UCSF

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Academic calendar

This calendar applies to 1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-year PharmD didactic courses. It differs from the academic calendar of the Office of the Registrar. Use the Registrar's academic calendar for determining only registration and graduation dates. For all other dates, when a discrepancy exists, our academic calendar takes precedence over theirs. This academic year has 146 days of instruction.

Fall 2015

This quarter has 49 days of instruction.

Required reorientation for P2 & P3

Sep 23, Wed

Instruction begins

Sep 24, Thu

Instruction begins for HSPR P4

Sep 29, Tue

Last day to file or change your study list online

See Deadlines.

Last day to change grading option or drop a course by petition with fee

See Deadlines.

Veteran's holiday

Nov 11, Wed

Thanksgiving holiday

Nov 26-27, Thu-Fri

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Dec 4, Fri

Final exams

Dec 7-11, Mon-Fri

Winter break

Dec 12-Jan 3, Sat-Sun

Winter holiday

Dec 24-25, Thu-Fri

New Year's holiday

Dec 31-Jan 1, Thu-Fri

Winter 2016

This quarter has 48 days of instruction.

Instruction begins

Jan 4, Mon

Last day to file or change your study list online

See Deadlines.

MLK Jr. holiday

Jan 18, Mon

Last day to change grading option or drop a course by petition with fee

See Deadlines.

Presidents holiday

Feb 15, Mon

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Mar 11, Fri

Final exams

Mar 14-18, Mon-Fri

Spring break

Mar 19-27, Sat-Sun

Cesar Chavez holiday

Mar 25, Fri

Spring 2016

This quarter has 49 days of instruction.

Instruction begins

Mar 28, Mon

Last day to file or change your study list online

See Deadlines.

Last day to change grading option or drop a course by petition with fee

See Deadlines.

Commencement

to be announced

Memorial holiday

May 30, Mon

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Jun 3, Fri

Final exams

Jun 6-10, Mon-Fri

Notes

  • Reading Day: The last day of instruction is designated as a Reading Day. Classes normally offered on this day are rescheduled.
  • Holiday = Classes are not in session, administrative offices are closed.
  • Break = Classes are not in session, administrative offices are open.

Block calendar

This calendar applies to all site locations in 3rd- and 4th-year Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences.

Medical facilities, clinics and APPE sites may or may not observe UCSF holidays given patient care needs. Check with your preceptor if you have a question about the schedule that will apply during your rotations.

 

Summer 2015

Block 1

Jun 29-Aug 7, Mon-Fri

Break

Aug 8-16, Sat-Sun

Block 2

Aug 17-Sep 25, Mon-Fri

 

Fall 2015

Block 1

Sep 28-Nov 6, Mon-Fri

Block 2

Nov 9-Dec 18, Mon-Fri

Break

Dec 19-Jan 3, Sat-Sun

 

Winter 2016

Block 1

Jan 4-Feb 12, Mon-Fri

Block 2

Feb 15-Mar 25, Mon-Fri

 

Spring 2016

Block 1

Mar 28-May 6, Mon-Fri

Break

May 7-15, Sat-Sun

Block 2

May 16-Jun 24, Mon-Fri

 

Summer 2016

Block 1

Jun 27-Aug 5, Mon-Fri

Break

Aug 6-14, Sat-Sun

Block 2

Aug 15-Sep 23, Mon-Fri

Related site: Registration for study list filing, change grade option, and drop a course deadlines