UCSF

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Academic calendar

This calendar applies to 1st-, 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-year PharmD didactic courses. When a discrepancy exists with the Registrar’s calendar, our academic calendar takes precedence over theirs. This academic year has 146 days of instruction.

Fall 2017

This quarter has 49 days of instruction.

Required reorientation for P2 & P3

Sep 27, Wed

Instruction begins

Sep 28, Thu

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 10, Fri

Thanksgiving holiday

Nov 23–24, Thu–Fri

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Dec 8, Fri

Final exams

Dec 11–15, Mon–Fri

Winter break

Dec 16–Jan 7, Sat–Sun

Winter holiday

Dec 25 & 26, Mon & Tue

New Year's holiday

Dec 29 & Jan 1, Fri & Mon

Winter 2018

This quarter has 48 days of instruction.

Instruction begins

Jan 8, Mon

Last day to file or change your study list online

See Deadlines.

MLK Jr. holiday

Jan 15, Mon

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

See Deadlines.

Presidents holiday

Feb 19, Mon

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Mar 16, Fri

Final exams

Mar 19–23, Mon–Fri

Spring break

Mar 24–Apr 1, Sat–Sun

Cesar Chavez holiday

Mar 30, Fri

Spring 2018

This quarter has 49 days of instruction.

Instruction begins

Apr 2, 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 28, Mon

Instruction ends (see Reading Day below)

Jun 8, Fri

Final exams

Jun 11–15, 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 2017

Block 1

Jun 26–Aug 4, Mon–Fri

Break

Aug 5–13, Sat–Sun

Block 2

Aug 14–Sep 22, Mon–Fri

 

Fall 2017

Block 1

Sep 25–Nov 3, Mon–Fri

Block 2

Nov 6–Dec 15, Mon–Fri

Break

Dec 16–Jan 7, Sat–Sun

 

Winter 2018

Block 1

Jan 8–Feb 16, Mon–Fri

Block 2

Feb 19–Mar 30, Mon–Fri

 

Spring 2018

Block 1

Apr 2–May 11, Mon–Fri

Break

May 12–20, Sat–Sun

Block 2

May 21–Jun 29, Mon–Fri

 

Summer 2018

Block 1

Jul 2–Aug 10, Mon–Fri

Break

Aug 11–19, Sat–Sun

Block 2

Aug 20–Sep 28, Mon–Fri

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