2014-15 MS-Biomedical Sciences (MBS) Calendar

Fall Semester 2014

Date

Day

Description

 TBA TBA Fall semester payment due to Bursar
 August 14 Thursday MBS New Student Orientation (Day I)
 August 15 Friday  MBS New Student Orientation (Day II) 
 August 18 Monday Fall Classes begin
 September 1 Monday Labor Day Observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 October 13 Monday Columbus Day Observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 November 11 Tuesday Veterans' Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 November 27 Thursday Thanksgiving (University holiday); no classes
 November 28 Friday University holiday; no classes
 TBA TBA Spring semester payment due to Bursar
 December 20 Saturday Winter break begins for MBS students
 December 25 Thursday Christmas Day Observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes

Spring and Summer Semesters 2015

Date

Day

Description

 January 1 Thursday New Years Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 January 5 Monday Classes resume for MBS students
 January 19 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 February 16 Monday President's Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 March 14 Saturday Spring Recess begins
 March 23 Monday Spring Recess ends; Classes resume
 April 20 Monday Patriots' Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 May 15 Friday Last day of spring semester for MBS students
 May 17 Sunday Commencement
 May 18 Monday Summer Session for thesis research begins
 May 25 Monday Memorial Day observed.  Administrative offices closed; No classes
 July 20 Monday Thesis Draft should be approved by Mentor (following the approval by the mentor, the readers must be given adequate time to meet the August 14 deadline)
 August 14 Friday Summer Session Ends; Completed "Approval of Master of Science Thesis for Submission" form due to the MBS Program Office by 5pm for all students who plan to graduate in August 2015