, 2016: Block 1
August 22 – September 30, 2016: Block 2
September 5, 2016: Labor Day - No Classes
September 21, 2016: Service Learning Reception
October 3 – 7, 2016: Elective 1
October 10 – November 18, 2016: Block 3
November 21 – 23, 2016: Study Week
November 24- 27, 2016: Thanksgiving Break – No Classes
November 28 – December 2, 2016: Elective 2
December 5 – 16, 2016, January 3 – January 27, 2017: Block 4
December 19 – 23, 2016: Examination Week and Formative OSCE
December 23, 2016: Fall Term Classes End
December 23, 2016: Fall Term Ends
December 24, 2015 – January 2, 2016: Winter Break
January 3, 2017: Spring Term Begins
January 3 – January 27, 2017: Continuation of Block 4
January 16, 2017: MLK Day of Service – No Classes
January 30 – March 10, 2017: Block 5
March 13 – 17, 2017: Elective 3
March 20 – April 28, 2017: Block 6
April 21, 2017: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge (12:00 start)
May 1 – June 9, 2017: Block 7
May 29, 2017: Memorial Day – No Classes
June 12 – 30: Examinations, OSCEs and Study Period for Step 2 CK, CS
June 30, 2017: Spring Term Classes End
June 30, 2017: Spring Term Ends

Notes:

• Students are encouraged to take Step 2 CK, CS as soon as possible after completing the M3 year.
Students are required to schedule and take Step 2 CK, CS by November 30, 2017.
• M4 for Class of 2017 begins July 5, 2017

Academic Calendar (2016-2017): M4 Students Class of 2017

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

July 5, 2016: Fall Term Begins
July 5 – 29, 2016: Block 1 (4 weeks)
August 1 –26, 2016: Block 2 (4 weeks)
August 29 – September 23, 2016: Block 3 (4 weeks)
September 21, 2016: Service Learning Reception
September 26 – October 21, 2016: Block 4 (4 weeks)
October 24 – November 18, 2016: Block 5 (4 weeks)
October 24, 2016: Annual Berkowitz Lecture 5-8PM
November 21 – December 16, 2016: Block 6 (4 weeks)
December 16, 2016: Fall Term Classes End
December 16, 2016: Fall Term Ends
December 19, 2016: Spring Term Begins

December 19, 2016 – January 13, 2017: Block 7 (4 weeks)
January 16, 2017: MLK Day of Service - No Classes
January 17 – February 10, 2017: Block 8 (4 weeks)
February 13 – March 10, 2017: Block 9 (4 weeks)
March 13 – 17, 2017: Match Week and SW Capstone Presentations – all students must be present on the CMSRU campus
March 20 – April 14, 2017: Block 10 (4 weeks)
April 14, 2017: Spring Term Classes End
April 17 – May 5, 2017: Remediation Period (3 weeks)
May 8, 2017: Spring Term Ends
May 12, 2017: CMSRU Class of 2017 Commencement 6:00PM - Rowan University – University Green