2016-17 MS-Biomedical Sciences Academic Calendar

 Fall Semester 2016
 Date Day Description
 August 11-12 Thurs - Fri New Student Orientation for MBS students
 August 15 Monday Fall classes begin
 September 5 Monday Labor Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 October 10 Monday Indigenous Peoples Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 November 11 Friday Veterans' Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 November 23 Wednesday No classes
 November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving (University Holiday); administrative offices closes; no classes
 November 25 Friday University Holiday; administrative offices closed; no classes
 December 17 Saturday Winter recess begins
 December 26 Monday Christmas Day Observed (University Holiday); administrative offices closed

 Spring Semester 2017
 Date Day Description
 January 2 Monday New Years Day Observed (University Holiday); administrative offices closed
 January 3 Tuesday Spring classes begin
 January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 February 20 Monday President's Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 March 18 Saturday Spring Recess begins
 March 27 Monday Spring Recess ends; Classes resume
 April 17 Monday Patriots' Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 May 19 Friday Spring classes end/Last day of classes
 May 21 Sunday Commencement
 May 22 Monday Summer Session for thesis research begins
 May 29 Monday Memorial Day (University Holiday); administrative offices closed; no classes
 August 11 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 2017