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PCOM Academic Calendar

The academic calendar provides the start and end of classes for PCOM's academic terms, along with breaks and other important dates. Academic year calendars are provided as guides and are subject to change.

This calendar shows the start dates for each term in the academic year and does not annotate a specific program’s start date. For specific information regarding a program's start date, new students should visit the "Getting Started" section of myPCOM. Academic terms apply only to the coursework or non-clinical component of degree programs. Clinical rotation schedules, clinical preceptorships and experiential learning schedules are provided by the applicable academic department or school.

Academic year calendars are provided as guides and are subject to change.

Academic terms apply only to the coursework or non-clinical component of degree programs. Second-year DO; third- and fourth-year DO clinical rotation schedules; second-year physician assistant clinical preceptorships; and fourth-year pharmacy experiential learning schedules are provided by the respective academic department or school.

Calendars are subject to change.

Calendar 2023-2024

Summer 2023

Date Day Event
June 5 Monday Summer term begins
June 19 Monday Juneteenth
July 3-4 Monday and Tuesday Independence Day Holiday
August 13 Sunday Summer term ends

Fall 2023

Date Day Event
August 14 Monday Fall term begins
September 4 Monday Labor Day Holiday
November 12 Sunday Fall term ends
November 13-17 Monday-Friday Fall break

Winter 2023

Date Day Event
November 20 Monday Winter term begins
November 22-24 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27 Monday Winter classes resume
December 22-January 1 Friday-Monday Winter Holiday
January 2 Tuesday Classes resume
January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
February 25 Sunday Winter term ends
February 26-March 1 Monday-Friday Winter term break

Spring 2024

Date Day Event
March 4 Monday Spring term begins
May 27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
June 2 Sunday Spring term ends

Calendar 2024-2025

Summer 2024

Date Day Event
June 3 Monday Summer term begins
June 19 Wednesday Juneteenth
July 4 Thursday Independence Day Holiday
August 11 Sunday Summer term ends

Fall 2024

Date Day Event
August 12 Monday Fall term begins
September 2 Monday Labor Day Holiday
November 10 Sunday Fall term ends
November 11-17 Monday-Sunday Fall break

Winter 2024

Date Day Event
November 18 Monday Winter term begins
November 28-December 1 Thursday-Sunday Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2 Monday Winter classes resume
December 23-January 3 Monday-Friday Winter Holiday
January 2 Thursday Winter classes resume
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Holiday
February 23 Sunday Winter term ends
February 24 - March 2 Monday-Sunday Winter term break

Spring 2025

Date Day Event
March 10 Monday Spring term begins
May 26 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
June 1 Sunday Spring term ends

Calendar 2025-2026 (Trimester Calendar Begins) Dates subject to change

Summer 2025

Date Day Event
May 5 Monday Summer term begins
May 26 Monday Memorial Day
June 18 Friday Juneteenth
July 4 Friday Independence Day Holiday
August 24 Sunday Summer term ends
August 25 -September 1 Monday - Sunday Break

Fall 2025

Date Day Event
September 2 Monday Fall term begins
November 26 - November 28 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving Holiday
December 21 Sunday Fall term ends
December 22 - January 4 Monday-Sunday Break

Spring 2026

Date Day Event
January 5 Monday Spring term begins
January 19 Monday MLK Day
April 26 Sunday Spring term ends
April 27 - May 3 Monday - Sunday Break

Calendar 2026-2027

Summer 2026

Date Day Event
May 4 Monday Summer term begins
May 25 Monday Memorial Day
June 19 Friday Juneteenth Holiday
July 6 Monday Independence Day Holiday (Observed)
August 23 Sunday Sumer term ends
August 24 - August 30 Monday - Sunday Break

Fall 2026

Date Day Event
August 31 Monday Fall term begins
September 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday
November 26 - 27 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving Holiday
December 20 Sunday Fall Term Ends
December 21 - January 3 Monday - Sunday Break

Spring 2027

Date Day Event
January 4 Monday Spring term begins
January 18 Monday MLK Day
April 25 Sunday Spring term ends
April 26 - May 2 Monday - Sunday Break

Calendar 2027-2028

Summer 2027

Date Day Event
May 3 Monday Summer term begins
May 31 Monday Memorial Day
June 21 Monday Juneteenth (Observed)
July 5 Monday Independence Day Holiday (Observed)
August 22 Sunday Spring Term Ends
August 22 - August 29 Monday - Sunday Break

Fall 2027

Date Day Event
August 30 Monday Fall term begins
September 6 Monday Labor Day Holiday
November 24 -26 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving Holiday
December 19 Sunday Fall Term Ends
December 20 - January 2 Monday - Sunday Break

Spring 2028

Date Day Event
January 3 Monday Spring Term Begins
January 17 Monday MLK Day
April 23 Sunday Spring Term Ends
April 24 - April 30 Sunday - Monday Break
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