2015-16 MS-Biomedical Sciences Academic Calendar

 Fall Semester 2015
 Date Day Description
 August 13-14 Thurs - Fri MBS New Student Orientation
 August 17 Monday Fall Classes begin
 September 7 Monday Labor Day Observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 October 12 Monday Indigenous Peoples Day Observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 November 11 Wednesday Veterans' Day Observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving (University holiday); No classes
 November 27 Friday University holiday; No classes
 December 19 Saturday Winter break begins for MBS students
 December 25 Friday Christmas Day Observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes

 Spring & Summer Semesters 2015
 Date Day Description
 January 1 Friday New Years Day observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 January 4 Monday Classes resume for MBS students
 January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 February 15 Monday President's Day observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 March 19 Saturday Spring Recess begins
 March 28 Monday Spring Recess ends; Classes resume
 April 18 Monday Patriots' Day observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 May 20 Friday Last day of spring semester for MBS students
 May 22 Sunday Commencement
 May 23 Monday Summer Session for thesis research begins
 May 30 Monday Memorial Day observed; Administrative offices closed; No classes
 August 12 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 2016