College of Medicine Academic Calendar

Spring 2020

Classes Resume after Winter BreakJanuary 6
Martin Luther King DayJanuary 20
President’s DayFebruary 17
NRMP Rank Order List Deadline (National)February 19*
Spring Break (Juniors at NW Campus)Varies with UA schedule
Spring Break (Juniors)February 29 - March 8
Classes Resume for JuniorsMarch 9
NRMP Match Day (Seniors off this day)March 20*
Spring Break (Freshmen and Sophomores)March 21 - 29
Classes Resume for Freshmen and SophomoresMarch 30
Last Day of Senior 11th Block (Not last day for M4 class)April 24
Senior Summary WeekApril 27-May 1
Last Day of Classes (Seniors)May 1
Last Day of Classes (Sophomores)May 15
Senior Honors ConvocationMay 15
CommencementMay 16
Last Day for Rising Juniors (Class 2021) to pass Step 1May 17
Memorial DayMay 25
Last Day of Classes (Freshmen and Juniors)May 29

* = Tentative

Fall 2020

Classes begin (Seniors)June 1
Last Day for rising Juniors (Class of 2022) to take Step 1 for the 1st time.June 3
Clerkships Begin (Juniors)June 8
Independence Day (Observed)July 3
Freshman OrientationAugust 4-7
Classes Begin (Freshmen and Sophomores)August 10
Labor DaySeptember 7
Fall Break (Freshmen and Sophomores)October 10-18
Classes Resume (Freshmen and Sophomores)October 19
Veteran's DayNovember 11
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes M4November 13
First Day of Spring Semester Classes M4November 16
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes M3November 20
First Day of Spring Semester Classes M3November 23
Thanksgiving November 26-27
Winter Break Begins (M4)December 12
Winter Break Begins (M1, M2, M3)December 19

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This version of the UAMS College of Medicine Academic Calendar updated on November 6, 2018.

All information above is subject to change without notice.